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WATCH LIVE | Legault delivers opening speech in Quebec legislature

Francois Legault is delivering his opening speech in the national assembly Wednesday afternoon after winning a second mandate as Quebec premier. The speech, which is set to begin at 3 p.m., will set the agenda of the Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) government for the 43rd legislative session, after the party won a sweeping majority following the Oct. 3 election.

Quebec Premier Francois Legault speaks as the National Assembly sits for its 43rd Legislature, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 in Quebec City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

300k Quebec kids eligible for English school, 76 per cent attend: StatCan

New census data from Statistics Canada shows that nearly one million Canadian children have the constitutional right to education in an official minority language. The census found that 304,000 children in Quebec have the right to attend regular English public schools and that 593,000 children outside the province have the right to attend regular French public schools.

The offices of the English Montreal School Board are seen Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan RemiorzThe offices of the English Montreal School Board are seen Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz Ryan Remiorz

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Canadian Pacific's Holiday Train of Lights visits Montreal Sunday night

After two years of virtual activities due to the pandemic, the Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train has resumed its food bank tour and stopped in the Montreal area on Sunday night. The train visited Montreal's west end and offered a free festive concert, and then did the same in Beaconsfield later in the evening.

For the first time since 2019, the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will make its annual journey through Canada and the U.S. to bring live music and raise holiday spirits across the regions. The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is shown in this undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Canadian Pacific/Neil Zeller


Inuit community leads Arctic shift to clean energy: hydroelectric project to replace diesel

For many years, Inukjuak, like many communities in the north, has relied on diesel to heat homes, keep the lights on, and power its institutions. Now, for the first time in the region, construction is underway on a massive hydroelectric project. When it's completed, it will replace diesel at the community's primary source of energy, and provide a surplus which Inukjuak will sell to Hydro-Quebec.

Overcoming the past

Overcoming the past | Canada's history in Inukjuak

Inuit in Inukjuak are still overcoming the effects of Canadian influence in their home. In this extended interview, Inukjuak's former mayor, the late Simeonie Nalukturuk describes, in his own words, the residential school system, the dog slaughter, and the forced Arctic relocation. CONTENT WARNING -- This interview contains details some may find distressing.


IN PICTURES | Inukjuak to leave diesel behind

Inukjuak is one of 14 Inuit communities in Nunavik, the northernmost region of Quebec. Take a look at some scenes from there, as community members prepare to stop using diesel, which presently provides for the bulk of the municipality's energy needs.


ABOUT THIS PROJECT | Concordia project: Green energy reporting and Call to Action 86

This is a story about Inuit resilience, self-determination and true climate leadership. The day before this site went live on CTV, the documentaries were screened at Uquutaq High School in Inukjuak. Next up, we will screen with the Indigenous Clean Energy team at the Canada Pavilion at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. The focus is on Indigenous communities leading the way in Canada’s energy transition.

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Man in his 20s found dead with bullet wounds in Dorval

Montreal police (SPVM) are investigating after a man's body was found shot dead in a residential area in Dorval Tuesday night. Around 11 p.m., a citizen called 911 after discovering the victim's body near the Mimosa Avenue and Carson Street intersection.

An investigation is underway after a man in his 20s was found dead in the Montreal region of Dorval on Nov. 29, 2022. (Cosmo Santamaria/CTV News) Top Stories

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