Traditional chiefs of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation have arrived in Kahnawake, Que., as they continue their tour of Mohawk communities in eastern Canada where rail blockades in solidarity with their cause have been erected.
While tensions between some of Canada’s Indigenous groups and the federal government are at a high, an event held over the weekend at Concordia university is aimed at improving relations between Native and non-Native Canadians.
A Zamboni driver who was forced onto the ice as an emergency backup goalie for the Carolina Hurricanes made eight saves to help carry the team to victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in a dramatic turn of events.
A report by a French-based charity that helps people who are developmentally disabled has concluded its late Canadian founder had 'manipulative sexual relationships' with women over several decades, shocking members of the group that continue his work today.
Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime is off to the final at the Open 13 men's tennis tournament. The 19-year-old from Montreal, the tournament's seventh seed, advanced with a 7-5, 7-6 (2) semifinal win over French veteran Gilles Simon on Saturday. Auger-Aliassime will face defending-champion Stefanos Tsitsipas in the championship game Sunday.
In the news this week: A massive vehicle pileup near Montreal leaves two dead and dozens injured; For the second time in less than two weeks, a $9-million lottery jackpot goes to a Quebecer; Police deliver an injunction to demonstrators blocking the rail tracks in St. Lambert; A Montreal man killed in collision with train while taking driving test; and Partial Via Rail service to resume between Quebec City, Montreal and Ottawa.
Montreal police are seeking an important witness in a fatal collision between a car and a train.
According to witnesses at the scene, the driver had a black beard and wore a beige turban. He spoke French and appeared to be of Indian origin.
One of Canada's three top-tier junior circuits, the QMJHL delayed a vote on the possibility of taking a harsher stance towards fighting at a meeting Thursday. But the league's member teams are expected to reconvene in August, with 12 of 18 clubs needing to approve any proposed rule change.
A $4.5 billion surplus was recorded in the coffers of the Quebec government at the end of November, an amount that should decrease considerably in the last four months of the current fiscal year, according to the Legault government.
The country's highest court has ruled that Quebec courts have jurisdiction to settle a dispute between the Innu and the mining company IOC, even if the actions alleged in the ancestral territory overlap two provinces.
The Quebec pension fund manager generated a 10.4 per cent annual return on investments in 2019, or $31.1 billion, growing its net assets to $340 billion. Its benchmark portfolio, however, grew 11.9 per cent.
Over 600 doctors, along with an additional 600 health professionals and various partners are asking the government of Quebec, in the form of a petition, for financial aid in the "green" urban development of Montreal infrastructure.