Defenceman Jon Merrill will play his first game with the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night against the Edmonton Oilers after being acquired from the Detroit Red Wings on April 11 in return for a fifth-round pick and AHL forward Hayden Verbeek.
A pair of proposed changes to the federal budget put forward by opposition parties will determine whether the minority Liberal government will fall, triggering a process that could culminate in an election.
Quebec's secularism law, Bill 21, has been upheld by the province's Superior Court, with two exceptions: it won't apply to English school boards or to members of the provincial legislature. Premier Legault said he wasn't happy with the ruling and the province will appeal.
Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man's neck in a case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing in the U.S.
After having held Connor McDavid in check the previous five games of the season, the best player in the world would not be denied as he put up three points in the final 11 minutes of the game to give the Edmonton Oilers a 4-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.
Business associations, minority groups, unions and other special interests reacted to the federal Liberal's budget on Monday, with some praising its initiatives in childcare, and others saying it falls short in other areas.
The federal government is unveiling $101.4 billion in new spending, aimed at both supporting the country through the third COVID-19 wave, and stimulating the economic recovery post-pandemic, in a historic budget presented by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland.
While Quebec teachers unionized with one group will soon be asked to vote on their agreement in principle, the members of another major union are still planning a walkout on April 27 over their lack of a deal.
The Quebec Liberal Party is calling on the Quebec government to set up emergency services, including setting up hotel rooms, to accommodate women fleeing domestic violence when no shelters are available.