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'I am not a criminal': Habs goalie Carey Price speaks against controversial firearms bill

Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price has taken a stance against Ottawa's controversial Bill C-21, which would refine the definition of prohibited assault-style firearms -- drawing the ire of Canadian hunters who say the definition would outlaw weapons used within their practice. Meanwhile, the Liberals have repeatedly stated their intention is not to go after hunters but to restrict certain firearms designed for the 'battlefield.'

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, who is on the long term injury reserve list, speaks to the media at the team’s practice facility Monday, October 24, 2022 in Brossard, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Quebec gives a positive monthly report on La Fontaine tunnel project

The Quebec government has given a positive assessment of the first month since the installation of major obstacles to the Louis-Hippolyte-La Fontaine tunnel, between Montreal's east end and the South Shore, which have resulted in three of the tunnel's six lanes being closed since Oct. 31 and will remain closed until Nov. 2025.

Shooting at Atwater metro station in Montreal leaves man seriously injured

A 38-year-old man was seriously injured Sunday evening after he was shot in the Atwater metro station in downtown Montreal. According to Montreal police (SPVM), a shot rang out around 7 p.m. during an altercation involving a group of people. The victim reportedly fled the station and took refuge in a local business near the Alexis Nihon shopping centre.

Minister angered over vandalism causing phone outages in La Tuque, Que.

Despite the thousands of kilometres that separate Quebec from Germany and Belgium, that didn't stop federal minister François-Philippe Champagne from reacting strongly to the major blackout that deprived residents of La Tuque, in the Mauricie region, of their access to residential telephone lines and the Internet for several hours on Saturday.

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'I am not a criminal': Habs goalie Carey Price speaks against controversial firearms bill

Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price has taken a stance against Ottawa's controversial Bill C-21, which would refine the definition of prohibited assault-style firearms -- drawing the ire of Canadian hunters who say the definition would outlaw weapons used within their practice. Meanwhile, the Liberals have repeatedly stated their intention is not to go after hunters but to restrict certain firearms designed for the 'battlefield.'