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In case you missed it, here's what happened in Montreal on July 17

A look at the day’s events in and around Montreal:Former mayor Applebaum appeals his ban from real estate professionDisgraced former mayor Michael …

Real Estate

Gas price watch: Montrealers to pay more to fill up the tank

Gas prices jumped late Tuesday at Montreal-area gas stations to hit a high of $1.449 a litre.Earlier in the day, prices varied from a low of $1.294 a …

Cost of Living

Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by truck in LaSalle

A 49-year-old man is in critical condition after he was hit by a truck at an intersection in the LaSalle borough.Montreal police received several …

LaSalle

Air conditioners in short supply after Montreal's weeklong heat wave

Heat-weary Montrealers who are finally breaking down and trying to purchase an air conditioner may be in for more frustration as they find many local …

Heat Waves

Man stabbed in St-Léonard, three others flee the scene

A man is in serious condition after he was stabbed Tuesday in the St-Léonard borough.The man in his 20s was assaulted with a knife close to the …

Crime

Rogers Cup qualifying draw's strong field includes Puig, Giorgi

A Grand Slam champion and an Olympic gold medallist are among the players who will have to qualify for a spot in the main draw of the Rogers Cup …

Tennis

Rising Quebec rocker Hubert Lenoir up for prestigious music prize

Hubert Lenoir is on fire. The 23-year-old Quebec rocker released his debut solo album Darlène in February. He wears makeup, likes a raunchy guitar …

Music

Chez Doris seeks clothing donations to meet asylum seekers' needs

Chez Doris needs clothing donations to keep up with an increased number of asylum seekers using the organization’s services.The daytime shelter that …

Asylum Seekers

Canadiens expected to come up well short of NHL salary cap again

The Canadiens started last season $8 million below the NHL’s salary cap of US$75 million and ended up finishing 28th in the overall standings.It now …

NHL

CJAD 800 radio cuts ties with sports commentator Michael Farber

On July 3, Michael Farber sent out a Tweet that read: “To Montreal listeners on CJAD 800 and TSN 690, I’m off for the summer. Back around Labor Day. …

Hall of Fame

Former mayor Applebaum appeals his ban from real estate profession

Disgraced former mayor Michael Applebaum is going to court to try to get his real estate licence back.Applebaum has been trying to be readmitted to …

Real Estate

Poll: Will you buy cannabis when it's legalized?

Starting on Oct. 17, Canada will become the first major economy in the world to fully legalize marijuana.In Uruguay, it has been legal since …

Cannabis

Hawaii lava boat tours continue after explosion, injuries

The Coast Guard prohibits vessels from getting closer than 984 feet (300 metres) from where Kilauea volcano’s lava oozes into the sea.

Coast Guard

West Island community calendar for the week of July 18

<b>Galleries and</b> exhibitions<p><b>The Stewart Hall Art Gallery,</b> 176 Lakeshore Rd. in Pointe-Claire, presents the exhibition Making a Stand. Revisited …

McGill University

Trump blames 'double negative' for furor over Putin meeting

After 27 hours of near-universal condemnation, President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday he simply misspoke in Helsinki when he said, “I don’t see any …

Donald Trump

U.S. newspapers getting 'murdered' by steep tariffs imposed on Canadian newsprint

The duties imposed by the U.S. government on newsprint from Canada marked one of the first dramatic parries by the Trump administration against …

Tariffs

Iceberg looming over Greenland village spotted from space

The European Space Agency released an image Tuesday showing the giant iceberg just off the coast of Innaarsuit.

Global Warming

Two fishermen missing in Beauharnois

Authorities are looking for two fishermen who went missing Monday evening near Melocheville in Beauharnois.Around 2 a.m. Tuesday, search and rescuers …

Quebec

Surging Impact take first step toward Canadian title against Whitecaps

The Montreal Impact and the Vancouver Whitecaps are on the bubble in terms of making the Major League Soccer playoffs this season, but the Voyageurs …

Wayne Rooney

Lottery scam kingpin's property forfeited; will aid victims

Cash and jewelry seized from a Jamaican man accused of masterminding a large lottery scam in the U.S. will be liquidated and the proceeds doled out …

Corruption

No danger after freight train derailment near Quebec-Ontario border

Quebec’s public security minister offered assurances Tuesday that nothing leaked into a nearby river after a Canadian Pacific freight train …

Canada

Staff picks: Montreal splash pads for when the heat is too much

When it’s hot in the city, where can you take the kids to get some relief? How about one of the many splash pads that have popped up in city parks in …

Swimming Pools

Trudeau asks transport minister to tackle Greyhound's western pullout

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he has asked Transport Minister Marc Garneau to find solutions following Greyhound’s withdrawal of bus …

Canada

Trudeau poised to shuffle, retool cabinet with focus on Liberals' team for 2019

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau will shuffle his front benches Wednesday to install the roster of ministers that will be entrusted with leading the Liberal …

Canada

Invasive species known as the zombie plant present in waterways of five provinces

MONTREAL — An invasive plant species that has become a worrisome problem in Quebec lakes and rivers is also present in four other provinces as well …

Canada

Quebec man dies after tractor he was driving flips over

The incident occurred Tuesday in Metabetchouan–Lac-a-la-Croix, about 225 kilometres north of Quebec City.

Canada

Canada's Bouchard beats Bacsinszky in first-round match at Swiss Open

Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard advanced to the second round of the Swiss Open on Tuesday, rallying from a set down to beat Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland …

Tennis

Montreal's industrial real estate availability lowest since 2002

The amount of industrial space available for sale or lease in the Montreal area reached its lowest level in 15 years, during the second quarter of …

Real Estate

Canada should help Holocaust denier on trial in Germany: civil liberties group

OTTAWA — A civil liberties group is urging the Canadian government to end the “unjust and immoral” imprisonment of Monika Schaefer, a German-Canadian …

Rights & Freedoms

Alouettes add offensive-lineman Tyler Johnstone to roster

The Montreal Alouettes added national offensive-lineman Tyler Johnstone to the roster, the CFL team announced on Tuesday.<p>Johnstone, a 6-foot-6, …

College Football