Eastern Canada

Held in maximum security without charge, she begged her husband to get her out. A week later, Teresa Gratton was dead

A week before she died, Teresa Michelle Gratton wrote her husband a panicked letter.<p>Scrawling in frantic capital letters, she begged him to get her …

Crime

The ultimate Montreal board game: Construction & Corruption

To pass the time while stuck in infernal traffic on Highway 40 this summer, David Loach came up with the quintessential Montreal board game: …

Board Games

Easy money: How fraudsters can make millions off Canadian investors, get barely punished and do it again

A Globe data investigation of 30 years' worth of regulatory cases reveals a toothless system. Grant Robertson and Tom Cardoso report<p>In 2014, the Ontario Securities Commission sent a stern message to Howard Rash, banning him from the capital markets – for life. It was one of the toughest sanctions …

Corruption

Kids train with Grey Cup champion

THUNDER BAY - Thunder Bay is known as a hockey town, producing numerous pro-athletes. But another sport is gaining popularity in the city, and young …

Canadian Football League

See what Christmas in Montreal looked like 60 years ago

When it comes to Christmas in Montreal, some things never change.<p>The NFB documentary The Day Before Christmas is a reminder of where this is – and is …

Quebec

Man walking to girlfriend's home robbed at gunpoint in Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS – Two men dressed in black and wearing ski masks robbed a 34-year-old Niagara Avenue man early Friday as he walked in the 600 block of …

Niagara Falls

Protesters object to development of Cape Breton mountain sacred to Mi’kmaq

BADDECK, N.S. – Dozens of protesters are taking a stand against mining projects on a Cape Breton mountain that is sacred to the Mi’kmaq.<p>Raymond …

Atlantic Canada

1,000 miles. Five days. Four families. One tree.

Before it reached Lisa Maichin’s cozy living room in Queens, New York, her Christmas tree — now speckled with delicate crochet angels and glinting …

Nova Scotia

Niagara Falls sex offender jailed for failing to register

Robert E. Draper, a Level 3 sex offender from Niagara Falls, was sentenced Friday to a year in the Niagara County Jail for failing to visit Police …

Crime

Should fraternities be permanently banned for bad behavior?

Should fraternities be permanently banned for bad behavior?

New Jersey

Makar, Timmins Named To World Junior Roster

Makar, Colorado's first-round selection (fourth overall) at the 2017 NHL Draft, is playing for the University of Massachusetts this season and has …

Ice Hockey

Josh Freed: It's time to ditch the switch and stay on Daylight Saving Time

As I write, night is falling fast, which is utterly depressing because it’s only 3:45 p.m. — the middle of my day.<p>We are marooned in the Great …

Quebec

Firefighters combat downtown Montreal blaze

Firefighters have set up a security perimetre in the heart of downtown to fight a fire on Stanley St. north of Sherbrooke St. W.<p>Montreal police …

Quebec

Downtown Charlottetown apartment development faces another hurdle

APM CEO Tim Banks says he still plans to begin construction by spring despite appeal of approval<p>A Prince Edward Island developer is standing his …

Toronto

Storytellers weave francophone tales for English audience

Nicole Fournier and Janet LeRoy want to introduce a largely anglophone audience to French-Canadian lore<p>Quebec may be just across the Ottawa River, …

Storytelling

Montreal police seek missing autistic teenager

Montreal police are asking for the public’s help in the search for a 17-year-old boy.<p>Paul Gerard Ngoujou was last seen in Mount-Royal Park around …

Quebec

Terror trial: Jury breaks from deliberations to ask a question

The jury deliberating in the trial of a young couple facing terrorism charges have sent an envelope to the judge indicating that they have a question.<p>…

Quebec

Move deadline for winter tires to Dec. 1: CAA-Québec

The CAA supports the Quebec government’s intention of moving up the deadline for installing winter tires to Dec. 1 from Dec. 15.<p>The deadline should …

Quebec

Investigation underway after man falls from ship at Thunder Bay port

Incident occurred December 8<p>Canada's Transportation Safety Board (TSB) is investigating after a man fell overboard from a ship earlier this month at …

Quebec City

Montrealers march against slavery in wake of CNN slave-market video

Montrealers are getting ready to march against modern-day slavery in Libya on Saturday.<p>The Ligue des Noirs du Québec is organizing the march, along …

Quebec

As Montreal shovels away snowfall, chiropractors get more visits

Chiropractors saw an increase in the number of clinic visits this week as the first major snowfall of the season hit Montreal and many reported …

Quebec

Holiday display a window into Charlottetown's past

'That's what we want, we want people talking about it'<p>Ever wonder what Christmas was like in Charlottetown 100 years ago?<p>The city's Planning and …

Prince Edward Island

From the archives: Nuisance of winter tested patience of Montrealers

This story was first published on Dec. 15, 2002, in the Montreal Gazette.<p>Sliding on the Street – This practice, the great nuisance of our winter …

Quebec

Man, 38, attacked by four masked men in Villeray

A 38-year-old man, known to police, was assaulted by four masked men Friday night in an apartment building in the Villeray district.<p>The four men …

Quebec

Valentin Zykov scores winner as Checkers hand Rocket fourth straight loss

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Valentin Zykov’s power-play goal in the second period was the winner as the Charlotte Checkers defeated the Laval Rocket 3-1 on …

Quebec

Jacques Cartier and the lost village of Hochelaga

We set out to follow the path Jacques Cartier took in October 1535 when he swept into Hochelaga – the first recorded visit of a European to the …

Canada

This group hopes we wish each other a much simpler holiday season

Réseau québécois pour la simplicité volontaire has issued an invitation for everyone to enjoy a simpler, more mindful holiday season.<p>This does not …

Quebec

Shelter: 1909 on the outside, modern on the inside of Plateau duplex

As a child and a young adult, Janet Campbell moved around quite a lot. Her father was in the Royal Canadian Navy and he was posted to various places …

Lofts

Nez Rouge's busiest weekend? Good start with 6,630 rides on Friday

Opération Nez Rouge, which offers safe rides home to impaired revellers, is expecting this to be the biggest weekend of its 2017 operation, a …

Quebec

The week in review: Eviction, prescription, construction, Commission, compensation

Catch up on all the big stories that happened this week in Montreal.<p>How Françoise Goyette lost her home, and her sister<p>According to Quebec’s Civil …

Quebec