Quebec

Canopy Growth forms JV to convert Quebec tomato greenhouse to cannabis

MIRABEL, Que. — Canopy Growth Corp. has signed a joint-venture deal with Les Serres Stephane Bertrand Inc., a large-scale tomato greenhouse operator …

Cannabis

A glorious wonderland: Why you should visit Quebec City in winter

Carriage rides seem a perfect fit for the walled city of Quebec.<p>The castle-like chateau dominates the landscape, snow-covered and majestic. The St …

Quebec City

Children in Canada will be taught about same-sex relationships from the age of four

Mandatory sex education lessons in Quebec will start at kindergarten.<p>Some parents have criticied the move.<p>Education minister Sébastien Proulx says …

Quebec City

Smog warning in effect; wood burning illegal in Montreal

Environment Canada has issued a smog warning for Montreal Island, Châteauguay, Laval and Longueuil/Varennes. For those who live within city of …

Pollution

Stephen Gordon: Quebec is struggling to find enough workers. Yet employers aren't offering to pay more

There’s a labour market shortage in Quebec, or at least reports of a shortage are appearing regularly in the local media. Employers are complaining …

Economics

While you were sleeping: Holiday travel headaches; 100-foot-long joint

While power has been restored to the world’s busiest airport, the travel woes will linger for days.<p>Thousands of people were stranded Monday morning …

Eastern Canada

In the wake of bombshell reports, mayor to address Formula E's future in Montreal

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante will meet the press Monday morning to “provide an update on the future of Formula Electric (racing) in Montreal.”<p>The …

Eastern Canada

Murder attempt followed by suicide suspected in Pincourt shootings

Provincial police suspect it was a murder attempt followed by an apparent suicide that left a 59-year-old man dead and a 55-year-old man seriously …

Crime

'A unique Canadian problem:' Goalie rental apps connect teams with netminders

MONTREAL — His netminding skills may not rival those of the Montreal Canadiens’ Carey Price, but Jacques Gravel has saved many a hockey game.<p>And at …

Eastern Canada

50 Years of Aislin: My talented friends at CJAD

In the 1980s, when editors at the Montreal Gazette spiked a cartoon, I’d fax a copy to CJAD news director Gord Sinclair, who would gleefully describe …

Eastern Canada

Learning disability leaves mother out of work

For Anick, expressing herself is a challenge.<p>The single mother’s dyslexia slows her down and makes communicating difficult, leaving her unable to …

Eastern Canada

From the archives: James McGill, fondly, if inaccurately, is remembered

This story was first published on Dec. 18, 2005, in the Montreal Gazette.<p>“Died. On Sunday last, aged 69 years, after a short illness, The Hon. James …

History

Montreal this morning: Snow and maybe some freezing drizzle

Light snow early in the day with a risk of freezing drizzle late in the afternoon. About 2 centimetres of accumulation is expected.<p>Environment Canada …

Eastern Canada

Mobile home fire in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu leaves man dead

A 69-year-old man died after a fire broke out early Monday in a mobile home in the L’Acadie district of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.<p>Local firefighters …

Eastern Canada

Allison Hanes: Yes, fake news can appear in Quebec, too

An event that never even happened dominated the Quebec news cycle late last week, spawned front-page headlines, drew concerned comments from Premier …

Eastern Canada

Montreal seeks to be world leader in responsible artificial intelligence research

Various computer scientists, researchers, lawyers and other techies have recently been attending bi-monthly meetings in Montreal to discuss life’s …

Artificial Intelligence

Snowmobiler pulled from icy waters near St-Gilbert

A 69-year-old man is in critical condition in a hospital after the snowmobile he was driving fell through the ice on the St. Anne River near …

Eastern Canada

Duncan: Could Opération Nez Rouge include Yeux Rouge for 2018?

With the holiday season upon us and holiday parties and gatherings occurring, it’s important to remember that if consuming alcohol, to do so …

Eastern Canada

Conservative Julien should loosen reins in OT | HI/O Bonus

Our panel looks at how much responsibility Claude Julien has for the team’s lack of success this season?<p>Missed this week’s show? You can watch it …

Eastern Canada

Pat Hickey: Outdoor games no guarantee of good hockey

There’s nothing better than an event, a once-in-a-lifetime experience, which explains why nearly 34,000 people paid between $129 and $399 to sit in …

Ice Hockey

Canadian Cancer Society's 'Thingamaboob' awareness campaign aims to save lives

The annual “Thingamaboob” breast cancer awareness campaign continues this holiday season, says the Canadian Cancer Society.<p>The organization strongly …

Eastern Canada

Snow-removal operations 98 per cent complete in Montreal

Snow-removal operations across the city of Montreal were all but complete on Sunday evening, following the first major snowfall of the season that …

Weather

Bishop scores go-ahead goal shorthanded to lead Checkers in 7-5 win over Rocket

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Clark Bishop’s short-handed goal in the third period broke a tie game and the Charlotte Checkers went on to beat the Laval Rocket …

Eastern Canada

Overnight fire gutted east-end restaurant

An early morning fire spread through Teddy’s Deli-Bar and burst into a wild blaze causing considerable damage to the restaurant in Montreal’s …

Eastern Canada

Jack Todd: Otis Grant is a true champion in and out of the limelight

It was winter in England when I stumbled off the plane at Heathrow in December 1997, endured the customs shuffle, fell into a cab to St. Pancras …

Eastern Canada

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

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 …

Eastern Canada

While you were sleeping: Xmas Bath is a tradition in Nice; Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan

Top stories from around the world:<p><b>Brave souls jump in the water for Nice’s annual Christmas bath:</b> Around 200 people took to the sea on the occasion …

Eastern Canada

From the archives: Lady Rose blossomed after scandal

This story was first published on Dec. 15, 2012, in the Montreal Gazette.<p>In December 1883, word arrived in the city that the wife of Sir John Rose …

Eastern Canada

Cold weather: Measures put in place to help Montreal's homeless

In this period of extreme cold, special measures have been put in place to help homeless people in Montreal.<p>The Centre intégré universitaire de santé …

Eastern Canada