Valérie Plante

Montreal invests $7.6M to create 151 new affordable housing units

The city of Montreal will be creating 151 new affordable housing units in Ahuntsic-Cartierville and Rosemont, Mayor Valérie Plante announced …

Housing

Molson to keep offices in Montreal as brewery moves to the South Shore

Molson Coors Canada Inc. has announced it plans to keep its offices in Montreal, even when its new brewery begins operations across the river in …

Canada

Montreal mayor Valérie Plante busts a move at graffiti convention

Oh, the things we do for a crowd.Montreal mayor Valérie Plante was seen solo dancing in the centre of a circle of people at the Under Pressure …

Street Art

Montreal Will Be Permanently Closing Part Of Sherbrooke Street To Cars During Rush Hours

<b>Montreal politicians and commuters,</b> alike, have long imagined solutions to the city's congested roads and crumbling infrastructure.<p><b>Those efforts have</b> …

Bike Lanes

Cultural spaces, entrepreneurship to get cash from Montreal, Quebec

Montreal’s cultural sector will be receiving a boost to the tune of $153 million following the renewal of the city and provincial government’s …

Digital Culture

Plante kicks Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Ex mayor out of caucus for 'inappropriate behaviour'

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante has kicked Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension borough Mayor Giuliana Fumagalli out of her caucus at city hall and …

City Halls

Activists slam Montreal North borough for feeble tribute to Fredy Villanueva

As Montreal North prepares to mark ten years since 18-year-old Fredy Villaneuva was shot and killed by police, activists and community groups are …

Time Capsules

Montreal gives McCord Museum three options for new home

After announcing that the site where the McCord museum planned to build its $150-million home would instead be turned into a park, the city of …

McGill University

Gone in 160 seconds: Montreal bike thief filmed in action

It didn’t even take three minutes for a bike thief to make off with someone’s ride.The Spotted: Montreal Facebook page, which published the video of …

Valérie Plante

Montreal implementing measures after three children attacked by coyotes

Montreal’s mayor says the city is taking all necessary steps to track down a coyote that is believed to have attacked three young children.<p><b>READ MORE:</b> …

Canadian News

Valérie Plante ready to run again — in Montreal triathlon

Where does Montreal’s mayor get her boundless energy?It’s from a lifetime habit of being physically active, Valérie Plante said Monday at a press …

Speed Skating

In case you missed it, here's what happened in Montreal on July 30

<i>Busy day? Here’s what you might have overlooked.</i><b>Projet Montréal’s pledged new hybrid buses will cost more than $1 million each</b>, according to the …

Elections

Proposal for $2.3B solar-panel plant moves ahead; site is in question

The city of Montreal and the U.K.-based high-tech company Solargise will move forward on a proposed $2.3-billion solar-panel plant, according to a …

City Politics

Baseball commish says 'Montreal certainly' is a candidate for expansion

Major League Baseball is looking to expand and considering Montreal as a possible destination.Commissioner Rob Manfred discussed the league’s plans …

Baseball

Pedestrian dies after being struck by truck on Gouin Blvd.

A 65-year-old man died after being struck by a dump truck Tuesday morning on Gouin Blvd. in Montreal North.The incident occurred around 9 a.m. when …

Valérie Plante

Sometimes you just want to jump into the river

<b>Le Grand Splash, feat. Mayor Valérie Plante (centre, in green). Photos by Cindy Lopez</b><p>About 140 people — including Montreal mayor Valerie Plante — …

Valérie Plante

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante defends decision not to walk in Canada Day parade

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante defended herself Tuesday when asked why she did not take part in Canada Day festivities.<p><b>READ MORE: Despite controversy,</b> …

Canada

Poll: Would you jump into the St. Lawrence River?

On Tuesday Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante jumped into the St. Lawrence River as part of the annual Grand Splash event.With this week’s extreme heat …

Valérie Plante

Grand Splash: Mayor Valérie Plante jumps into the St. Lawrence River

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante jumped into the St. Lawrence River on Tuesday as part of the annual Grand Splash event.It’s the fourth time Plante has …

General Hospital

Mayor Valerie Plante skips Canada Day festivities

Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante will not be attending Canada Day celebrations this year.<p>According to her spokesperson, she has the day off.<p>Plante did …

Canada

City reinforces efforts to fight squalid living conditions with inspectors, fines

The City of Montreal is planning on more than doubling the number of building inspectors on the payroll and tripling building inspections by 2021 in …

Canadian News

In case you missed it, here's what happened in Montreal on June 15

Gay Village’s rainbow-coloured balls will stayAfter what Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante’s office called “a wave of love from Montrealers,” designer …

Corruption

Montreal's New Animal Control Bylaws Will See Dangerous Dogs Euthanized

<b>Here we go again!...</b><p><b>Just a few weeks ago, Quebec removed the pit bull ban</b> across the whole province, and discussions of a reformed animal bylaw for …

Dog Breeds

This week on ‘Focus Montreal:’ June 3

<i>Focus Montreal</i> introduces Montrealers to people who are shaping our community by bringing their stories into focus.<p>It airs Saturday at 5:30 p.m., as …

Canadian News

C2 Montréal: Valérie Plante and Snoop Dogg are apparently friends now

This could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship.Montreal mayor Valérie Plante met rapper and cannabis entrepreneur Snoop Dogg at the C2 …

Snoop Dogg

Valérie Plante sweeps away accusations of street-cleaning favouritism

Five borough mayors — all members of the main municipal opposition party — are claiming that the expansion of a street-cleaning program favours …

Canadian News

Mayor Valérie Plante Wants To Officiate Weddings In Montreal

Well, this one gave me my daily news chuckle, that's for sure!<p>Montreal's first-ever female leader, Valérie Plante is known for many things. She's …

City Halls

For better or for worse, Valérie Plante wants to perform weddings

Mayor Valérie Plante is asking the Quebec Justice Department for authorization to perform weddings in Montreal.A Quebec law passed in 2002 makes it …

U.S. Department of Justice

Perez lambastes response to harassment allegation against borough mayor

City hall opposition leader Lionel Perez says Mayor Valérie Plante should immediately suspend a borough mayor accused of workplace harassment, not …

Canadian News

Mayor Valérie Plante inviting Montrealers to give back on Greater Montreal Day

May 10 is Greater Montreal Day and Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante is encouraging Montrealers to give back and be kind:<p><i>It is with great pleasure that I</i> …

Canada