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Toddler taken to hospital after being found alone in burning apartment

Montreal police crawled on the ground through dense smoke to reach an apartment where they found an 18-month-old baby alone, authorities said Thursday. The child was taken to hospital and

Business News

Bride launches class-action lawsuit against Air Transat for ruining wedding

MONTREAL — A disgruntled B.C. bride has filed a national class-action lawsuit against Air Transat for ruining her wedding by allegedly misrepresenting flights as non-stop. Vancouver law firm Rosenberg Kosakoski

National Sports

Three-time Olympic gold medallist Hamelin to lead Canada’s 2018 short-track team

MONTREAL — Three-time Olympic gold medallist Charles Hamelin will lead a veteran Canadian short-track speedskating team to the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The native of Sainte-Julie, Que.,


Quebec City mosque says president’s car deliberately set on fire

Mohamed Labidi answers reporters’ question after attending the trial of Alexandre Bissonnette, at the hall of justice, Tuesday, February 21, 2017 in Quebec City. A car belonging to the president


PQ leader maintains position Trudeau is responsible for influx of refugees

SAINT-EUSTACHE, Que. — The leader of the Parti Quebecois doubled down Wednesday on his claim Justin Trudeau’s famous tweet welcoming the world’s persecuted people into Canada is responsible for the


Quebec City hospital employees in the doghouse after helping canine in hot car

MONTREAL — Four suspended Quebec City hospital employees will fight the disciplinary action imposed against them for removing a dog from a hot car and bringing it into the building.


Loto-Quebec to use virtual reality to counsel winners on coping with windfall

Lottery winners in Quebec are getting a new way to practice saying ‘No’ when asked for money. Loto-Quebec began offering virtual reality technology Wednesday to winners who might have trouble


Alouettes host Redblacks with both teams looking to make a move in the CFL East

MONTREAL — Looking to turn the page on the first nine games of their season, the Montreal Alouettes start the second half of the year with a crucial divisional matchup.


Quebec activist Jaggi Singh arraigned on obstruction and impersonation charges

Police arrest Jaggi Singh in Montreal on Saturday, September 23, 2006 near a police line at the hotel where Afghan President Hamid Karzai was speaking. A well-known left-wing activist has


Police seek getaway vehicle in slaying of man in Montreal

Montreal police say they are searching for suspects after a man was gunned down inside the front door of an apartment Tuesday night. Police say the suspects pulled up in


Byelection to be held in Quebec City riding of Louis-Hebert on Oct. 2

QUEBEC — A provincial byelection will be held in the Quebec City riding of Louis-Hebert on Oct. 2. The vote will fill the national assembly’s only remaining vacant seat, left


Montreal’s Neuro and AI community at heart of world ‘open science’ movement

Guy Rouleau, director of McGill’s Neurological Institute, is seen in a laboratory, Tuesday, August 22, 2017 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson. Montreal’s world-famous brain research centre is in the