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Pro- and anti- immigration protesters face off in duelling rallies

Anti-fascist demonstrators rush through RCMP police lines in an attempt to get closer to a small group of anti-immigration demonstrators on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Saturday, September 30, 2017.


Biologists work to save Quebec’s “most urban” snake as construction booms

A brown snake is seen at the Ecomuseum Friday, September 29, 2017 in Montreal. Biologists at the Ecomuseum are working to protect the Quebec population of the species, whose habitat


Canadiens waive Holland, Carr; send McCarron, Jerabek to AHL Laval

Montreal Canadiens’ Daniel Carr tries to score on the wrap-around past Washington Capitals goalie Philipp Grubauer as Canadiens’ Peter Holland looks on during first period NHL pre-season hockey action in


Byron a brace as Canadiens top Panthers 3-1 for first pre-season win

Montreal Canadiens centre Paul Byron (41) celebrates his goal past Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo (1) with teammates left wing Phillip Danault (24) and centre Andrew Shaw (65) during first

Arts & Culture Reviews

New cruise ship Silver Muse drops anchor in Quebec City

Review and photos by Job Patstone There are cruise-ship lines, and then there are exceptional cruise-ship lines and Life in Quebec had a chance this week to visit one of


Laval player suspended for head hit, but not the one that decked Concordia quarterback

Concordia Stingers quarterback Trenton Miller speaks to the media at a news conference Friday, September 29, 2017 in Montreal. A hit that dazed Miller and prompted the Concordia University quarterback


Jury selection complete for Lac-Megantic trial; to start Monday in Sherbrooke

SHERBROOKE, , Que. — Ten men and six women were selected among 300 candidates on Friday to sit as jurors in the trial of three men charged in 2013 Lac-Megantic


Terrorism: Ismael Habib sentenced to 9 years for attempting to leave Canada to join ISIL

MONTREAL — Ismael Habib had been ready to do anything for the Islamic State, including dying for it, a Quebec court judge said Friday to justify the accused’s nine-year prison


MLS: Impact coch Biello says players are fighting ‘for their jobs’ as season draws to close

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact may not be mathematically eliminated from MLS playoff contention, but it seems coach Mauro Biello is already closing the book on this season and looking


WTO appoints panel to review Bombardier CSeries subsidies

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. sustained another blow Friday as the World Trade Organization formally established a panel to review CSeries subsidies at the request of Brazil’s Embraer S.A., just days

Arts & Culture

Quebec filmmaker Villeneuve says Scott warned him before making “Blade Runner 2049”

Denis Villeneuve is seen during a photo call for his movie “Blade Runner 2049” in Montreal, on Thursday, September 28, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson. MONTREAL — Filmmaker Denis Villeneuve

International News

Quebec businesswoman Isabelle Hudon named new ambassador to France

OTTAWA — Quebec businesswomen Isabelle Hudon has been named Canada’s new ambassador to France. She replaces former Conservative MP Lawrence Cannon, who announced in June he would be leaving the

Arts & Culture National

Peter Coyote on finding ‘the best writers’ have moved to television

Actor Michael Riendeau, of Ottawa, is shown is a scene from the the six-part miniseries “The Disappearance”. There’s something about Peter Coyote’s voice that simply makes you listen. THE CANADIAN

International News

Canadian Space Agency and its partners developing plans for lunar space station

MONTREAL — The Canadian Space Agency is working to develop robotic arms as its contribution to a small lunar outpost to be built by international partners in the next decade.