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Update: Former Montreal mayor Applebaum sentenced to one year in prison for corruption

MONTREAL — Former Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum was sentenced Thursday to one year behind bars on corruption-related charges and then promised he would emerge a better man when released. He


Impact defender Oyongo stranded after Cameroon forgets his plane ticket

MONTREAL — A mix-up that left defender Ambroise Oyongo stranded in Brussels for an extra day may cost the Montreal Impact a key starter for a game Saturday against the


Accused in Quebec City mosque shooting changes lawyer during brief appearance

QUEBEC — The accused in Quebec City’s deadly mosque shooting formally changed lawyers on Thursday during a brief court hearing. Alexandre Bissonnette, 27, appeared briefly before Quebec court Judge Jean-Louis


Update: Five people taken to hospital after explosion at Rio Tinto facility in Quebec

SOREL-TRACEY, Que. — Five people that were taken to hospital Thursday morning after an explosion at the Rio Tinto iron and titanium plant in Sorel-Tracy, Que., have been released. Company


Updated: Dollarama says it sees plenty of room to expand, will start taking credit cards

MONTREAL — Dollarama Inc. will start to accepting credit cards across all of its stores this year, the retailer said on Thursday, as it posted stronger-than-expected results that sent its

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Former Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum to be sentenced on corruption conviction

MONTREAL — Former Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum will be sentenced this afternoon following his conviction on corruption-related charges. The charges stemmed from two separate deals between 2007 and 2010 when

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Quebec national assembly remembers Jean Lapierre a year after his death

Quebec’s political class remembered Jean Lapierre on Wednesday, one year after the former MP and TV commentator died in a plane crash. The national assembly adopted a motion commemorating the


QMJHL Roundup: Roy scores late, Sagueneens beat Tigres to sweep series

VICTORIAVILLE, Que. — Nicolas Roy has sent his Chicoutimi Sagueneens through to the second round of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoffs. Roy broke a 3-3 tie at 19:43

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Montreal baseball investors have met MLB conditions: source

MONTREAL — A group of Montreal investors has met the conditions laid out by Major League Baseball to get a team back in the city, a source has told The


Quebec men arrested in string of frauds at stores in Kingston, Ont.

KINGSTON, Ont. — Two Quebec men are facing charges after allegedly scamming grocery and convenience stores in Kingston, Ont. Police say they began investigating in January after two men attempted


Quebec ready to ban cops from having second jobs after snowstorm debacle

Quebec’s public security minister says he’s ready to act to prevent high-ranking provincial police officers from having second jobs outside the force. Martin Coiteux says he’ll modify the law if


Compensation to Bombardier senior executives rose nearly 50 per cent last year

MONTREAL — Bombardier’s senior executives saw their compensation rise by nearly 50 per cent last year at a time when it laid off thousands of workers, sought government aid and


Police following up on report of radicalized airport employees

MONTREAL — Quebec’s public security minister says police are taking all necessary steps to ensure public safety after a report suggested some workers at Montreal’s airport may have been radicalized.


Gallagher gets game winner, Benn vs Benn a snooze, as Habs top Stars 4-1

Montreal Canadiens left wing Artturi Lehkonen (62) celebrates with teammates Alex Galchenyuk (27), Andrei Markov (79), Andrew Shaw (65) and Shea Weber (6) after scoring their third goal during third