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Montreal Impact can move into MLS playoff position with win over Real Salt Lake

MONTREAL — Riding a three-game winning streak, the Montreal Impact are within striking distance of a playoff position for the first time this season. A victory against Real Salt Lake

Arts & Culture

La Ronde amusement park removes carousel horse showing Indigenous man’s severed head

Montreal’s La Ronde amusement park says it has removed a carousel horse depicting an Indigenous man’s severed head in a bag. A resident of the Kahnawake Mohawk reserve near Montreal


Montreal mayor and police chief apologize for past anti-LGBTQ raids and arrests

Montreal’s mayor and police chief are apologizing for the way LGBTQ people were treated in the city from the 1960s to the 1990s. Mayor Denis Coderre said today he is

Business International

Brazil to ask for WTO panel to settle dispute over Bombardier subsidies

MONTREAL — Brazil says it will ask the World Trade Organization to establish a dispute settlement panel after consultations with Canada failed to resolve its complaint about government subsidies to


Far-right, anti-racist groups plan duelling protests Sunday in Quebec City

Police hold back far-right protesters during a demonstration in Montreal, Saturday, March 4, 2017. A Montreal anti-fascist group said in a statement that it’s calling on anti-fascist and anti-racist groups

Business International

Bombardier says Russian worker charged with bribery doesn’t reflect its values

MONTREAL — Bombardier says the filing of formal criminal charges in Sweden on Friday against a railway employee doesn’t reflect its values. “We take these allegations very seriously as they


Crown wants 9- year sentence for man convicted of attempting to leave to join ISIL

MONTREAL — The Crown is seeking a nine-year prison sentence for a man convicted of attempting to leave Canada to join the Islamic State. The defence has countered with a


Quebec’s debate on religious accommodation has migrated to the bus and subway

MONTREAL — Quebec’s public transportation systems are the latest target in the ongoing debate in the province over religion and identity. Neither Montreal’s transit authority nor unions representing bus and subway drivers wanted to comment Thursday on


Figures show nearly 7,000 asylum seekers nabbed at Quebec border over six weeks

An asylum seeker checks his phone next to a tent at the Canada-United States border in Lacolle, Que. Thursday, August 10, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes LACOLLE, Que. — Almost


Shapovalov confident heading into US Open qualifying, but knows he has room to grow

Denis Shapovalov takes a break during a training session as he prepares for the upcoming U.S. Open, Thursday, August 17, 2017 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson MONTREAL — Rising


Quebecer seeks to file class action against Netflix over fee hikes without warning

The Netflix logo is displayed on an iPhone in Philadelphia, Monday, July 17, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Matt Rourke MONTREAL — A Quebec man wants millions in compensation from Netflix on


Piatti powers Impact past Fire 3-0; Montreal closes in on playoff spot

Chicago Fire midfielder Djordje Mihailovic trips over Montreal Impact defender Victor Cabrera during first half MLS action Wednesday, August 16, 2017 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson MONTREAL — If


Far-right groups hurting Quebec’s image internationally: minister

Quebec’s international reputation is taking a hit due to the increased visibility of homegrown far-right groups, the province’s international relations minister said Wednesday. The province must continue to project an


Of monks and melons: preserving Quebec’s delicious agricultural heritage

Brother Lucien is seen in the Abbaye Val Notre-Dame Monday, August 14, 2017 in Saint-Jean-de-Matha, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson SAINT-JEAN-DE-MATHA, Que. — In the foothills of the Laurentian Mountains