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GUILTY: Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest found guilty on 37 charges in sex trial

Former high-performance ski coach Bertrand Charest, shown in this courtroom sketch, was found guilty Thursday of 37 of the 57 charges against him in connection with sexual relations with his

News Politics

Couillard says Muslims also have a responsibility in the fight against terrorism

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says Muslims also have a responsibility in the fight against terrorism. Couillard says the stabbing of a police officer at the Flint airport in Michigan is


Chinese buying property in Quebec more than ever

Foreign home buyers surge 37 per cent in Montreal on growth in Chinese purchases. MONTREAL — Canada’s federal housing agency says the number of foreign buyers in the Montreal area


Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest to learn fate on sex charges involving girls

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — A Quebec judge will hand down verdicts today in the case of a former national ski coach accused of sexual assault and breach of trust involving some

International News

Latest: Police at Montreal apartment in FBI stabbing probe

Burton Police Officers gather at Bishop International Airport, Wednesday morning, June 21, 2017, in Flint, Mich. Officials evacuated the airport Wednesday, where a witness said he saw an officer bleeding

Business News

Poor maintenance a factor in fatal Montreal tanker truck explosion: report

MONTREAL — Poorly maintained emergency brakes on a tanker truck are being called a key factor in a spectacular explosion in Montreal last summer that killed the driver of another


Two Quebecers remain detained on terrorism-related charges

MONTREAL — Two young Quebecers who are facing terrorism-related charges will remain behind bars pending their next court appearance in July. El Mahdi Jamali, 20, and Sabrine Djermane, 21, were


Quebec’s Cannabis Legislation Must Put Patients First

MONTREAL, June 20, 2017 /CNW/ – Santé Cannabis, Quebec’s centre of excellence in medical cannabis, and Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM) a national non-profit organization, are pleased


Raccoon Rabies Prevention – The Québec Government continues its monitoring and control activities in the Eastern Townships and Montérégie

QUÉBEC CITY, June 20, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – The Québec Government would like to inform the population that it is continuing raccoon rabies prevention operations in the Eastern Townships and

National News

Quebec waiting on feds to appoint Superior Court justices to help curb delay

Quebec Justice Minister Stephanie Vallee is calling on the federal government to appoint 10 new Superior Court justices in the province in short order. Vallee said measures taken by the


Convicted killer Luka Rocco Magnotta to marry

Luka Rocco Magnotta is pictured in Berlin in a court handout photo. A Quebec TV network is reporting that convicted murderer Luka Rocco Magnotta will be getting married this month.


Young beluga whale struggling after relocation, marine mammal group says

A beluga whale is rescued after getting stuck in the Nepisiguit River in Bathurst, N.B., on Thursday, June 15, 2017, in this handout photo. A marine mammal group says it


Montreal police temporarily pack up their camouflage pants

Montreal police officers have put away their camouflage pants until at least Friday night as their union and the city engage in intensive negotiations to try to reach a deal

Arts & Culture News

NFB announces plan for indigenous staff and projects

MONTREAL — The National Film Board of Canada has announced a three-year plan to “redefine its relationship with Indigenous Peoples.” The plan includes immediately ensuring that 15 per cent of