A life of firsts: Ernest Tucker, trailblazing Montreal journalist, dead at 87
Believed to be the first black reporter at the CBC, Ernest Tucker broke the news of John F. Kennedy's assassination to CBC Radio listeners, met Ringo Starr and Louis Armstrong, and mentored generations of journalists as a teacher at John Abbott College.
The Canadian ice dancers who competed for France
Their unconventional style wasn't welcomed by the ice dancing establishment at first.
Freezing, snowy weekend in store for much of southern Quebec
Some places are bracing for up to 40 centimetres of snow, others are dealing with windchill values of –40 or lower.
Montreal women's march to be held downtown Saturday
A rally in support of advancing gender equality and empowering women is set for downtown Montreal at midday on Saturday.
Quebec City mayor cancels trip to China over political tensions with Canada
Citing the tense political climate with Canada, Quebec City mayor Régis Labeaume has cancelled a trip to China.
Fête des neiges debuts in deep freeze
The annual Fête des neiges de Montréal kicks off in the deep freeze on Saturday at Jean-Drapeau Park.
Thousands of Canadians across the country to march to end violence against women
Thousands across Canada are expected to participate in the third annual Women's March today in a bid to call attention to violence against women.
Concordia's '4th Space' brings innovative research into the public eye
A wind tunnel lab, hydroponic systems creating living walls, fungus building seats for public transit, and a solar panel bus shelter – it’s all part of Concordia’s new exhibition venue called ‘4th Space.’
Quebec's rental board comes out with new rent increase guidelines
Quebec's rental board has come out with its new rent increase guidelines for 2019. In most cases, a tenant’s rent will only go up a couple of dollars per month – particularly if your apartment is heated with electricity or natural gas.
Until January 20, 2019: Saint-Laurent Hosts 28th Inter-Regional Hockey Tournament
[Saint-Laurent] Saint-Laurent, January 17, 2019 –Saint-Laurent is pleased to welcome some 100 hockey teams from the Lac Saint-Louis, Richelieu and Laval regions who will be competing here until January 20. Approximately 1800 young Novice to Midget players take part in this annual competition.
During the opening [...]
The East Community Centre becomes the Gerry-Robertson Community Centre
Pierrefonds-Roxboro, January 17, 2019 -
Borough Mayor Dimitrios (Jim) Beis is pleased to announce that, at the suggestion of the Pierrefonds-Roxboro council, the Ville de Montréal and the Commission de toponymie du Québec have agreed to rename the East Community Centre, the Gerry-Robertson [...]
A 21% Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Since 1990 in Saint-Laurent
[Saint-Laurent] First Québec municipal entity with over 100,000 residents to complete the final phase of the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program
At its first meeting of the year, held on January 8, 2019, Saint-Laurent Council unveiled the results of the Borough's 2017 collective and corporate [...]
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