Staging bridge in poor condition: a bus route must be diverted

The deterioration of a staging bridge in downtown Montreal forces the Montreal Transit Corporation (STM) to divert one of its main bus routes. The Quebec Ministry of Transport (MTQ) imposed a weight restriction while waiting to repair a structure near the site of a collapse in 2011. “It is estimated that by eliminating the passage […]

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Fires in a Westmount businessman: arrest

Montreal police have arrested a suspect in connection with three arson attacks on the home of a Westmount businessman in recent months. The investigators of the Montreal City Police Service’s Fire Fighter Module (SPVM) were sparing of comments, contenting themselves with stating that the suspect was arrested this morning at his home in the Saint-Laurent […]

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Quebec: trucker arrested for driving drugs after a series of accidents

A trucker suspected of impaired drug use when he caused a cascade of accidents Thursday morning in Quebec City was arrested and transported to the hospital where he was under observation. According to what was learned by the Quebec City Police Service (SPVQ), around 7:20 am, motorists reported the erratic conduct of the trucker who […]

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Sale of armored vehicles to Saudi Arabia: the Supreme Court will not hear the case

The Supreme Court of Canada refuses to hear the case of the sale of armored vehicles to Saudi Arabia. The crusade of law professor and former Bloc and PQ MP Daniel Turp against this decision by the Canadian government is over. As is still the case, the highest court in the country has not given […]

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Traverse Matane-Baie-Comeau-Godbout: setting up a “regular” service

Users of the Matane-Baie-Comeau-Godbout ferry will be able to count on a “consolidated, regular and predictable” service to cross the river in the coming months during the absence of the usual ferry service, announced Tuesday the Society des Ferries of Quebec (STQ). Agreements have been concluded with the Rimouski-Forestville and Trois-Pistoles-Les Escoumins sleepers. The start […]

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Operation against the Hells Angels: thirty arrests planned

The police are leading this morning a ring in the entourage of the Hells Angels. Thirty arrests are planned in connection with the sale of narcotics. The National Organized Crime Squad (ENRCO), which brings together several police forces under the coordination of the Sûreté du Québec, triggered the operation in the early hours of the […]

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Secularism: Jewish organizations dissociate from Sunday demonstration

Organizations of the Jewish community are calling on opponents of the draft law on secularism not to demonstrate with Adil Charkaoui and his group, which they call “radical religious fundamentalists” to “incendiary rhetoric”. Several thousand people marched in Montreal on Sunday against Bill 21 and the banning of religious symbols for some public servants. The […]

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The businessman Clifford Starke wants to buy the Alouettes

Montreal businessman Clifford Starke will officially announce Tuesday his intention to buy the Montreal Alouettes, owned by Robert Wetenhall. Brad Smith, a former CFL receiver with the Toronto Argonauts and Edmonton Eskimos, is an advisor to the eventual owners group led by Starke. He indicates that Hampstead Private Capital is “more than interested” by the […]

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