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Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:00:00 EDT
Quebec-Indigenous relations improved after Oka Crisis, but could be stalling under Legault
Oka Crisis Lands

“Things seem to be getting done in other provinces, whereas here there are a lot of nice words. But when it comes time to take concrete action, politicians are never ready to take the jump,” said Constant Awashish, the 39-year-old Grand Chief of the Atikamekw Nation.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 11:38:52 EDT
Canadiens' Max Domi may sit out NHL restart due to diabetes

Montreal Canadiens forward Max Domi will wait seven to 10 days before deciding if he will join his teammates at training camp.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 10:25:11 EDT
Quebec police seek to narrow search for man whose daughters turned up dead after crash
Martin Carpentier

Quebec provincial police have set up a perimeter around a wooded area in Saint-Agapit—Saint-Apollinaire and are asking people to call 911 if they have any information in the deaths of two sisters whose disappearance triggered an Amber Alert.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 10:00:00 EDT
Île d'Orléans welcomes flocks of Quebec tourists as COVID-19 keeps international travellers home
Île d'Orléans

Despite COVID-19 preventing tourists coming from abroad, business owners on l'Île d'Orléans say their shops are bustling.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:00:43 EDT
Nord of the Flies
Mont Tremblant provincial park

CBC/QWF writer-in-residence K.B. Thors beats the heat in the city but finds camping has its own challenges.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 20:23:09 EDT
Ubisoft Canada CEO resigns amid harassment claims made against several employees
Yannis Mallat

Yannis Mallat, the president of Ubisoft Canada, resigned Saturday evening with immediate effect, according to a statement from the company. The announcement comes in the wake of a series of allegations, made throughout the company, of sexist behaviour, abuse of power and harassment.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 19:08:39 EDT
Convoys mark 30th anniversary of Oka crisis as land dispute remains unchanged
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Slow-moving vehicles waving flags and sounding their horns marked the 30th anniversary of the Oka Crisis on Saturday.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 17:21:08 EDT
Health officials ask Montrealers who've been to bars since July 1 to get tested for COVID-19

Montreal public health officials want everyone who has visited or worked at a bar in the city since the beginning of the month to get a COVID-19 test. Officials announced Saturday evening that at least eight cases have now been tied to five Montreal bars.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 11:37:10 EDT
Quebec police confirm deaths of 2 missing girls, continue search for father
Amber Alert

Quebec provincial police say investigators have reason to believe the sisters were abducted by their father, Martin Carpentier, and are intensifying their search for him.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 10:00:00 EDT
Montrealers who live alone share stories of pandemic isolation
Physical distancing graphic

Throughout the pandemic, the government directives have been clear: stay within your household bubble. But what if your household is made up of just one?

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 07:00:00 EDT
Seven years after moving family to Montreal, Parc-Ex resident fears they'll have to live on the street
Mohammed Amfizguy

With moratorium on evictions lifted, Mohammed Amfizguy is one of many awaiting a decision from the province's rental board.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 05:00:00 EDT
78 days of unrest and an unresolved land claim hundreds of years in the making

Here's a look back at the key events of the standoff between Kanesatake Mohawks and police and the Canadian military in the summer of 1990 that still shapes the relationship between Indigenous peoples and Canada.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:33:21 EDT
Simple Plan bassist among Quebec entertainers named in wave of sexual misconduct allegations

Quebec's arts scene is being rocked by a wave of sexual assault and harassment allegations against well-known figures in the province's entertainment industry, with mostly anonymous allegations being posted to an Instagram page that has garnered more than 46,000 followers.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:27:46 EDT
Convicted killer Adele Sorella released from prison while waiting for appeal
Adele Sorella, Nov. 20, 2018

A jury found Sorella guilty of second-degree murder in the deaths of her two daughters, Amanda and Sabrina De Vito last year.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 15:48:00 EDT
30 years later, what's changed for the Mohawks of Kanesatake?
30 years later, what's changed for the Mohawks of Kanesatake?

Saturday marks 30 years since the beginning of the 78-day siege known as the Oka Crisis. Here's where things stand now.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 13:43:29 EDT
STM gradually resuming front-door boarding, ticket validation starting July 20
STM bus

STM says by the end of August, customers will also be able to see how busy a bus is on their website.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:52:29 EDT
After surge in COVID-19 cases linked to house parties, Montérégie towns make masks mandatory
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It all started with a house party of more than 100 people in the Montérégie, some of whom then went to a bar later that night. Now, more than 70 people at the party have tested positive for the virus, say health officials who are scrambling to contain the outbreak.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 05:00:00 EDT
Point of View: The Oka Crisis — looking forward after 30 years
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When the razor wire came down in Kahnesatake, 78 days after the crisis began on July 11, 1990, Quebec tried to pretend it never happened, says Mohawk writer Taionrén:hote Dan David. No wonder so little has changed in the three decades since.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT
How the myth of the Montreal street gang led to more street checks on Black youths
montreal police chief sylvain caron street checks

Lurid headlines in the late 1980s introduced the idea that street gangs were on the rise in Montreal. The city's police have since dropped the term "street gangs," but the myth has been hard to dispel.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT
Canada's hardest-hit nursing homes lost 40% of residents in just 3 months of the pandemic
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An exclusive CBC News data analysis reveals the nursing homes with the highest COVID-19-related death rates across the country.