(News feed from the Montreal Gazette)
- The power wheel of Tony Accurso
The long wait is nearly over. Starting Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m., the Charbonneau Commission — and Quebecers who choose to tune in — will hopefully begin getting answers out of a man who for years has staunchly refused to provide them.
- D.A.D.’s Bagels closing shop in N.D.G.
D.A.D.’s Bagels is closing its doors for good Sunday. The family-run Notre-Dame-de-Grâce bakery’s 20-year lease expires in September and the building’s owner decided not to renew it.
- Ice-bucket challenge gets mixed review from ALS victim
Ask Archie Rolland, confined to a bed and unable to move, how he feels about the ALS ice-bucket challenge and his response is one of extreme frustration.
- Two hurt in attacks Sunday in Montreal
Two people were injured in two separate attacks that happened on opposite ends of the city Sunday night.
- Driver to be charged after killing pedestrian in Huntingdon
A driver who fled police and fatally struck a pedestrian Saturday night in Huntingdon will face serious charges.
- Warrants detail trips, cozy relationships
Trips — lots of them, and to sunny destinations such as Fort Lauderdale, Casablanca and Barbados — brought together Montreal’s one-time top city councillor, its top civil servant, a political party bagman and businessmen who were supposed to be competing at the time for the most lucrative municipal contract ever awarded by the city.
- Man found dead in car in Plateau-Mont-Royal
Montreal police are investigating the suspicious death of a 29-year-old man found in a car parked on the street in a residential neighbourhood in the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough.
- Demerger sentiment spreads to Outremont
While some boroughs are clamouring for an exit out of the city of Montreal, Claude Dauphin says it’s too soon to talk about demerger or boycotts for Lachine.
- Plans for beehive in community garden causing controversy
The usual peacefulness of a community garden in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce has been replaced with a summer marred by conflict over one plot owner’s plan to install a beehive, a project that could result in him being evicted by season’s end.
- Lobbyists don’t want to be lumped in with the corrupt
The association representing Quebec’s lobbyists says it is concerned its members are being lumped in with crooks who try to illegally influence government officials.