(News feed from the Montreal Gazette)
- City hall no stranger to protests
Sept. 13, 1993. A protest in Montreal turns violent, leading to arrests.
- MNAs are split on how much to pay into their own pensions
While some refused to take a position, a few Quebec MNAs grudgingly conceded on Wednesday that they should be shouldering a larger part of their gold-plated pension plan.
- As Bill 3 hearings begin, Moreau and mayors defend imposed pension negotiations
Battle lines were quickly drawn as the Liberal government began five days of hearings on its master plan to solve Quebec's burgeoning municipal pension plan deficit Wednesday.
- Surgeons unlock secret to treating ‘pigeon chest’
Mackenzie Cave, a bright 17-year-old who loves sports and science, developed a bony protrusion in his chest just after he turned 10.
- Retired municipal workers stage noisy protest in Montreal
MHundreds of retired municipal employees gathered in front of Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard’s offices in Montreal on Wednesday to denounce proposed changes to pension plans under Bill 3 as hearings into the bill began in Quebec City.
- Turcot ramp for Highway 20 west closed overnight for emergency repairs
MONTREAL — Transport Quebec will be closing the ramp from Highway 720 westbound to Highway 20 westbound Wednesday overnight. The major thoroughfare, part of the Turcot Interchange, will be closed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday to Thursday.
- Hundreds of minks set free overnight at farm accused of animal cruelty
Several hundred minks were set free overnight at a farm in Montérégie accused of animal cruelty.
- ‘King of Pot’ Cournoyer gets 27-year sentence in U.S.
Jimmy Cournoyer, a Laval native who came to notoriety in New York for operating as a prolific drug smuggler while leading a lavish lifestyle, was sentenced to a 27-year prison term in the United States on Wednesday.
- Lac-Mégantic mayor looks to the future after TSB report
The Transportation Safety Board report released Tuesday provides Lac-Mégantic residents with some facts that allow a better understanding of last summer’s deadly derailment, said Mayor Colette Roy-Laroche.
- Molotov cocktail tossed into Longueuil home
MONTREAL — Firefighters in Longueuil battled a blaze early Wednesday morning after what appears to have been a Molotov cocktail was thrown into the basement of a family home.