(News feed from the Montreal Gazette)
- Poll shows Péladeau favoured to lead PQ, but underdogs not discouraged
They may be lagging far behind in the polls, but it’s too early to count them out of the party leadership race just yet. That was the message of Parti Québécois MNAs Bernard Drainville and Jean-François Lisée, who appear to be underdogs to succeed former premier Pauline Marois at the head of the party, according to a recent Léger Marketing-Le Devoir poll.
- Chilean searchers locate bodies of Quebecer, Swede swept away by avalanche
Chilean searchers on Tuesday found the bodies of two tourists who had been missing since an avalanche swept them away while they were hiking in the country's south.
- Pomerleau employee suspected of trying to sell secrets to rival SNC-Lavalin
Quebec’s permanent anti-corruption squad arrested an employee of the construction company Pomerleau for allegedly selling company secrets to a rival bidder for the $3.7 billion Turcot Interchange project.
- CSST fines two companies for errors that led to collapse of retaining wall
Quebec's workplace safety board said two residential construction companies should have provided written instructions to employees who were replacing a retaining wall that collapsed in Westmount last year.
- Patients groups demand seat at table of health reforms
Four major patients groups and health organizations are demanding a seat at the head table on proposed health reforms, saying they will resort to legal action if denied.
- McGill football coach Clint Uttley resigns over school's handling of Guimont-Mota case
McGill Redmen football head coach Clint Uttley has stepped down in protest over the reaction of the university to the charges of assault against a player. Uttley has resigned his post saying he cannot work for an organization “that does not embrace equity and inclusiveness.”
- Quebec breathes new life into Plan Nord
Premier Philippe Couillard is breathing new life into the Plan Nord, the development strategy for northern Quebec left for dead by the preceding Parti Québécois government.
- Crime scene photos paint vivid picture of Luka Magnotta’s apartment
Defence lawyer Luc Leclair donned white latex gloves Tuesday and slowly paraded several times before the 14-member jury in the Luka Magnotta murder trial, holding up a hammer, a purple hoodie, two screwdrivers, an angle grinder and two knives.
- RECAP: Luka Magnotta murder trial day two
Follow Sue Montgomery's tweets from Luka Magnotta's first-degree murder trial in Montreal, Tuesday, Sept. 30.
- Cyclist Mathilde Blais’s death was avoidable: Coroner
The death of 33-year-old cyclist Mathilde Blais, killed by a truck while riding to work through the St. Denis underpass on April 28, was avoidable and could have been averted by a simple sharing of the road, Quebec coroner Paul G. Dionne has ruled.