Montreal Gazette

  • In case you missed it, here’s what happened in Montrea...
    A look at the day’s events in and around Montreal: Nine out of 10 Quebec drivers admit to distracted driving: survey Denis Talbot took up flying years ago and remembers the day he went to show off his new GPS to his flight instructor. “My instructor took the GPS, put… ... more
    MG -Local7 hours ago
  • Hydro-Québec allowed to charge cryptocurrency miners incr...
    Hydro-Québec is allowed to charge cryptocurrency miners and blockchain promoters increased rates until regulations for the industry are introduced, the Régie de l’énergie has decided. In a 45-page decision released on Friday, the Régie accepted the majority of Hydro’s demands. At 15 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh), the tariffs are… ... more
    MG -Local8 hours ago
  • Meteorologist shrugs off Montreal’s dry July as ‘...
    Despite sweat-inducing humidity, July has been an exceptionally dry month in Montreal. By Sunday, Montreal received 0.4 mm of rain — a far cry from the monthly average of about 90 mm. By the same date last year, the island had received 50.6 mm of rain, according to historical data… ... more
    MG -Local9 hours ago
  • Eurasian watermilfoil: Quebec urged to help fight the ‘...
    The Quebec government must act immediately to protect the province’s lakes and rivers from a particularly nasty invasive species called Eurasian watermilfoil, nicknamed the “zombie plant,” before it’s too late, a coalition of municipalities, businesspeople, scientists, tourism groups and environmentalists said Monday. The Union of Quebec Municipalities and a recently… ... more
    MG -Local9 hours ago
  • Workers to strike at five Montreal-area seniors’ resid...
    Three hundred workers at five Résidences Soleil in and around Montreal will begin an unlimited strike on Tuesday. Résidences Soleil are seniors’ residences owned by Groupe Savoie. The workers include attendants, kitchen employees and maintenance workers, and the facilities affected are those in Granby, Laval, Pointe-aux-Trembles, St-Laurent and St-Hilaire. The… ... more
    MG -Local9 hours ago
  • Girl, 6, dies after being hit by van at campsite in Lanaudi...
    A six-year-old was killed after being hit by a van at a campsite in St-Félix-de-Valois, in the Lanaudière region about 90 kilometres north of Montreal, on Monday. The girl was reportedly playing behind a tree before she suddenly jumped out and was hit by the van. She was declared dead… ... more
    MG -Local9 hours ago
  • Petition for public consultations on systemic racism shy of ...
    A petition for public consultations on systematic racism and discrimination in Montreal has amassed 13,000 signatures, just 2,000 shy of the 15,000 needed to force the city to hold them. The petition, which was announced by former Projet Montréal candidate and Montreal Alouettes player Balarama Holness in February, needs to collect… ... more
    MG -Local11 hours ago
  • National Drowning Prevention Week: Numbers falling, but we c...
    Three confirmed drownings and a possible fourth heralded a grim run-up to National Drowning Prevention Week in Quebec. Fifteen-year-old Mohamed Ndimurwanko scaled a fence and jumped into a public swimming pool in Cartierville late on Saturday night. He died in a hospital on Sunday. A 75-year-old Quebec City man fishing… ... more
    MG -Local11 hours ago
  • Brendan Kelly: Bring down the curtain on Serge Losique’...
    This madness must stop now. Founder and president Serge Losique has to shut down his Festival des Films du monde (FFM) immediately and allow the city’s film milieu to move on from this dysfunctional event. On June 27, Revenue Quebec filed an injunction in Superior Court asking for the film… ... more
    MG -Local12 hours ago
  • Poll: Do you ride the bus less now than a few years ago?
    The Société de transport de Montréal has seen bus ridership plummet in the last few years, according to figures obtained by the Montreal Gazette in an access-to-information request. From 2012 to 2017 statistics show a steep overall decline of bus ridership by 13.32 per cent in that period. So we’re asking Montrealers… ... more
    MG -Local12 hours ago
  • Mile End fire shuts down intersection of Jeanne-Mance, St-Vi...
    A single-alarm fire shut down the intersection of Jeanne-Mance and St-Viateur Sts. Monday afternoon. Montreal police were unable to specify how far the safety perimeter put in place by firefighters extends, but they recommend that the area be avoided. Feu de bâtiment – JEANNE-MANCE/SAINT-VIATEUR- Première alarme – Coupure de… ... more
    MG -Local13 hours ago
  • Search resumes for swimmer missing in waters near Pointe-aux...
    Montreal police will resume their search on Monday for a swimmer who disappeared into the St. Lawrence River Sunday afternoon off the shore of Pointe-aux-Trembles. Search boats will be deployed from the Montreal police nautical squad and the Canadian Coast Guard. Police divers will also participate in the search once… ... more
    MG -Local17 hours ago
  • Montreal day campers learn about dog safety from a furry tea...
    As a teacher, Albert was clearly having trouble getting out the city’s message to warn children about the dangers of dogs. The nine-year-old Dutch sheepdog was cuddling and licking his students Monday morning during a workshop about how to identify an aggressive dog and what to do in the event… ... more
    MG -Local17 hours ago
  • Duncan: Common sense should rule whenever using leaf blowers...
    I own a leaf blower. Do you? If so, how often do you actually use it? If you are like me, it is used very rarely. Would I care if my municipality told me when I could actually use it or told me that I could not use it at… ... more
    MG -Local21 hours ago
  • One dead, 3 injured after head-on crash on Highway 132
    A 23-year-old woman is dead and three others injured — two of them seriously — in the wake of a two-car collision Sunday evening on Highway 132 near Saint-Stanislas-de-Kostka south of Valleyfield, the Sûreté du Québec said Monday. The incident occurred at 8:35 p.m. and officers arriving on the scene… ... more
    MG -Local22 hours ago
  • Schukov: Public service is a thankless job in the West Islan...
    The recent storming of the Beaconsfield council castle walls by leaf-blower dispossessed villagers less pitchforks and flaming torches (excuse my sally into poetic licence) tweaks my opinion on the subject of — uh — having an opinion: Everyone has one. Before I leave the actual subject of banning leaf blowers:… ... more
    MG -Local23 hours ago
  • While you were sleeping: Canny lawmaker to hold office hours...
    Here’s what happened in Montreal while you were enjoying some well-deserved shut eye. One motorcyclist died and another was injured in a collision with a car in Rigaud. A woman reportedly turned her vehicle off Route 201 toward a campground entrance around 2:30 p.m. when she hit the two motorcyclists travelling… ... more
    MG -Local23 hours ago
  • Cyclist in serious condition after colliding with SUV in Ros...
    A 31-year-old cyclist was in serious condition in hospital Monday morning after colliding with an SUV in Rosemont hours earlier. According to preliminary findings by accident investigators, the cyclist was travelling north on Molson St. at about 12:30 a.m. and ran a red light before colliding with the SUV, which… ... more
    MG -Local23 hours ago
  • STM bus ridership has declined by more than 13 per cent over...
    Despite major investments to improve the reliability and comfort of its buses, the Société de transport de Montréal has seen bus ridership plummet in the last few years, according to figures obtained by the Montreal Gazette in an access-to-information request. The findings come as most major cities in North America are… ... more
    MG -Local24 hours ago
  • Montreal weather: Sunny and humid
    Sunny early, becoming a mix of sun and clouds around noon. Environment Canada predicts a high of 31 Celsius, a Humidex of 38 and a UV index of 9 or very high. Tonight: Partly cloudy, becoming overcast around midnight with showers. The overnight low is expected to be 21 C. Don’t forget… ... more
    MG -Local24 hours ago
  • In case you missed it, here’s what happened in Montrea...
    A look at the day’s events in and around Montreal: Gregory Charles has resigned from Lanaudière Festival Gregory Charles, the multitalented musician, actor and television host who was hired by the Lanaudière Festival last year to widen its public reach and spruce up programming, has resigned from the summer music… ... more
    MG -Local1 day ago
  • SLAV director Robert Lepage addresses opponents of new show ...
    Quebec theatre director Robert Lepage is inviting those opposed to his upcoming show Kanata to a meeting in Montreal on Thursday. Kanata is about the relationship between Indigenous and white people, but does not appear to include Indigenous actors. Ariane Mnouchkine of Paris’s Théâtre du Soleil, which is co-presenting Kanata,… ... more
    MG -Local1 day ago
  • Collision kills one motorcyclist, injures another in Rigaud
    One motorcyclist died and another was injured in a collision with a car in Rigaud on Sunday afternoon. A woman reportedly turned her vehicle off Route 201 toward a campground entrance around 2:30 p.m. when she hit the two motorcyclists travelling in the opposite direction, Sûreté du Québec spokesperson Christine… ... more
    MG -Local1 day ago
  • Life Stories: Success didn’t stop at wrestling mat for...
    It was a question that would prove to have a profound effect on Ryan Price for years to come. David Canadian was the head coach of the Kahnawake Survival School’s wrestling team, and a relative of Price. Canadian was born in Brooklyn and raised in Michigan. He’d just started a… ... more
    MG -Local1 day ago
  • No trace of man who reportedly tried to swim in St. Lawrence
    Emergency services unsuccessfully searched for a man reported to have gone under while attempting to swim in the St. Lawrence River in Pointe-aux-Trembles Sunday afternoon. Michel Plamondon, spokesperson for the Canadian Coast Guard, said a call was made around 4 p.m. reporting that a man was heard yelling for help… ... more
    MG -Local1 day ago
  • Motorcyclist dies at ICAR circuit in Mirabel
    A 30-year-old man died after apparently losing control of his motorcycle at an event at the ICAR circuit in Mirabel on Sunday morning. He was declared dead at the Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur. The circumstances surrounding the incident, which took place around 11:30 a.m., are still unknown. A spokesperson for the… ... more
    MG -Local1 day ago
  • Infection threatens Quebec’s northeastern bat populati...
    Quebec’s Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks is asking for citizens to watch out for signs of bad blood in the province’s northeastern bat population. The ministry said there is a chance some of the flying mammals are suffering from a serious fungal infection called white-nose syndrome. The infection was… ... more
    MG -Local1 day ago
  • Body found after fire ravaged apartment building in Thetford...
    A body was discovered in a fire-ravaged building in Thetford Mines early Sunday. At approximately 12:30 a.m., emergency services received a call about the fire, which took over a three-unit apartment building on d’Auteuil St. in the city in Quebec’s Chaudière-Appalaches region. The deceased individual has not yet been identified… ... more
    MG -Local2 days ago
  • Election 2019: Mélanie Joly will run again in Ahuntsic-Ca...
    Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly will run again in the 2019 federal election. Joly was expected to be nominated Sunday as a Liberal candidate at a meeting in the Montreal riding of Ahuntsic-Cartierville, which she has represented since 2015. In 2015, she won the riding with more than 47 per… ... more
    MG -Local2 days ago
  • World Cup Soccer: Montreal’s French fans on top of the...
    Montreal’s French nationals were on top of the world Sunday as France won its second ever World Cup title. “It was magical,” said Maurice Richard, 53, a flight attendant who’s lived in the city since 1968 but still considers himself French. “It’s in the blood,” he said. France beat Croatia 4-2… ... more
    MG -Local2 days ago
  • Canada and Quebec well represented at Farnborough Air Show
    Canada and Quebec will be represented by major delegations at the Farnborough International Air Show in England, which begins Sunday. Navdeep Bains, the federal minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development will lead the Canadian delegation at the show, one of the largest in the world for the aerospace industry Fellow… ... more
    MG -Local2 days ago
  • Fight between two homeless men in Montreal ends with one dea...
    A 53-year old man experiencing homelessness is dead after being killed by another homeless man Saturday night in downtown Montreal. Around 9:30, police discovered the victim on Union Avenue, near Sainte-Catherine Street. According to witnesses, a conflict went sour between the two men. One of them was stabbed in his… ... more
    MG -Local2 days ago
  • World Cup final: the French in “effervescence” i...
    Montreal’s French population will be gathering in several restaurants and bars on Sunday to watch the long-awaited World Cup final between France and Croatia. The patio of Chez Alexandre, in the downtown area, will be completely full. The owner of the resto-bar, Alain Creton, is expecting an “incredible effervescence.” He… ... more
    MG -Local2 days ago
  • Montreal boy, 14, in critical condition after jumping into c...
    A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition after being found unconscious on Saturday night in a city swimming pool in the Cartierville district. The boy is believed to have climbed a fence to jump into the pool in the Marcellin-Wilson sports comple on Dudemaine Stree, which was closed at the… ... more
    MG -Local2 days ago
  • Montreal traffic: 5 spots you’ll want to avoid on Sund...
    Here are the closures you’ll want to look out for today: — Highway 15 northbound is closed at Exit 63. The main detour is via the ramp for the A20 West, continue to exit 60 for the A13 North, exit 3-E for the A520 East, A40 East and A15 South (local… ... more
    MG -Local2 days ago
  • Montreal weather: Sunny with a chance of everything but plea...
    Environment Canada is forecasting a sunny morning and early afternoon giving way to clouds and a 30 per cent chance of showers. The daytime high is expected to be 30 degrees with a humidex of 38. The nighttime low is forecast as 19 degrees. Don’t forget to submit your photos… ... more
    MG -Local2 days ago
  • In case you missed it, here’s what happened in Montrea...
    Busy Bastille Day? Here’s what you might have missed. A man in his 60s was transported to hospital after his motorcycle collided with a car in Candiac. The Sûreté du Québec said that the man, who is from the Maritimes, was travelling with a group of motorcyclists. He was apparently trying… ... more
    MG -Local2 days ago
  • Man’s life in danger after car crash in St-Prosper
    A man whose vehicle went off the road and ended up in a ditch near St-Prosper in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec is fighting for his life in hospital. The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) was called to the scene around 4:15 p.m. on Saturday. The driver was stuck in his car. Hydraulic… ... more
    MG -Local2 days ago
  • Man surrenders to police, ending 20-hour standoff at Drummon...
    A 30-year-old man who barricaded himself in a Drummondville home for 20 hours has turned himself in peacefully to police according to the Sûreté du Québec. He was threatening to use a knife against himself or the police if they approached him. He was brought to hospital just after 5:00 p.m.… ... more
    MG -Local2 days ago
  • United Jeanne Mance Park softball community aims to reopen n...
    When Isabelle Raymond first started playing pick-up softball at Jeanne Mance Park six years ago, an older man approached her as she was pitching and said he recognized her. They got to talking, and Raymond learned that her father — who had died when she was two years old —… ... more
    MG -Local2 days ago
  • Man, 75, dies after boat capsizes in Saguenay region
    A Quebec man died after his boat capsized in a lake that’s part of the Homamo Épinette rouge fishing reserve, in the Saguenay region on Friday. According to the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) the victim, Patrick Latulipe, 75, was on a boat with another fisherman. When the boat capsized, the other man… ... more
    MG -Local2 days ago
  • Montreal police investigate after gunshots heard downtown
    Montreal police are investigating after they heard gunshots early Saturday morning in the Ville-Marie borough. Police heard gunshots on Notre-Dame St. near St-Laurent Blvd. around 3:30 a.m. When they arrived on the scene, they saw a few people fleeing. No suspects or victims have been found. The impact from a gunshot… ... more
    MG -Local3 days ago
  • Firefighters respond to fourth downtown fire in less than 24...
    Thick black smoke billowed from a fire behind an apartment building near the corner of St-Mathieu st. and René-Levesque blvd. Saturday afternoon. A pile of wood and debris caught fire around 2:00 p.m. Saturday, filling the air with thick black smoke, but was quickly extinguished by Montreal firefighters. Residents of… ... more
    MG -Local3 days ago
  • Man badly injured in motorcycle crash in Candiac
    A man in his 60s was transported to hospital after his motorcycle collided with a car in Candiac on Saturday. The Sûreté du Québec said that the man, who is from the Maritimes, was travelling with a group of motorcyclists. He was apparently trying to catch up to his group… ... more
    MG -Local3 days ago
  • The shift to electric cars: Are we there yet?
    Driven by a love for his planet and a concern for his pocketbook, George Giannelis made the switch to an all-electric vehicle last summer. “Best car I ever had,â€� he says, with the gentle fervour of the recently converted. “For somebody who comes from driving a regular car, it’s a… ... more
    MG -Local3 days ago
  • Quebec farmers are hoping for rain in coming days
    After a peculiarly dry June, farmers are hoping for rain as soon as possible since almost all regions in Quebec are lacking water, according to Marcel Groleau, the president of the Union des producteurs agricoles. In a phone interview with the Presse Canadienne on Friday, Groleau said that he didn’t know… ... more
    MG -Local3 days ago
  • Brendan Kelly: Why SLAV debate is misunderstood by some fran...
    It’s a franco Quebec thing, and it’s a little strange. Many francophones ici, particularly white middle-aged ones with a decent income, are tone-deaf when it comes to complaints about how minority groups are portrayed in the arts. This came up with a vengeance in recent weeks following the controversy around… ... more
    MG -Local4 days ago
  • Cannabis Act causing rift over marijuana sale in Algonquin t...
    Rival factions in a dispute over the sale of marijuana in Algonquin territory say their struggle is a sign that federal cannabis laws are failing First Nations. Chief Jean Guy Whiteduck says the Cannabis Act — which comes into effect on Oct. 17 — doesn’t give First Nations the tools… ... more
    MG -Local4 days ago
  • Weekend road closures: Major detour because of Turcot work
    This weekend, watch out for closures in the areas of the Turcot Interchange, the new Champlain Bridge and the Victoria Bridge. If you’re going to Ste-Catherine St., you may want to head there on foot — a sidewalk sale will have parts of the street closed. Turcot Interchange Highway 15… ... more
    MG -Local4 days ago
  • Poll: Does excluding cars from an access road to W.I. REM st...
    Some Montrealers living in the West Island have been fuming ever since they learned that Mayor Valérie Plante’s administration plans to exclude cars from using the access road connecting Pierrefonds and Kirkland to the new light rail system (REM). Many West Island residents use their vehicles, with public transit in their particular area… ... more
    MG -Local4 days ago
  • Wedding bells in Quebec: Cultural imperatives trump common-l...
    When Eluza Maria Gomes came from Brazil to Quebec she adapted quickly to her new society. She learned to speak fluent French, studied to become a special-education teacher, and, because she was dating a French-Canadian dairy farmer, the former literature professor found herself helping to care for 60 cows that… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • New English-language TV newscast to launch in Montreal this ...
    A new nightly news program in English is coming to Montreal this September. Rogers Media announced it will launch CityNews Montreal, one of six local programs in cities across the country, on Sept. 3. CityNews Montreal will feature two hour-long TV broadcasts every night of the week: CityNews at Six and… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • Montreal company partners with Mercedes-Benz for high-end ro...
    “Oh lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes-Benz bike.â€� OK, that’s not quite how the song goes, but there may soon be cause for a locally updated cover version of the Janis Joplin classic — hello, Arcade Fire? Montreal cycling company Argon 18 is partnering with Mercedes-Benz to offer a… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • Métro shut down on Orange Line
    A medical emergency has shut down service on the Orange Line between Côte-Vertu and Lionel-Groulx stations on Thursday afternoon. The Société de Transport de Montréal says service should resume at 3:55 p.m. Shutdown ORANGE line between Côte-Vertu and L-Groulx. Inter. Emergency medical services. Service expected to resume at… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • Laval police search for suspect who punched man from behind
    Laval police are searching for a suspect who punched a man whose back was turned in broad daylight on Monday. The 46-year-old man was standing in front of a building at 541 Curé-Labelle Blvd. He was punched from behind by the suspect who then sprinted away from the scene. The… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • Revenue Canada wants Montreal World Film Festival to pay up ...
    The Montreal World Film Festival is in deep trouble with Quebec’s tax man. An injunction filed by Revenue Quebec on June 27 asked the Quebec Superior Court to shut down the festival due to unpaid taxes. Court documents revealed that as of May 23, 2018, the festival owes $499,000 in unpaid… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • Baby cheetahs: Four new furry faces at Parc Safari
    Quebec’s cheetah population continues to grow following the birth of four cheetah cubs at Parc Safari in Hemmingford on May 3. The new additions, females Imani and Ilanga and males Bemba and Malik, joined the 13 felines already housed in the park’s Cheetah Research and Reproduction Centre, and will be… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • Montreal VR studio teams up with NASA, Russia to send you in...
    Felix & Paul Studios, the happening Montreal-based virtual-reality producer, premieres the second episode of Space Explorers on Thursday. “Space Explorers is probably (Felix & Paul’s) most ambitious endeavour in terms of the complexity of the production and the scope of the production,” said Félix Lajeunesse, the studio’s co-founder and creative… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • Tiny balloon catheter stops bleeding, can help save lives of...
    TORONTO — By the time Gaven Mayo got to a Montreal hospital after a bullet from a high-powered rifle ripped through his thigh, he had lost a massive amount of blood and by his own account was hovering between life and death. But the 27-year-old from the Kahnawake First Nation… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • Construction magnate Antonio Accurso will be freed pending c...
    Jailed construction magnate Antonio Accurso has been granted release while appealing his recent conviction and four-year prison sentence. Quebec Court of Appeal Judge Manon Savard rendered her nine-page decision Thursday after hearing arguments from the Crown and defence. Accurso, detained since last week, will need to respect several conditions while released,… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • Laval has rolled out its electric bike-sharing program
    The city of Laval has introduced a new electric bike-sharing program. The Société de transport de Laval announced Thursday that it has launched a pilot project to allow citizens to share 40 electric bicycles within Laval. The bikes are docked at the Montmorency, Cartier, and De La Concorde métro stations,… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • Bedbugs in your books: Many public places in Montreal are in...
    A bedbug infestation at Montreal’s Grande Bibliothèque points to a larger, city-wide problem, an exterminator says after the library had to close four sections and temporarily replace 300 fabric chairs with plastic ones.  Danielle Chagnon, the general director of the Bibliothèque et Archives nationale du Québec (BAnQ), said the problem began… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • Five things to do in Montreal: July 13-15, explosive artistr...
    Long weekend season may be over, but it’s still a busy time of year in Montreal. Here are five ideas to make the most of your weekend. Montréal Complètement Cirque The city’s annual celebration of the circus arts comes to an end this weekend, and it’s going out in style.… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • Quebec police arrest 3, seize $20,000 worth of heroin in dru...
    Two men and a woman are in custody and could face drug charges after being arrested Wednesday night in a raid aimed at curbing the drug trade in Quebec City. The investigation, conducted in concert with Montreal police, found that the suspects were allegedly supplying heroin to other regions of… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • Art therapy at the MUHC: Drawing a safe space around cancer ...
    Theirs is a community founded in cancer and art. In coming together in weekly art therapy groups, patients who were treated at the Cedars Cancer Centre of the McGill University Health Centre are seeking meaning in what happened to them and starting to heal. “We find that patients require therapy… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • Montreal weather: Are we in California?
    Sunny and warm again, no complaining please. Environment Canada predicts a high of 27 Celsius, a Humidex of 29 and a UV index of 8 or very high. Tonight: Clear and expect an overnight low of 18 C. Don’t forget to submit your photos of Montreal via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • Head-on collision leaves one dead in the Laurentians
    RIVIÈRE-ROUGE — A head-on collision between two vehicles resulted in a death Wednesday just before 5 p.m. on Route 117 in Rivière-Rouge, in the Laurentians. According to the Sûreté du Québec, the driver of a truck hit an SUV that was driving in his lane, coming in the opposite direction.… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • In case you missed it, here’s what happened in Montrea...
    A look at the day’s events in and around Montreal: Pierrefonds mayor condemns car-free access road to future REM station Pierrefonds—Roxboro Mayor Jim Beis was seething on Wednesday about a new plan to build a car-free access road to a future train station in Kirkland. Beis was reacting to the… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • Longueuil police arrest seven more in anti-drug “Sacca...
    Longueuil police arrested seven people, aged 31 to 41, early Wednesday as part of an anti-drug campaign that began last May. A total of 30 officers participated in Wednesday’s operation. The arrests are a continuation of the “Saccage” operation that saw $259,000 worth of cannabis, cocaine, methamphetamines, cash and drug-processing… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
  • Pierrefonds mayor condemns car-free access road to future RE...
    Pierrefonds—Roxboro Mayor Jim Beis was seething on Wednesday about a new plan to build a car-free access road to a future train station in Kirkland. Beis was reacting to the announcement on Tuesday of a plan to build on undeveloped land that had been reserved by the province for decades… ... more
    MG -Local5 days ago
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