Ghislain Picard hopes Jacques Viens, the retired Quebec Superior Court judge who heard hundreds of stories of discrimination and racism from First Nations and Inuit people in the province, will address a lot of problems in his report, to be released Monday. High on that list is tracking what happens
Thousands of people came out to celebrate LGBTQ pride at the annual parade through downtown Montreal. The parade caps off 11 days of festivities in the 36th edition of Montréal Pride. “I am always happy to be home in Montreal for Pride,” said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who attended the
Alexandre Bissonnette, who pleaded guilty to killing six men at a Quebec City mosque in 2017, is appealing his sentence. Bissonnette, 29, was sentenced on Feb. 8 to life in prison without possibility of parole for 40 years. He had 30 days to appeal. His lawyers dropped off the appeal at the
Martin Prud’homme, the head of the Sûreté du Québec, has been suspended after an “allegation related to criminal offences.” Public Security Minister Geneviève Guilbault said she was informed Tuesday of the situation, but refused to answer questions about the nature of the allegation, including whether it is related to his duties.
Semi-pro hockey player Jonathan Diaby and his family members were taunted last week by racist fans during a game. Diaby, 24, is a defenceman for the Marquis de Jonquière, a team in the Ligue Nord-Américaine de Hockey. They left the arena mid-way through the second period. The following is a translated
Amid violent protests and civil unrest, the Canadian Border Services Agency halted deportations to Haiti on Friday, offering a temporary reprieve for 421 Haitian nationals still under an enforceable removal order. Unfortunately this reprieve came too late for Oberne Pierre, a Haitian asylum seeker whose claim was denied after a year of living in Quebec. Pierre crossed
“Nuclear explosion in London,” reads the banner on a televised newscast in the Netflix original series Travelers, as smoke fills the sky above fiery wreckage. But the scene is not fictional — it’s real-life footage of the 2013 rail disaster in Lac-Mégantic, Que., that killed 47 people and destroyed the
Montreal boxer Adonis (Superman) Stevenson is awake from his coma some three weeks after suffering a brain injury in a fight, according to a statement released by his partner Simone God. “Despite recent reports being leaked to media, I wanted to clarify that Adonis is awake,” God wrote in a news