Quebec

A Surete du Quebec police car is seen in Montreal on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Provincial police officer killed during attempted arrest northeast of Montreal

Sgt. Maureen Breau stabbed and killed while arresting a suspect in a Louiseville home

 

Investigators survey the scene following a fire in Old Montreal on Sunday, March 19, 2023, that gutted a heritage building. Several people are still unaccounted for. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Two final bodies pulled from rubble after Old Montreal fire, five bodies identified

Total number of people killed in the March 16 fire sits at seven

 

A worker is shown next to a building that was gutted by a fire in Montreal, Thursday, March 23, 2023. The heritage building went up in flames last week. Four bodies have been recovered and three people remain missing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Airbnb to pull illegal listings in Quebec days after fatal Montreal fire

Police say it’s ‘improbable’ there are more than seven missing in Old Montreal fire

 

Police officers investigate the scene in Amqui, Que., Tuesday, March 14, 2023. Provincial police say a third person has died in connection with an incident in an eastern Quebec town one week ago when a pickup truck crashed into pedestrians, striking 11 people. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Quebec police say third man dies after pedestrians struck by truck last week

Of the eight people injured in incident, one remains in critical condition

Police officers investigate the scene in Amqui, Que., Tuesday, March 14, 2023. Provincial police say a third person has died in connection with an incident in an eastern Quebec town one week ago when a pickup truck crashed into pedestrians, striking 11 people. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Quebec Liberal MNA Jennifer Maccarone speaks at a news conference on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at the legislature in Quebec City. Interligne director general Pascal Vaillancourt, left, looks on. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Critics allege group funded by Quebec government spreading transphobic views

The Quebec government came under fire this week for funding a women’s…

Quebec Liberal MNA Jennifer Maccarone speaks at a news conference on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at the legislature in Quebec City. Interligne director general Pascal Vaillancourt, left, looks on. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
The Supreme Court of Canada is pictured in Ottawa on Friday, March 3, 2023. The Supreme Court of Canada says it will hear an appeal over a so-called secret trial involving a police informant held in Quebec. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal from media over Quebec secret trial

Media appealing seals imposed on the case involving a police informant

The Supreme Court of Canada is pictured in Ottawa on Friday, March 3, 2023. The Supreme Court of Canada says it will hear an appeal over a so-called secret trial involving a police informant held in Quebec. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
A Quebec provincial police car is seen in Montreal on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Police say several people have been injured after a vehicle plowed into pedestrians who were walking by the side of a road in Amqui, in Quebec’s Bas-St-Laurent region. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Quebec police report two pedestrians killed, nine injured after truck jumps sidewalk

‘The investigation tends to show that the collision was a voluntary act committed by the suspect’

A Quebec provincial police car is seen in Montreal on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Police say several people have been injured after a vehicle plowed into pedestrians who were walking by the side of a road in Amqui, in Quebec’s Bas-St-Laurent region. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
A city bus is shown next to a daycare centre in Laval, Que, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023, where the driver crashed it into the building leaving two children dead. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

‘There are kids under the bus’: Quebec parents recount moments after bus hit daycare

Steady stream of visitors stopped to add to the growing memorial of flowers and teddy bears

A city bus is shown next to a daycare centre in Laval, Que, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023, where the driver crashed it into the building leaving two children dead. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Parents and their children are loaded onto a warming bus as they wait for news after a bus crashed into a daycare centre in Laval, Que., Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Two children dead after city bus driven into Quebec daycare, driver charged

Driver has been arrested and faces charges of homicide and dangerous driving

Parents and their children are loaded onto a warming bus as they wait for news after a bus crashed into a daycare centre in Laval, Que., Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
People hold pictures of the victims at a vigil to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting, in Quebec City, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. A ceremony will be held this evening to mark the sixth anniversary of Quebec City’s deadly mosque shooting. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
People hold pictures of the victims at a vigil to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting, in Quebec City, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. A ceremony will be held this evening to mark the sixth anniversary of Quebec City’s deadly mosque shooting. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Monique Toutant poses for a portrait in Quebec City, Friday, Jan. 27, 2023. Toutant is eligible for Quebec’s new basic income program. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Francis Vachon.

Quebec basic income program begins, but advocates say many low-income people excluded

Increase only available to people who can prove ‘severely limited capacity’ to work

Monique Toutant poses for a portrait in Quebec City, Friday, Jan. 27, 2023. Toutant is eligible for Quebec’s new basic income program. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Francis Vachon.
Historian David Saint-Pierre shows photos of the salvage operation from the sinking of the Empress of Ireland in 1914 at his home, Thursday, January 12, 2023 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Historian David Saint-Pierre shows photos of the salvage operation from the sinking of the Empress of Ireland in 1914 at his home, Thursday, January 12, 2023 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Cows on a dairy farm, in St-Henri-de-Taillon, Que., Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Months-long saga of runaway cattle in Quebec comes to an end with weekend capture

Officials to determine who is responsible for tracking and capturing future runaway farm animals

Cows on a dairy farm, in St-Henri-de-Taillon, Que., Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Quebec ultra-marathon runner Joan Roch is shown in a handout photo. Roch is preparing for a nearly 8,000 kilometre run from the most southern point of the United States to Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula. PHOTO PC/HO-Joan Roch

Quebec ultra-marathoner preparing to run nearly 8,000 km from Florida to Quebec

Roch will run an average of 52 km – over a marathon – a day in order to finish in 5 months

Quebec ultra-marathon runner Joan Roch is shown in a handout photo. Roch is preparing for a nearly 8,000 kilometre run from the most southern point of the United States to Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula. PHOTO PC/HO-Joan Roch
Quebec Deputy premier and Public Security Minister Genevieve Guilbault announces the implementation of proximity bracelets for domestic violence abusers, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 in Quebec City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Quebec to expand tracking-bracelet program for domestic violence suspects in 2023

Bracelet allows survivors to avoid running into their abusers

Quebec Deputy premier and Public Security Minister Genevieve Guilbault announces the implementation of proximity bracelets for domestic violence abusers, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 in Quebec City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
During the 14 Not Forgotten Memorial, UBCO unveiled the firebowl. The statue is a collaborative piece, titled For Future Matriarchs that was created by Syilx artist Krista-Belle Stewart and Secwépemc artist Tania Willard.(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

‘We light this fire to remember them’: Kelowna remembers Polytechnique shooting 33 years later

It has been over 30 years since the murder of 14 young women at Polytechnique Montréal

During the 14 Not Forgotten Memorial, UBCO unveiled the firebowl. The statue is a collaborative piece, titled For Future Matriarchs that was created by Syilx artist Krista-Belle Stewart and Secwépemc artist Tania Willard.(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Parti Québécois Leader Paul St-Pierre Plamondon, centre, speaks to the sergeant-at-arms Véronique Michel, who prevented the three PQ elected members to enter the Blue Room at the legislature in Quebec City, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. The three PQ members refused to swear an oath to the King. St-Pierre Plamondon is flanked by Pascal Berubé, left, and Joël Arseneau. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Parti Québécois barred from Quebec legislature after refusing to take oath to King

PQ Leader Paul St-Pierre Plamondon, two others, blocked from entering

Parti Québécois Leader Paul St-Pierre Plamondon, centre, speaks to the sergeant-at-arms Véronique Michel, who prevented the three PQ elected members to enter the Blue Room at the legislature in Quebec City, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. The three PQ members refused to swear an oath to the King. St-Pierre Plamondon is flanked by Pascal Berubé, left, and Joël Arseneau. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
A Hydro Quebec logo is seen on their head office building in Montreal, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
A Hydro Quebec logo is seen on their head office building in Montreal, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Northern gannets soar along the cliffs of Bonaventure Island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence off the coast of Quebec, Canada’s Gaspe Peninsula, Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. The small island is close to shore and home to over 100,000 gannets in the breeding season, making them the world’s second largest northern gannet colony. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

VIDEO: Climate reshapes life for tenacious gannets on Quebec isle

Warming and rising seas, extreme weather events taking toll on seabirds

Northern gannets soar along the cliffs of Bonaventure Island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence off the coast of Quebec, Canada’s Gaspe Peninsula, Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. The small island is close to shore and home to over 100,000 gannets in the breeding season, making them the world’s second largest northern gannet colony. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Parti Quebecois Leader Paul St-Pierre Plamondon speaks at a news conference, Monday, October 17, 2022 at the legislature in Quebec City. St-Pierre Plamondon told reporters he didn’t want to swear an oath to King Charles III. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Karoline Boucher

Québec solidaire to swear oath to King, vows to table bill to make pledge optional

3 recently elected members of the Parti Québécois continue to refuse to swear the oath to the King

Parti Quebecois Leader Paul St-Pierre Plamondon speaks at a news conference, Monday, October 17, 2022 at the legislature in Quebec City. St-Pierre Plamondon told reporters he didn’t want to swear an oath to King Charles III. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Karoline Boucher
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