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Montreal loses to Sydney, Australia in bid to host WorldPride 2023

Montreal loses to Sydney, Australia in bid to host WorldPride 2023

Sydney, Australia has beaten out Montreal in the quest to host WorldPride in 2023. The Australian city captured 60 per cent of the vote, while Montreal received 36 per cent and Austin, TX got three.
Montreal-bound Air Transat flight makes emergency stop in Paris; passengers safe

Montreal-bound Air Transat flight makes emergency stop in Paris; passengers safe

MONTREAL — More than 300 passengers resumed their journey to Montreal Sunday after their Air Transat flight from Italy had to make an emergency landing in France.

2 winning tickets for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — Two winning tickets were sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. One was purchased in Ontario, the other in Quebec, and each is worth $2.5 million.

Two in custody after police-involved shooting at parade in downtown Calgary

CALGARY — Alberta's police watchdog is probing an officer-involved shooting in Calgary, which investigators say began when a vehicle drove towards a military parade and ended with two suspects in custody.
Greta Thunberg meets with First Nations chief in Fort McMurray

Greta Thunberg meets with First Nations chief in Fort McMurray

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — The chief of a northern Alberta First Nation says he gave climate activist Greta Thunberg a message during a quietly arranged meeting in Fort McMurray on Friday night.
More beef products recalled due to possible E. coli contamination

More beef products recalled due to possible E. coli contamination

Whole Foods is the latest grocery chain affected by a recall of hundreds of beef and veal products across Canada due to possible E. coli contamination.
Scheer won't say if Conservatives hired consultant to 'destroy' People's party

Scheer won't say if Conservatives hired consultant to 'destroy' People's party

TORONTO — With election day less than 48 hours away, Andrew Scheer suddenly found himself in the hot seat Saturday as reports linked the Conservative party to a co-ordinated effort to smear former caucus colleague Maxime Bernier and his nascent popul
Fate of N.B. clinic speaks to unfinished fight for abortion access in region

Fate of N.B. clinic speaks to unfinished fight for abortion access in region

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.
Quebec man found guilty of first-degree murder in slaying of ex-wife, stranger

Quebec man found guilty of first-degree murder in slaying of ex-wife, stranger

ST-JEROME, Que. — A Quebec man was found guilty of first-degree murder Saturday in the stabbing death of his ex-wife and the fatal beating of an elderly motorist he carjacked while on the run from authorities.
Quebec town's moose statue won't seek to supplant Moose Jaw, Sask.'s famed Mac

Quebec town's moose statue won't seek to supplant Moose Jaw, Sask.'s famed Mac

MONTREAL — Mac the Moose can rest easy — a Quebec town that wants to build its own massive moose statue next year says it doesn't want to challenge the record for the world's tallest, recently regained by the famed Moose Jaw, Sask.