Highly touted Montreal Canadiens rookie Cole Caufield became the first player in NHL history to score a game-winning OT goal in back-to-back games for his first two career goals. Some already see the diminutive offensive prospect as a future team saviour.

With party leader Paul St-Pierre Plamondon (who?) praising their “audacity,” members of the Parti Québécois endorsed a policy of applying Bill 101, the French Language Charter, to the CEGEP system. Meaning francophones and allophones would no longer have the right attend an English CEGEP aft…

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“COVID fatigued” rioters smashed storefront windows, set fires in garbage cans, and ransacked businesses in Old Montreal during a large protest that took place in violation of the 8 p.m. curfew on Sunday evening.

Quebec Premier Francois Legault and his Public Health Director, Dr. Horatio Arruda, have for the past year been the face of the province’s clear as mud pandemic response.

Montreal’s flamboyant, attention-seeking, chest-beating, and literally larger-than-life one-term mayor, Denis Coderre, learned a few things after the relatively unknown Valerie Plante kicked his jet-setting derriere out of office four years ago. A humbled and now quite svelte Coderre 2.0 jus…

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As a black man in white North America, I stand in solidarity with any and every “so-called” minority oppressed over the centuries by the “so-called” majority.

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On the other side Roxham Road in upstate New York lies the U.S.-Canada border where, in years past, thousands of migrants from all over the world sought a new beginning in Canada. Now this well known unauthorized crossing could become popular with another type of refugee.

The latest in a long series: A Black man living on Montreal’s north shore has filed civil rights and police-ethics complaints after an altercation with provincial police that ended with his car being towed away. The man says he’s faced regular harassment, on a near-monthly basis, by police f…

“The government has told us to avoid non-essential travel and we have been placed under curfew. Why then are we allowing people to fly to sunny destinations for holidays, especially when it is documented that they have brought back the Sars-Cov2 coronavirus with them and in some cases the ne…

By the early looks of it, 2021 might not be that rosy after all. Quebec is already under a COVID curfew, the vaccine rollout is a disaster, all hell is breaking out south of the border… Need I go on?

Hysterical headlines and news segments in Quebec’s French press about the imminent demise of the language of Molière seem to always follow a story about a store clerk who might have greeted some nationalist zealot in the language of Shakespeare. The horror!

For a week before and a week after a four-day span surrounding the Christmas holiday, Quebecers were asked by its secular-minded government to isolate in order to curb the spread of COVID-19, leaving other religious celebrations by Jews, Muslims and others out in the cold.

During an economy sinking global pandemic, inspectors from Quebec’s OQLF (l’Office québécois de la langue française) recently targeted a restaurant that had the word “Kitchen” in its officially trademarked name, and an Italian bakery that had the temerity to put the Italian names of Italian …

The Ensemble Montréal party, the City of Montreal's official opposition, tabled a motion on Monday asking that the Place des Festivals, in the city centre, be renamed Oscar Peterson in homage to the world-renowned Montreal pianist and composer.

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Montreal, Quebec City and Chaudière-Appalaches will now be on the "red alert" level and stricter health measures will be ushered in to tackle a surge in infections, Premier François Legault said at a press conference.

In late 2019, months before the first cases of COVID-19 were detected in China, Finance Minister Bill Morneau projected that the deficit for 2020-2021 would be $28.1 billion. Since then, quite a bit has changed.

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Racial profiling, police harassment, brutality and sometimes lethal use of force, followed by the usual refrain from the Thin Blue Line Chorus that the unarmed black victim: 1) assaulted an officer, 2) resisted arrest, 3) reached for a weapon or 4) all of the above is a common occurrence. Th…

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About 1-in-1,000 black men and boys in America can expect to die at the hands of police, according to an August 2019 analysis by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) of deaths involving law enforcement officers. That makes them 2.5 times more likely than white men and boys …

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Toronto police estimated that as many as 10,000 people were at a downtown park on Saturday afternoon, where many gathered in large groups as police and bylaw officers looked on. A number of U.S. beaches and boardwalks saw the same — or worse. Pandemic? What pandemic?