Farmers planning new attempt to capture loose cattle in Quebec town – Montreal

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 26, 2022 2:32 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size Quebec’s farmers union is asking for help to round up a herd of runaway cattle that have been wreaking havoc in farmers’ fields near a small town in the province’s Mauricie region. In a post on … Read more

Quebec to appeal ruling that was greeted as victory in fight against racial profiling – Montreal

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 25, 2022 10:25 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Quebec government will appeal a recent ruling banning random police stops in the province. Public Security Minister François Bonnardel says the government is appealing because it’s unacceptable to deprive police of an important tool. Last month, Quebec Superior … Read more

1 arrested in Quebec following vehicle thefts in Lindsay: police

One person has been arrested in connection with a string of vehicle thefts in Lindsay, Ont. According to the Kawartha Lakes Police Service, six vehicles were reported stolen from the driveways of homes over 24 hours between Tuesday and early Wednesday. The vehicles were all newer-model pickup trucks or SUVs. Police say the investigation determined … Read more

Quebec judicial council rejects complaint over judge’s sexual assault ruling

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 23, 2022 4:01 pm Updated November 23, 2022 4:03 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Quebec judicial council has rejected complaints about a judge who granted a conditional discharge to a young engineer who pleaded guilty to sexual assault and voyeurism. Quebec court Judge … Read more

P.E.I. woman scrambles to save beloved horse from Quebec slaughterhouse

Tyra Perry sat bolt upright in her bed early on Nov. 4. She says her hands shook as she held her phone and read the message: Mittcent Vangogh, the gentle racehorse she had grown to love, was being taken to a slaughterhouse. “I jumped out of bed. I was very, very upset,” Perry, 19, said … Read more

Quebec man charged with terrorism in Haitian coup plot will contest charges: lawyer

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 18, 2022 4:26 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size The lawyer for a Quebec man charged with planning a terrorist act to overthrow the Haitian government of Jovenel Moïse says his client will fight the charges. On Thursday, the RCMP said Gerald Nicolas, 51, will … Read more

Quebec recommends wearing masks in public spaces, but stops short of mandate

Quebecers are being urged to mask up in public spaces as respiratory viruses gain steam and emergency rooms are overcrowded, but the province stopped short of issuing a mask mandate Wednesday. Health Minister Christian Dubé spoke about the situation during a news conference in Quebec City. Public health is still concerned about COVID-19, but also … Read more

Half of Quebec nursing students fail September licensing exam, probe launched

Quebec nursing student Jennifer Gunville was left in shock after she found out she had failed her licensing exam. Gunville is among the roughly 50 per cent of nursing students in the province who failed their written exam in September. The oversight body for Quebec professional orders — Office des professions du Québec — has … Read more

Quebec announces $46 million in funding for citizen led climate initiatives – Montreal

The Quebec government is announcing more than $46 million in funding for citizen-led initiatives to fight climate change. Environment Minister Benoit Charette made the announcement on Sunday after meeting with the Quebec delegation at the COP27 climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. He said the $46.4 million in funding is part of a five-year strategy … Read more

Atlantic Canada, Quebec under weather alerts as Hurricane Nicole tracks north

Environment Canada says it is monitoring Hurricane Nicole as tracks north from Florida over the weekend. The agency has issued weather warnings for parts of eastern Canada, with most rainfall expected to hit south of Quebec and New Brunswick. Though Nicole intensified to hurricane status on Thursday over Florida, it’s expected to transition to “post-tropical” … Read more