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Highlights/Denis Coderre

Economy, Environment, Health, Society

Horse-drawn Montreal calèches will soon be nothing but history

They’ve been around since the 18th Century, but Montreal’s famed horse-drawn carriages known as calèches will become a thing of the past by the end of next year. Meanwhile, pit bull dogs–maligned and feared by many, banned in 2016, then» 

Economy, International, Politics, Society

Hope springs eternal for Montreal’s baseball fans

This is the time of year when baseball fans in Montreal get their hopes up and let go–at least for a little while–the long-lingering pain they have felt since the Expos left for Washington, D.C. following the 2004 season. For» 

Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Montreal coroner’s report appears to support opponents of controversial anti-pit bull law

Opponents of a controversial anti-pit bull law in Montreal received good news this week when the city’s coroner issued his report on the death of 55-year-old woman killed by a dog in her backyard in June of last year. The» 

International, Society

Report sparks excitement about Major League Baseball’s return to Montreal

For the fourth straight spring (or what passes for spring here in Quebec), baseball fans will crowd Montreal’s Olympic Stadium Friday and Saturday (it has a roof) to watch a pair of meaningless Spring Training exhibition games. Montreal fans will» 

Politics, Society

Montreal’s police chief to release plan aimed at corruption on Friday

The chief of the Service de police de la ville de Montreal, Montreal’s police force, will release details of a plan to try to restore public confidence in the scandal-plagued force on Friday. Last month, Quebec Public Security Minister Martin» 

International, Politics

Montreal mayor blasted for visit to Tehran

An outspoken Montreal lawyer is taking the city’s Mayor Denis Coderre to task for a controversial visit to Iran. In a biting Facebook post Anne-France Goldwater blasted Coderre for meeting Tehran’s Mayor Dr Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf to conclude an “agreement of» 

Economy, Environment, Politics, Society

Mayors of Canada’s two most populous cities, Montreal and Toronto, team up

The mayors of Canada’s two most populous cities, John Tory of Toronto and Denis Coderre of Montreal, announced Wednesday (March 25) they are going to work together on such issues as housing, infrastructure and public transit. “The two solitudes are over,”»