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Lawyer hopes guilty verdict in death of Inuk mother helps restore faith in Canadian justice system

A Canadian Crown prosecutor says he hopes the guilty verdict in the Montreal death of an Inuk mother, helps restore the faith of Indigenous communities in the justice system. “Quite a few aboriginal communities in the country have felt that» 


Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama to deliver speech in Montreal

Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama will address thousands of eager Montrealer’s at the city’s Palais de congrès convention centre tonight as part of a speaker’s series that also brought her husband to Montreal last year. The sold-out event is» 

Economy, Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Black History Month: We’re here and we mean business

The second annual International Black Economic Forum This major economic event takes place this weekend in Montreal. Frantz Saintellemy, entrepreneur is the honorary president this year of the international forum. He is also the founder of Group 3737, a business» 

Health, Society

Beloved Montreal priest dies

Father Emmet Johns was a priest in Montreal, but one who’s “chapel” was mostly the downtown streets of the city. His death at age 89 was announced this past weekend. In 1988, after a lifetime as a parish priest, at» 


Massacre of 14 women in Montreal remembered

A gunman shot students at Montreal’s Ecole Polytechnique 28 years ago killing 14 women and injuring another 14 people. The 25-year-old Marc Lepine walked into the engineering school on December 6, 1989, separated the men from the women and began» 

Health, Internet, Science and Technology

Discovering a new detection for prostate cancer

There’s no doubt prostate cancer is deadly. It is the most common cancer diagnosed in men (21300 estimated in 2017), and the third leading cause of cancer death in men (4100 estimated 2017). New research has led to a detection» 


Hobbyists find deep cave wrought by ice under Montreal

Tourists have been visiting a cavern under Montreal for decades, but some hobbyist spelunkers have broken through a wall to find a massive underground extension, reports CBC.  The caverns were formed during the last ice age more than 15,000 years» 

Health, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

New fathers: information site on the way

Many expectant fathers, and recent dads, have found they seem to be left out when it comes to advice about the transition to parenthood. A new comprehensive web site will seek to include this previously ignored segment of society. Deborah» 


Former police officer found guilty of violating ethics

Former police officer Stefanie Trudeau has been found guilty of violating the police ethics code of the province of Quebec. The complaint was launched by Montreal resident Julian Menezes after he was arrested in May 2012. Julian Menezes said he» 

Montreal’s Big Band Swing is back! (Actually, it never left!)

The band is called the Ballroom Blitz, and they’re a blast. In this age of electronic wizardry in recorded and performance music, Montreal’s big band provides a melodic and upbeat alternative. The music of Glenn Miller, the Dorsey’s and others»