If you are one of the thousands of metro riders who strain to hang onto the horizontal bars on the new Azur trains or can't even reach them - there may be a solution on the way. The STM is testing today plastic hand straps attached to the grab rails.
Do you know if that head of broccoli you're buying is really grown locally or from out of the country? La Presse reports a vegetable processing company in the Lanaudière region north of Montreal is accused of importing broccoli from the U.S. and deliberately mislabelling it as a 'Product of Canada' and then selling it here.
After a five year fight, a 41-year-old disabled Laval man has been vindicated by the Quebec Human Rights Commission which has ruled that he was a victim of racial profiling by Montreal police and that the police force and the city of Montreal should pay $19,000 in damages.
Quebec's education minister isn't backing down on his refusal to accept the Galileo Adult Education Centre as a way to ease overcrowding at schools belonging to the French language Pointe-de-l'île school board.
In the wake of recent protests and human chains to save three EMSB schools from being transferred to the Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l'île, Quebec's education minister insisted he is listening to the community's concerns and that the transfer may not happen if the boards come forward with solutions.
Parents with the English Montreal School Board are expressing dismay and frustration with the board and the education minister in the wake of news that three schools may be forcibly handed over to the Commission Scolaire Pointe-de-l'Île.
Quebec's education minister says they were forced into the position of having to possibly order the transfer of three of the English Montreal School Board's schools to the Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l'île to help ease overcrowding at its schools.