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    Newborn in stable condition after being found on porch in Chomedey

    Newborn in stable condition after being found on porch in Chomedey


    A woman said she had discovered the infant in a box on her porch in the Chomedey neighbourhood of Laval. Investigators believe the newborn may have been outside for as long as two...

    A woman said she had discovered the infant in a box on her porch in the Chomedey neighbourhood of Laval. Investigators believe the newborn may have been outside for as long as two hours.

    No, eating small amounts of peanuts will not cure an allergy, review suggests

    No, eating small amounts of peanuts will not cure an allergy, review suggests


    Contrary to what you might have heard, eating tiny amounts of peanuts does not appear to help a person with a peanut allergy build up a tolerance in the real world, according to a recent review by researchers in Canada, the U.S. and...

    Contrary to what you might have heard, eating tiny amounts of peanuts does not appear to help a person with a peanut allergy build up a tolerance in the real world, according to a recent review by researchers in Canada, the U.S. and Italy.

    With Quebec dam at risk of failing, evacuation ordered on Rouge River in western Laurentians

    With Quebec dam at risk of failing, evacuation ordered on Rouge River in western Laurentians


    Water levels at the hydroelectric dam at Bell Falls on the Rouge River in Quebec's western Laurentians reached heights never before seen Thursday, triggering a mandatory evacuation of houses...

    Water levels at the hydroelectric dam at Bell Falls on the Rouge River in Quebec's western Laurentians reached heights never before seen Thursday, triggering a mandatory evacuation of houses downstream.

    Worst of flooding isn't over, Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante warns

    Worst of flooding isn't over, Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante warns


    'This threat is direct and concrete. We need to take this very seriously,' said Mayor Valérie Plante, warning that water levels in the Montreal region are likely to rise this...

    'This threat is direct and concrete. We need to take this very seriously,' said Mayor Valérie Plante, warning that water levels in the Montreal region are likely to rise this weekend.

    U de M's AI whiz, voter behaviour expert among winners of $100K Killam Prize

    U de M's AI whiz, voter behaviour expert among winners of $100K Killam Prize


    Canada Council for the Arts recognized academics for outstanding contributions to the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences and...

    Canada Council for the Arts recognized academics for outstanding contributions to the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences and engineering.

    My zero-waste life has me craving strawberries

    My zero-waste life has me craving strawberries


    A couple of years ago, my wife and I decided to go zero-waste, as much as possible. And while it is gratifying, I can't help but feel that I'm missing out, says CBC journalist Elias...

    A couple of years ago, my wife and I decided to go zero-waste, as much as possible. And while it is gratifying, I can't help but feel that I'm missing out, says CBC journalist Elias Abboud.

    Pedestrian struck by truck in Pointe-Claire

    Pedestrian struck by truck in Pointe-Claire


    A 25-year-old man was struck by a truck while jaywalking across a busy boulevard near the Fairview mall, Montreal police...

    A 25-year-old man was struck by a truck while jaywalking across a busy boulevard near the Fairview mall, Montreal police say.

    Montreal's Félix Auger-Aliassime knocked out by Kei Nishikori at Barcelona Open

    Montreal's Félix Auger-Aliassime knocked out by Kei Nishikori at Barcelona Open


    Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime has been eliminated at the Barcelona Open. The No. 16 seed from Montreal lost 6-1, 6-3 to No. 4 seed Kei Nishikori of Japan in the third round of the ATP Tour 500 clay-court event on...

    Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime has been eliminated at the Barcelona Open. The No. 16 seed from Montreal lost 6-1, 6-3 to No. 4 seed Kei Nishikori of Japan in the third round of the ATP Tour 500 clay-court event on Thursday.

    Lachute residents fend off rising water as North River bursts its banks

    Lachute residents fend off rising water as North River bursts its banks


    The flooding is threatening homes and buildings in the town about 80 kilometres northwest of Montreal, including a seniors' residence which may eventually need to be...

    The flooding is threatening homes and buildings in the town about 80 kilometres northwest of Montreal, including a seniors' residence which may eventually need to be evacuated.

    Cree hunter upset after Quebec police question if his guns are registered

    Cree hunter upset after Quebec police question if his guns are registered


    Samuel Cox, a Cree hunter and firearms instructor from Chisasibi, says he was stopped by provincial police while out hunting. He was asked to provide proof that his guns were registered under the new provincial long-gun...

    Samuel Cox, a Cree hunter and firearms instructor from Chisasibi, says he was stopped by provincial police while out hunting. He was asked to provide proof that his guns were registered under the new provincial long-gun registry.

    Solving maple syrup's sticky situation: knowing when the season ends

    Solving maple syrup's sticky situation: knowing when the season ends


    Maple syrup season is dripping to an end around the province. But knowing exactly when the season ends has always been a challenge. That's what maple syrup producers are trying to...

    Maple syrup season is dripping to an end around the province. But knowing exactly when the season ends has always been a challenge. That's what maple syrup producers are trying to change.

    Man injured by gunfire in Verdun

    Man injured by gunfire in Verdun


    Montreal police are looking for suspects after a 49-year-old man was shot in the borough of Verdun overnight. It happened at around 11 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Troy Street and LaSalle...

    Montreal police are looking for suspects after a 49-year-old man was shot in the borough of Verdun overnight. It happened at around 11 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Troy Street and LaSalle Boulevard.

    NFB logo gazes no longer upon the Metropolitan Expressway

    NFB logo gazes no longer upon the Metropolitan Expressway


    The logo, designed in 1968 and in place for almost 50 years, came down in a ceremony attended by family members of its designer and current and former NFB...

    The logo, designed in 1968 and in place for almost 50 years, came down in a ceremony attended by family members of its designer and current and former NFB staff.

    Why hasn't Facebook banned any far-right groups in Quebec?

    Why hasn't Facebook banned any far-right groups in Quebec?


    When several Canadian groups and individuals were banned recently from Facebook for spreading hate, it was widely remarked that none were from Quebec, despite a sizable far-right scene in the...

    When several Canadian groups and individuals were banned recently from Facebook for spreading hate, it was widely remarked that none were from Quebec, despite a sizable far-right scene in the province.

    Jackson-Hamel scores 2 to lead Impact over Revolution

    Jackson-Hamel scores 2 to lead Impact over Revolution


    Anthony Jackson-Hamel recorded his first two goals of the season, and the Montreal Impact scored twice over a six-minute stretch late in the second half to beat the New England Revolution 3-0 on Wednesday night at Foxborough,...

    Anthony Jackson-Hamel recorded his first two goals of the season, and the Montreal Impact scored twice over a six-minute stretch late in the second half to beat the New England Revolution 3-0 on Wednesday night at Foxborough, Mass.

    Montreal 'going to war' against single-use plastic and styrofoam food containers

    Montreal 'going to war' against single-use plastic and styrofoam food containers


    Mayor Valérie Plante says a bylaw banning styrofoam and plastics will be passed by 2020, but the ban will be phased in gradually to give businesses time to...

    Mayor Valérie Plante says a bylaw banning styrofoam and plastics will be passed by 2020, but the ban will be phased in gradually to give businesses time to adapt.

    WHO recommends one-hour maximum screen time per day for young kids

    WHO recommends one-hour maximum screen time per day for young kids


    Children under 1 should not have any screen time while those under five should not spend more than one hour watching screens every day, and less is better, U.N. health agency...

    Children under 1 should not have any screen time while those under five should not spend more than one hour watching screens every day, and less is better, U.N. health agency says.