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    Flooding, climate change force Quebecers to rethink relationship with water

    Flooding, climate change force Quebecers to rethink relationship with water


    Quebec's history, mythology and culture are intertwined with its rivers and lakes, but recurring floods that experts say will only get worse because of climate change are forcing Quebecers and their political leaders to rethink their relationship with...

    Quebec's history, mythology and culture are intertwined with its rivers and lakes, but recurring floods that experts say will only get worse because of climate change are forcing Quebecers and their political leaders to rethink their relationship with water.

    Rainfall warnings issued throughout southern Quebec as waterways overflow

    Rainfall warnings issued throughout southern Quebec as waterways overflow


    Environment Canada has issued rainfall warnings across southern Quebec as authorities from New Brunswick to Ontario brace for flooding. Rainfall could range from 20 to 80 millimetres of rain by Saturday...

    Environment Canada has issued rainfall warnings across southern Quebec as authorities from New Brunswick to Ontario brace for flooding. Rainfall could range from 20 to 80 millimetres of rain by Saturday afternoon.

    5 tips to help keep your home high and dry

    5 tips to help keep your home high and dry


    With days of rain in the forecast and warnings rivers could rise to levels last seen during severe flooding in 2017, residents of Ottawa and Gatineau will be nervously checking their basements for signs of moisture this long...

    With days of rain in the forecast and warnings rivers could rise to levels last seen during severe flooding in 2017, residents of Ottawa and Gatineau will be nervously checking their basements for signs of moisture this long weekend.

    Kirkland Signature brand veggie burgers recalled

    Kirkland Signature brand veggie burgers recalled


    A brand of veggie burgers — Kirkland Signature brand Harvest Burgers — are being recalled because of the possibility they contain pieces of...

    A brand of veggie burgers — Kirkland Signature brand Harvest Burgers — are being recalled because of the possibility they contain pieces of metal.

    'Holding a licence is a privilege, not a right': Canada's broadcast watchdog reprimands TVA Group

    'Holding a licence is a privilege, not a right': Canada's broadcast watchdog reprimands TVA Group


    Should TVA Group withhold or interfere with the TVA Sports signal before its dispute with Bell is resolved, TVA Sports will have its licence automatically suspended for the duration of time that the signal is not provided to Bell Canada, the CRTC has...

    Should TVA Group withhold or interfere with the TVA Sports signal before its dispute with Bell is resolved, TVA Sports will have its licence automatically suspended for the duration of time that the signal is not provided to Bell Canada, the CRTC has ruled.

    Montreal's extreme eaters hunger for new challenges

    Montreal's extreme eaters hunger for new challenges


    In a city known for its poutine and smoked meat, adventurous eaters like Veronica Boggia and Mike Sandev take Montreal foodie culture to a different level, testing the limits of how much and how fast it is humanly possible to...

    In a city known for its poutine and smoked meat, adventurous eaters like Veronica Boggia and Mike Sandev take Montreal foodie culture to a different level, testing the limits of how much and how fast it is humanly possible to eat.

    Weather warning: What to expect this weekend (torrential rain)

    Weather warning: What to expect this weekend (torrential rain)


    Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement warning of "significant rainfall amounts over a long period" on Friday and Saturday for parts of southern...

    Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement warning of "significant rainfall amounts over a long period" on Friday and Saturday for parts of southern Quebec.

    Tip from U.S. Border Patrol leads Quebec police to body on Canadian side

    Tip from U.S. Border Patrol leads Quebec police to body on Canadian side


    Provincial police found a man's body Tuesday in a wooded area close to the U.S. border near Lacolle, Que. The previous night, U.S. Border Patrol officers took 12 people into custody they said had crossed the border illegally in the same...

    Provincial police found a man's body Tuesday in a wooded area close to the U.S. border near Lacolle, Que. The previous night, U.S. Border Patrol officers took 12 people into custody they said had crossed the border illegally in the same area.

    First-time director Monia Chokri, Xavier Dolan to compete at Cannes Film Festival

    First-time director Monia Chokri, Xavier Dolan to compete at Cannes Film Festival


    Cannes Film Festival organizers have announced its 2019 line up, which pits revered directors such as Ken Loach, Jim Jarmusch, Pedro Almodovar and Bong Joon-ho against each other in competition for the top Palme d'Or...

    Cannes Film Festival organizers have announced its 2019 line up, which pits revered directors such as Ken Loach, Jim Jarmusch, Pedro Almodovar and Bong Joon-ho against each other in competition for the top Palme d'Or prize.

    Cannabis-growing greenhouses create stinky situation for Mirabel residents

    Cannabis-growing greenhouses create stinky situation for Mirabel residents


    The mayor of Mirabel, Que., says he has been receiving as many as 10 calls a day from residents who are upset about the smell of cannabis in the...

    The mayor of Mirabel, Que., says he has been receiving as many as 10 calls a day from residents who are upset about the smell of cannabis in the air.

    Montreal man sentenced to life in prison for 2017 Michigan airport attack

    Montreal man sentenced to life in prison for 2017 Michigan airport attack


    Amor Ftouhi, a Montreal man, has been sentenced to life in a U.S. prison for stabbing a police officer in a Flint, Mich., airport in...

    Amor Ftouhi, a Montreal man, has been sentenced to life in a U.S. prison for stabbing a police officer in a Flint, Mich., airport in 2017.

    Montreal modelling agent charged with sexual exploitation of minors

    Montreal modelling agent charged with sexual exploitation of minors


    The owner of Montreal-based modelling agency was arrested and charged with a slew of sex-related crimes involving four minors last week. Police suspect there are more...

    The owner of Montreal-based modelling agency was arrested and charged with a slew of sex-related crimes involving four minors last week. Police suspect there are more victims.

    With rain on the horizon, Quebecers told to brace for severe flooding

    With rain on the horizon, Quebecers told to brace for severe flooding


    Quebec's public security minister has a message for people living in areas at risk of flooding: "if you're asked to leave your home, if you're asked to take preventive measures, I'm asking you to...

    Quebec's public security minister has a message for people living in areas at risk of flooding: "if you're asked to leave your home, if you're asked to take preventive measures, I'm asking you to co-operate."

    Montreal police arrest 9 after crowd leaving show blocks traffic, lights fires

    Montreal police arrest 9 after crowd leaving show blocks traffic, lights fires


    Montreal police say they arrested nine people after a rowdy crowd of about 200 blocked traffic and lit small fires early Thursday. It happened at around 12:30 a.m., at the intersection of Ste-Catherine Street and St-Laurent...

    Montreal police say they arrested nine people after a rowdy crowd of about 200 blocked traffic and lit small fires early Thursday. It happened at around 12:30 a.m., at the intersection of Ste-Catherine Street and St-Laurent Boulevard.

    Supreme Court rules that police don't need warrant to carry out child luring sting operations

    Supreme Court rules that police don't need warrant to carry out child luring sting operations


    The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that sexually explicit online messages exchanged with a minor are not private and can be used in undercover police operations without a...

    The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that sexually explicit online messages exchanged with a minor are not private and can be used in undercover police operations without a warrant.

    New rules for driving with children on board come into effect Thursday

    New rules for driving with children on board come into effect Thursday


    Children under the age of nine, or under four feet nine inches in height, are required by law to be in booster seats, as of Thursday, April...

    Children under the age of nine, or under four feet nine inches in height, are required by law to be in booster seats, as of Thursday, April 18.