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47 min ago | CBC News

Quebec elementary school bans homework for the year

An elementary school in JonquiA re, Que., is trying out a new approach by banning homework for a year to see whether it improves scholastic outcomes.

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4 hrs ago | CJAD

Body found in the St Lawrence river

"We got a call from a citizen in Montreal who called 911 operator in Montreal because he was seeing a body floating in the water on the St Laurent river in the Pointe-Aux-Trembles area.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

GlobalNews

The RedBall Project rolls into Montreal

Artist Kurt Perschke spoke to reporters Sunday in front of a giant red ball jammed between the walls of the Biosphere and the railing of the building within.

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Montreal Gazette

D.A.D.'s Bagels closing shop in N.D.G.

The family-run Notre-Dame-de-GrA ce bakery's 20-year lease expires in September and the building's owner decided not to renew it - opting instead to allow a neighbouring Dollorama to expand into the space.

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RollingStone

Arcade Fire End Tour With Triumphant Wolf Parade Cover

Arcade Fire wrapped up the final North American leg of their Reflektor tour and with it, those well curated geographically themed cover songs for nearly every stop with a hometown gig at Montreal, Quebec's Parc Jean-Drapeau on August 30. With a multitude of great Montreal artists to choose from -- Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Grimes, Voivod and ... (more)

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CBC News

RAW: Arcade Fire take over Parc Jean-Drapeau

Nearly 40 Montreal city workers are suspended without pay and 44 are facing criminal charges after city hall was ransacked.

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CBC News

Montreal riding rare bright spot for bleak Tory fundraising in Quebec

Denis Lebel is trying to woo a province where the party holds just five seats and polls have often suggested it sits fourth in popular support.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Cominar Scores A Major Acquisition, Growth Continues

Cominar is a Canadian real estate investment trust with a market cap of $2.5 billion.

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CBC News

Quebec girl in isolation undergoing Ebola tests

Interview with Mubin Shaikh, a former jihadist who served as a CSIS operative, helping foil the plots of the so-called Toronto 18 Two more Canadians are on the list of foreign fighters with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, CBC's Adrienne Arsenault reports Internal Toronto Catholic District School Board documents allege many conflicts between ... (more)

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CBC News

Labour Day weekend has police on lookout for dangerous drivers

He said long weekends are especially busy, often causing people to either drive aggressively or not pay attention to the road.

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CBC News

Man found dead in parked car on Plateau-Mont-Royal

The man was found inside a burgundy-coloured hatchback-type vehicle, parked on Des Erables Avenue between Laurier Avenue and Masson Street.

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CBC News

Pipeline threatens beluga whales, activists say

A beluga and baby. Environmental groups say female belugas feed their newborns in the shallow waters near Cacouna.

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Canada.com

Ian McGillis: The revolution comes home

For writers, there are all kinds of ways to choose what to do next. Sometimes it's as much what it isn't as what it is.

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CBC News

English school boards push to get voters to register

The highest voter turnout in the 2007 school board election was at the EMSB with 18 per cent.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

CTV

Anjou mulling demerger, others to fight cuts from within

Demerger questions are once again on the table, as at least one Montreal borough is mulling over the possibility of leaving the city due to budget cuts.

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Vancouver Sun

Teacher who had sexual relationship with student gets jail time

Built circa 1892, 'Wintemute House' is a historical residence in Burnaby, offering a one-of-a-kind tranquil setting complete with magnificent grounds.

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CBC News

Lev Tahor members forced out of Guatemalan village

Members of a Jewish community stand with their belongings on a street before boarding buses in San Juan La Laguna Aug. 29, 2014.

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CBC News

Berri-UQAM bus terminal evacuated

A woman gets help washing the pepper spray out of her eyes in front of the Berri-UQAM bus terminal in downtown Montreal.

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CBC News

Semi-trailer truck tips over, trapping driver inside cabin

A truck tipped over while negotiating a turn on the Highway 40 exit from Cote-Vertu Boulevard.

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CBC News

Hunger makes Quebec Inuit shorter than average: study

A child holds a sign at a protest against high food prices in Nunavut in June 2012.

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