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Local news for Lachine (Montreal, QC) continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 hrs ago | The London Free Press

Special coverage: Jim Flaherty's state funeral

Nearly 2,000 people packed St. James Cathedral and overflow areas Wednesday to say goodbye to Flaherty - the man they knew as a family man, a public servant and politician who strived to stabilize Canada's economy.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Fort Francis Times

The man Conservatives liked to call the world's best finance minister has died

Jim Flaherty, the former finance minister who took the country from surplus to huge, recession-spawned deficits and back to within an eyelash of a surplus, earned an international reputation as a cautious, conservative steward of the public purse.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper,

Thu Apr 10, 2014

National Post

Jim Flaherty, 64, dies at Ottawa home one month after resigning as finance minister

"Today is a very sad day for me, our government and for all of our country," Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in a news conference after the news was announced.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, World News,

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Chronicle

Liberal's Ouimet re-elected in Marquette

Liberal MNA Francois Ouimet celebrates after being elected, virtue of roughly 65 per cent of the vote, again to the National Assembly.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Woman shot dead in Quebec was a wanted drug 'queen-pin' in U.S.

Elizabeth Barrer has been identified as the woman who was shot to death in the St. Pierre section of Lachine recently.

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Related Topix: Canada, Drugs, Spotsylvania County, VA, Spotsylvania, VA

CJAD

Woman killed in Lachine was one of America's Most Wanted

The women found shot dead in an SUV parked near the St. Pierre interchange in Lachine on March 19, has finally been identified.

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Related Topix: Canada, Drugs

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Montreal Gazette

Turcot relief: A work in progress

The traffic chaos that followed Monday's closing of two Turcot Interchange ramps for repairs may foreshadow turmoil to come.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Mon Mar 31, 2014

CJAD

Riding profile: Marquette

It's been represented by Francois Ouimet for the past 20 years, and he usually scoops up about 50 percent of the vote.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Chronicle

Marquette: A Liberal stronghold

Consisted of Dorval, Dorval Island and Lachine, Marquette is one of the smaller ridings west of Montreal with a population of 59,820.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Montreal Gazette

Montreal cuts money for green spaces

Green Coalition spokesperson David Fletcher says there are several local natural spaces in need of protection, including Beaconsfield's Angell Woods.

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

SooToday

Jim Flaherty steps down as finance minister

Jim Flaherty is leaving the federal cabinet after more than eight years as finance minister to prepare for a return to the private sector, saying the move is unrelated to his recent health problems.

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Nanaimo Daily News

Jim Flaherty steps down as finance minister, plans return to private sector

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty speaks with reporters as he leaves question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, March 6, 2014.

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