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1 hr ago | The Montreal Gazette
The Montreal Maine & Atlantic Railway hopes to restart rail service to businesses in Lac-MA©gantic, possibly as early as next week, the company's bankruptcy trustee said Thursday.
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6 hrs ago | Canada.com
Prime Minister Stephen Harper said some rules were broken in the Lac-Megantic runaway train disaster, but he rejected opposition accusations Thursday that his government had ignored warning signs that led to the fatal tragedy.
9 hrs ago | Canada.com
The shaky, unstable sea floor that made the giant Fukushima earthquake even worse is eerily familiar in Eastern Ontario and West Quebec.
11 hrs ago | 24 Hours
LAVAL, Que. - Parents at Hillcrest Academy in suburban Montreal want the school to remove a teacher whose husband is a convicted pedophile.
14 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press
The Rob Ford saga has received more intensive media coverage in the United States than any other Canadian news story since the turn of the century, newly released media-monitoring figures suggest.
18 hrs ago | Lifestyles
Conservative MP Michael Chong will brief his party colleagues today on a bill that could alter the balance of power in Ottawa.
It cost the federal government as much to defend in court its decision to destroy the long-gun registry as it did to kill it and the RCMP is not pleased to have had to pick up the tab, documents suggest.
The SA retA© du QuA©bec have been called in to investigate after Montreal police discovered a dead man in a building on Benny St. in Notre-Dame-de-GrA ce.
A new media-monitoring analysis suggests the Rob Ford saga received more intensive media coverage in the United States than any other Canadian news story since the turn of the century.
On December 4, 2013 Cavan Ventures announced that it has acquired the subsurface mineral rights to a 2,925 hectare prospective graphite property in Quebec, Canada 24 Km south-west of Mason Graphite's project .
The Lac Megantic lawyer, who's own office was destroyed when a runway fuel train derailed and exploded in Lac Megantic last summer says more than 1200 residents have signed on as plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against the Montreal Maine & Atlantic Railway, chairman Edward Burkhardt, President Robert Grindrod and the train operator Thomas ... (more)
Three young people who chased a man into an icy northern lake two years ago and threatened to beat him if he returned to shore hung their heads as a judge sentenced them to time in custody and warned ... Saskatoon officials are understandably perplexed about what criteria the city should use to put capital projects on the federal government's most ... (more)
This, despite endless protests from environmentalists. But does drilling for natural gas really cause pollution levels to skyrocket? A team of geochemistry researchers affiliated with Concordia University, l'Universit du Qubec Montral, l'Institut national de la recherche scientifique, and the GEOTOP research group has just completed the first ... (more)
First Nations people are joined by supporters during the Walk for Reconciliation in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday September 22, 2013.
The Parti QuA©becois's controversial secular charter would ban public-sector employees from wearing overt religious symbols, such as the crucifix and the hijab.
The owner of a bar on Montreal's West Island has apologized after his manager kicked out two young women for kissing Jess Goldberg and Carolyn Shaughnessy, both in their early 20s, were out for drinks at Le Manoir in Pointe-Claire last Friday.
After this summer's Lac Megantic tragedy - in which 47 people died when a parked train that was insufficiently secured ran down a hill, derailing and exploding - there have been calls for increased scrutiny of rail safety, including in last week's auditor general's report.