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2 hrs ago | Montreal Gazette

Jane Heller remembered for her vision and artistry

A description of Monumentalove - a photography series of Montreal monuments sold on different items - says the way its pictures depict the city's imposing landmarks has a way of making them feel a little more human and relatable.

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6 hrs ago | CNews

Stray cats burned with hot oil north of Montreal

Three stray cats have been found burned with hot oil since winter in Laval, Que., an animal shelter owner says.

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9 hrs ago | The Raw Story

US climber's stupidity condemned after he films his kids being hit by avalanche

A US climber who filmed his children, aged 9 and 11, being knocked off their feet in a mini-avalanche during an attempt to set a new mountaineering record on Mont Blanc was condemned on Monday by the local mayor and climbers' associations.

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14 hrs ago | CBC News

Longueuil fire injures 2 after cigarette ignites armchair

A couch fire started by a cigarette in a St-Hubert home left a man with burns to 20 per cent of his body and a woman with burns to 10 per cent of her body.

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18 hrs ago | CJAD

Cats burned by scalding hot oil

A number of stray cats have been found with serious burns in the St-Jerome area, believed to have been caused by hot oil.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Hill Times

Harper Conservatives hope to win 10 Quebec seats in next election

The road to a majority government in the next federal election for the Conservatives goes through Quebec, the only province where there's ample room to offset any potential losses in British Columbia and Atlantic Canada, say former senior Conservative Hill staffers and party strategists.

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

Canada.com

Parliament Hill--green shuttle bus drivers will not be allowed to wear red on Friday to support the troops--for CITY standalone.

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SooToday

Remember this? A local ferry tale

Until 1962, and the opening of the International Bridge, if you wanted to make your way to Sault, Michigan, you made the trip by boat - by ferry to be specific.

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Brandon Sun

Feminist Therese Casgrain disappears from public history under Harper government

The Harper government has spent millions to commemorate the War of 1812 and other episodes from Canadian history, but has also erased at least one inspiring piece of the past.

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

Bangor Daily News

Franco-American fun to welcome all to World Acadian Congress

The World Acadian Congress is set to bloom with the theme "Acadia of the World. A New Acadia!" Aug. 8-24 all over northern Maine, Quebec and parts of New Brunswick.

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NJ.com

Weekend getaways: Montreal delivers an authentic French escape

It's not difficult to pretend you're on the outskirts of Paris, between the cutting edge music and nightlife scene, outdoor cafes and chic shopping.

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Star-Telegram.com

In Quebec, lighthouses and lobster are just part of the fun

Lighthouses, lobster and cooler temperatures are big draws for travel to Canada's Maritime Islands and New England in the summer months, especially for Texans who are eager to escape the heat.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Texas, Canada, World News, Quebec City, Canada Travel,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

SooToday

The adventures of Haskins and Hempstock

For youth justice worker Jon Haskins, cycling across the country has always been a dream.

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Related Topix: Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Canada, Family, Kids, North America, World News

The Montreal Gazette

Body of boy who drowned recovered from river

The SA retA© du QuA©bec have found the body of a 16-year-old boy who drowned in the Mistassini River on Friday.

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Montreal Gazette

Girl, 13, dies in St-Bruno cycling accident

The girl was rushed to the hospital around 4 p.m. Thursday with a severe traumatic brain injury following a collision on Highway 116 at the intersection of de Boucherville Ave. "A car was driving toward the city of Beloeil, and the young girl was crossing with her bike and there was a collision between the two," said Constable Mark David, ... (more)

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TheCelebrityCafe

Infinima Spa in Quebec

Infinima Spa is a luxurious spa in Quebec and a must visit if you're looking for a place to relax and rejuvenate while in the city.

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CBC News

Mont Laurier police chase leaves one dead, one injured

One person is dead and another is in critical condition after the vehicle they were in was struck by a pickup truck being chased by police near Mont Laurier, in the Upper Laurentians.

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Billboard

The Unicorns Return: How Arcade Fire Brought The Cult Pop...

"The three of us haven't been in the same room in six years," says frontman Nick Thorburn ahead of the arena-set reunion shows.

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CNews

Two huskies sow terror in Montreal suburb

A pair of huskies suspected of killing two cats and seriously injuring a terrier have residents of a ritzy Montreal suburb fearing a child could be next.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBC News

Sherbrooke couple accused of child abuse back in court

A 34-year-old man arrives at the Sherbrooke court house on Tuesday. He and his wife are facing child abuse charges after three children were removed from their family home in Sherbrooke, Que.

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