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  1. Ex-Mafia bodyguard sentenced to three years for firearm offenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Montreal Gazette

    A Laval man who acted in the past as a bodyguard to some of the most important leaders in the Mafia has been sentenced to a three-year prison term for illegally possessing firearms when the mob was embroiled in an internal conflict. Desiderio Pompa, 37, received the three-year term as part of a joint recommendation between the Crown and his lawyer Julio Peris.

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  2. St-Leonard hit-and-run injures pedestrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | CBC News

    Montreal police said the pedestrian was at the corner of Jean Talon Street and Provencher Boulevard when he was struck early this morning. A man in his 50s was rushed to hospital this morning after he was struck by a truck on Provencher Boulevard and dragged for several metres.

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  3. Man, 19, killed in St. LeonardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | CTV

    Montreal police are investigating the island's 19th murder of 2014 after a 19-year-old man was found on the ground at the corner of Langelier and Lacoursiere in St. Leonard Sunday at about 1:30 a.m. The young man had been hit with at least one projectile to the upper body and did not survive his wounds.

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  4. St. Leonard death now being described as 'suspicious'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | CTV

    A death in St. Leonard, which police had briefly declared to be a murder, is once again being described as a "suspicious death."

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  5. St. Leonard death now being described as 'suspicious'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | CTV

    A death in St. Leonard, which police had briefly declared to be a murder, is once again being described as a "suspicious death."

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  6. Murder in St. LeonardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | CTV

    Montreal homicide investigators have determined that a man in his twenties whose lifeless body was found in a car on Michelet south of Jean Talon at around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday was murdered.

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  7. Chalice cherished by communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Cape Breton Post

    A chalice dating back to the 17th century will be back in St. Joseph Church, Lingan, for the celebration mass, Sunday, the opening of a week of festivities in recognition of the 300th anniversary of the community.

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  8. Man charged in Project Clemenza gets bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Montreal Gazette

    Guiseppe Fetta, right, is shown in this police surveillance image from the funeral of mafia figure Domenico Macri on Sept.

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  9. 'King of pot' Jimmy Cournoyer should get 30 years in jail, U.S. prosecutor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Vancouver Sun

    Jimmy Cournoyer resided north of Montreal until his arrest in 2012. A court document describes him as a well-connected businessman able to swing deals with the Hells Angels and the Mafia.

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  10. Combining Two PassionsRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2014 | The Link

    If you were to tell a young Montreal sports fan growing up in St. Leonard in the 1980s like Andrew Farrar that he would achieve international success because of his music about sports and social issues and that he'd develop a fan base all over North America in the process, he'd probably laugh at you and walk away.

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  11. Combining Two PassionsRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2014 | The Link

    If you were to tell a young Montreal sports fan growing up in St. Leonard in the 1980s like Andrew Farrar that he would achieve international success because of his music about sports and social issues and that he'd develop a fan base all over North America in the process, he'd probably laugh at you and walk away.

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  12. Nine boroughs under auditor general collusion microscopeRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | GlobalNews

    In the West Island borough of Montreal one company, RCI, has held all of the garbage collection contracts since 2005, according to a new report from Montreal's auditor general.

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  13. Combining Two PassionsRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2014 | The Link

    If you were to tell a young Montreal sports fan growing up in St. Leonard in the 1980s like Andrew Farrar that he would achieve international success because of his music about sports and social issues and that he'd develop a fan base all over North America in the process, he'd probably laugh at you and walk away.

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  14. Combining Two PassionsRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2014 | The Link

    If you were to tell a young Montreal sports fan growing up in St. Leonard in the 1980s like Andrew Farrar that he would achieve international success because of his music about sports and social issues and that he'd develop a fan base all over North America in the process, he'd probably laugh at you and walk away.

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  15. School cancels Canadiens jersey day after kids show up in Bruins gearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2014 | The London Free Press

    A Montreal area school cancelled a jersey day meant to be in support of the Canadiens after some kids showed up in Boston Bruins gear.

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  16. School cancels Habs jersey day to avoid Bruins shirtsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2014 | CBC News

    Montreal school officials said students wearing Boston shirts on a day dedicated to Montreal Canadiens colours was a recipe for potential trouble and cancelled the day instead.

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  17. Police arrest 28 in tobacco bustsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2014 | CTV

    Police raided 32 locations and seized $450,000 in cash, 40,000 kg of tobacco , 1,300 marijuana plants, one 9 mm pistol, and 14 vehicles in an operation targeting suspected illicit tobacco dealers.

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  18. Combining Two PassionsRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2014 | The Link

    If you were to tell a young Montreal sports fan growing up in St. Leonard in the 1980s like Andrew Farrar that he would achieve international success because of his music about sports and social issues and that he'd develop a fan base all over North America in the process, he'd probably laugh at you and walk away.

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  19. Combining Two PassionsRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2014 | The Link

    If you were to tell a young Montreal sports fan growing up in St. Leonard in the 1980s like Andrew Farrar that he would achieve international success because of his music about sports and social issues and that he'd develop a fan base all over North America in the process, he'd probably laugh at you and walk away.

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  20. Quebec tobacco ring allegedly involved Italian and native organized crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2014 | GlobalNews

    Police in Quebec say they have arrested 28 people in a crackdown on tobacco trafficking that allegedly involved the Italian Mafia and native organized crime.

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