Montreal woman upset over treatment of brother at long-term care facility

Alma Gibbs frequently visits her older brother at the long-term care residence in the LaSalle hospital. Last week, Gibbs says she witnessed a “deplorable sight,” as her 72-year-old brother’s hands were tied to the hospital gurney. According to medical malpractice…

Your guide to what’s open and what’s closed for the Fête nationale

The long weekend for the Fête nationale is here. Here is a guide to what’s open and what’s closed on Monday, June 24, 2019. Services: Most City of Montreal offices and borough offices will be closed on Monday. 311 services…

LaSalle resident’s violent arrest leaves him with PTSD, officers not facing charges

A Trinidadian man is suing the City of Montreal, as well as three police officers, for what he claims was “abusive arrest, excess force and other violations of his constitutional rights.” Ashton Boodoo says in May 2015, he was arriving…

Families evacuated as fire tears through LaSalle apartment building

A fire tore through a four-unit apartment building in Montreal’s LaSalle borough early Monday morning. Firefighters were called to the scene at the corner of Denise and Serge streets around 3:50 a.m. READ MORE: Carbon monoxide detectors still missing from…

Des Découvreurs students, staff to receive follow-up medical assessment

Students and staff at Des Découvreurs Elementary School will receive a medical follow-up in the coming weeks following January’s carbon monoxide leak. Help us improve Globalnews.ca Story continues below The medical assessment is being conducted by a partnership which includes physicians…