Benoit Dorais apologizes for ‘reprehensible’ speeding ticket

Benoit Dorais, president of Montreal’s executive committee and Sud-Ouest borough mayor, has issued a public apology after he was caught speeding this spring. The right-hand man of Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante addressed the issue on social media late Thursday, saying…

Scorching heat, humidity to make it feel like 45 in parts of southern Quebec: Environment Canada

Quebecers are bracing for a muggy weekend as humidex values are expected to be as high as 45. A heat warning is in effect for parts of southern Quebec, including Montreal, Vaudreuil-Soulanges, Quebec City and the Laurentians. “The high heat…

Bike path blunder on Grand Boulevard in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

The freshly-painted bike path configuration on Grand Boulevard in the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough was improperly placed by city workers, borough officials admitted Thursday. READ MORE: Confusion and danger surround Notre-Dame-de-Grâce’s Grand Blvd. bike paths The new bike lanes seemingly take over…

A ‘heat dome’ is headed for Canada. Here’s what that means

A so-called heat dome that is bringing scorching temperatures south of the border is making its way across the Great Lakes into Canada. READ MORE: Kingston, Brockville, Belleville regions issued heat warning “Hot temperatures and high humidity levels are building…

Old Montreal street performers feel threatened by new city rules

Crowds gathering to watch street performers in Place Jacques-Cartier is an Old Montreal tradition, but many of the artists say their craft is being threatened. “I used to do four shows per day, now I’m doing two per month,” said…

Montrealers get a chance to catch Real Madrid practising at Saputo Stadium

The Montreal Impact are throwing the Saputo Stadium doors open to allow spectators a sneak peek at Spanish superclub Real Madrid, whose players are in town for training in advance of a United States tour. “It was important for us…

Heat, humidity to return to Montreal over the weekend

Montreal is going to get hot and muggy just in time for the weekend. Environment Canada issued a special weather statement on Wednesday morning for parts of southern Quebec, including the Montreal, Vaudreuil-Soulanges and Lanaudière areas. READ MORE: June 2019…

Police searching for 3 witnesses to Hochelaga-Maisonneuve warehouse fire

Montreal police’s arson squad is searching for three witnesses who were reportedly spotted at the scene of a warehouse fire in the Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough. The four-alarm fire broke out on Thursday at around 8:30 p.m. in a warehouse on Notre-Dame…

Montreal cyclist arrested after allegedly attacking city bus

Montreal police say a cyclist was arrested after he allegedly attacked a city bus late Monday night. Police spokesperson Caroline Chèvrefils told Global News that a Société de transport de Montréal (STM) bus driver called for help shortly before midnight.…