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Montreal to expand Mount Royal Park, ban cars from part of main access road

Montreal to expand Mount Royal Park, ban cars from part of main access road

Montreal has announced plans to expand its Mount Royal Park by closing one of its two main access roads to vehicular traffic, which will effectively end car travel through the celebrated green space. The roughly 2.
Tamara Lich identified in video as president of 'Freedom Convoy,' court hears

Tamara Lich identified in video as president of 'Freedom Convoy,' court hears

OTTAWA — The trial for "Freedom Convoy" organizer Tamara Lich heard Wednesday that she was the president of the corporation formed to manage donations to the protest, and some considered her president of the entire movement.
Delegation honours Indigenous soldiers who died during Second World War

Delegation honours Indigenous soldiers who died during Second World War

OTTAWA — Veterans Affairs Canada says a delegation has honoured the graves of Indigenous soldiers who helped liberate the Netherlands during the Second World War.
Quebec government says data not compromised after websites hit by cyberattack

Quebec government says data not compromised after websites hit by cyberattack

QUEBEC — The Quebec government has been hit with a denial-of-service style cyberattack allegedly carried out by the pro-Russian hacker group NoName, with some government-linked websites down as a result.
Canadian governments, charities and citizens send aid to earthquake-stricken Morocco

Canadian governments, charities and citizens send aid to earthquake-stricken Morocco

MONTREAL — Hassaan Sheikh says that as his team distributes blankets and mattresses in Moroccan villages, they are told about bodies being discovered under the rubble of homes flattened by last week's earthquake.
Quebec politicians rail against 'English week' at Quebec junior college

Quebec politicians rail against 'English week' at Quebec junior college

Quebec politicians on Wednesday railed against a Quebec City junior college's decision to host a weeklong event promoting English, suggesting the initiative undermines efforts to protect French.
WestJet 'non-partisan,' will revisit policy after Poilievre speech on PA system: CEO

WestJet 'non-partisan,' will revisit policy after Poilievre speech on PA system: CEO

OTTAWA — The CEO of WestJet says the company will revisit its policy after the airline faced backlash for allowing Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre to speak on the PA system on a recent flight.
Housing gap steady as lower incomes expected to offset construction slowdown: CMHC

Housing gap steady as lower incomes expected to offset construction slowdown: CMHC

TORONTO — Canada will be short about 3.5 million homes by the end of the decade compared with what's needed to restore affordability, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said Wednesday.
Seven in 10 Canadians worried about climate change, link it to extreme weather

Seven in 10 Canadians worried about climate change, link it to extreme weather

OTTAWA — A large majority of Canadians are worried about climate change and believe it is the reason for an increase in extreme weather, a new national poll suggests.
Quebec education minister rejects hearings on gender identity, prefers expert panel

Quebec education minister rejects hearings on gender identity, prefers expert panel

Quebec's education minister says he won't convene a legislative committee on gender identity because he says doing so exposes the sensitive issue to political exploitation.