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Friday, Nov 30

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Ban the Publisac? Montreal considers doing away with the flyers

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Publisacs -- plastic bags filled with flyers that are left at our front doors – may soon have to contend with the City of Montreal. It's looking into whether to ban the promotional papers.

Game of Thrones fan? Winterfell, Red Keep puzzles coming thanks to a Montreal company

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Want to build your own tiny Winterfell or Red Keep? You’ll soon be able to, thanks to the work of a Montreal company.

A year after #metoo, govt's must still increase funding for sexual abuse victims' groups: coalition

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Women's groups and advocates are marking what they call 12 days of action to fight violence against women.

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Friend says the family at centre of the Yukon bear attack were experienced trappers

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A family at the centre of a fatal grizzly bear attack northeast of Mayo, Yukon, were experienced trappers, says a friend who had known them for years.

CAQ and English schools group dig heels in over plans to abolish boards

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Quebec’s new education minister says he believes he can convince Anglophones that they won't lose control over their schools even if they do give up electing those in charge.

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Head of Quebec rights commission resigns after criticism for her management style

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Under fire for months for her management style, the president of Quebec's human rights commission resigned Thursday.

Military plane on its way to Iles-de-la-Madeleine after storm cuts communications

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A Canadian Forces plane will be sent Friday to provide relief to residents of the Iles-de-la-Madeleine who have been effectively cut off from the rest of Quebec after a massive wind storm hit Wednesday.

Thursday, Nov 29

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Glenmount residents consider leaving Montreal to join TMR over services dispute

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Some Montrealers who live in the Glenmount neighbourhood are talking about merging with the Town of Mount Royal.

Villeray apartment trashed after Booking.com guests throw party in the wrong home

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A Villeray man who came home one night to find his apartment ransacked and a dozen strangers throwing a party in inside said he suspects it is connected to Booking.com.

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Call for withdrawal of 'fundamentally flawed' Quebec high school history texts

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Quebec high school history textbooks are "fundamentally flawed" and should be removed from all schools across Quebec, an expert committee formed by the province's largest English school board has concluded.

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Taxi driver arrested for driving her cab while allegedly high on cannabis

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A 40-year-old woman may lose her livelihood after being arrested for driving her taxi while under the influence of cannabis.

CAQ's first bill aims to make the choice of anti-corruption chief less partisan

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Francois Legault faced his first question period as Quebec’s premier on Thursday, the same day his party introduced its first bill.

Opposition reveals Mount Royal traffic plan amid deep divide in public opinion

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The deep divisions in opinion on what to do about traffic on Mount Royal were revealed during a public hearing on the topic on Wednesday night.

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Canadian astronaut ready for cosmic voyage with blast off set for Monday

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As David Saint-Jacques makes final preparations for the first manned Russian rocket launch since last month's near-catastrophic Soyuz failure, the Canadian astronaut is bracing for some heart-pounding moments.

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Habs shake up lines as Byron return seems imminent

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With the Habs looking to end a five-game losing streak, the team was given some much needed good news on Thursday as Paul Byron seems to be close to a return.

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De Sousa accused of sexism over lipstick, mascara budget comments

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City Councillor Alan De Sousa is under fire for comments he made about the city’s budget that some are calling sexist.

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Netflix Canada to roll out biggest price increase yet

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Another price hike is on the way for Netflix Canada subscribers as competition heats up among the biggest streaming video services.

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Ontario legislator quits Doug Ford's party over cancelled plans for French university

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A Progressive Conservative legislator who publicly denounced Ontario's decision to eliminate the independent office of the French-language services commissioner and a planned French-language university has left the Tory caucus.

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Clintons call on Canada to be a role model for U.S. during Bell Centre event

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Bill and Hillary Clinton told a Bell Centre audience that their fellow Americans should look to Canada as a model of diversity and inclusion during a talk on Wednesday night.

SAQ workers hold 10th one-day strike on Thursday, some stores remain open

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Several branches of the SAQ could be closed on Thursday, with union members threatening to hold the latest in a series of one-day walkouts.

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Electoral calculations around Quebec shipyard laid bare in Norman court docs

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A federal public servant who attended secret cabinet meetings about the $700-million shipbuilding contract at the centre of the criminal case against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman told the RCMP that electoral considerations were front and…

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Francophonie issue: Partisanship clouds PM, opposition leaders' meeting

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his counterparts from the four other main federal parties left a supposedly non-partisan meeting on how to help Canadian francophones divided and without a plan to save a French-language university in…

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Climate change class-action filed against Ottawa on behalf of young Quebecers

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An environmental group has filed a class-action lawsuit against the federal government on behalf of all Quebecers who are 35 years of age and under. Environnement Jeunesse is claiming Ottawa is not doing enough to address climate change…

Alert Ready test triggered in Quebec; test siren to sound on Thursday in Montreal

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Most Canadians saw their mobile phones, televisions and radios to sound off Wednesday as the Alert Ready system underwent a second round of testing.

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MUHC superhospital deserves the millions in criminal's bank account: lawyer

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Montreal's English-language superhospital was the victim of the greatest corruption fraud in Canadian history, and one of the key players shouldn't benefit from the millions of dollars he has in the bank, the lawyer for the health centre…

Wednesday, Nov 28

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Fatal Yukon grizzly bear attack on woman, baby needs full investigation: expert

A grizzly bear expert says fatal attacks such as the one on a woman and her baby in Yukon are unusual and it's important to have a thorough investigation into what happened.

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CAQ government will act quickly on religious symbols in civil service: Legault

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Quebec Premier Francois Legault says his government will move quickly to prohibit the wearing of religious symbols by teachers and other public-sector workers in positions of authority.

Three men are expected to face murder charges in citizen's arrest gone wrong

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Three men who appear to have been making a citizens’ arrest might now be facing second-degree murder charges. A 34-year-old man was killed on Tuesday night after he allegedly committed a robbery in an East End depanneur.

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Planned Royalmount megamall to get 6,000 housing units

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TMR’s upcoming megamall project is going to be a bit more mega.

LIVE NOW: Premier Legault gives inaugural address

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Quebec Premier Francois Legault gives his inaugural address & ceremony for new Quebec National Assembly speaker Francois Paradis, LIVE @ 3 p.m. ET.