Two men beaten, abducted in Brossard

Longueuil police. Two men in their 20s were abducted Friday at 6 a.m. on Taschereau Blvd. near Agathe St. in Brossard, Longueuil police reported.The men were picked up by the suspects, beaten and forced into a car. The victims were later recovered by police.Investigators were still seeking suspects and trying to determine the circumstances behind the attack Friday afternoon. Source link

Hudon almost out of chances with Canadiens | HI/O Bonus

In this bonus episode, our panelists — Montreal Gazette columnists Pat Hickey and Jack Todd, along with Montreal comedian and Bruins fan Joey Elias, and host Adam Susser — talk about winger Charles Hudon’s latest opportunity to earn a spot with the Canadiens.Check us out:Facebook: facebook.com/hockeyinsideoutTwitter: twitter.com/habsioVideo Production by 5 Pound Media...

What the Puck: Canadiens’ losing streak exposes team’s weak spots

Your Montreal Canadiens are on a three-game losing streak, but even I don’t think it’s time to panic. We’ll leave the hysteria to the hockey fans in Toronto.But at the same time, I am not ready to embrace the absolute confidence in the Habs shown by so many in the media and among the fan base. The bottom line is that this edition of the Canadiens remains hard to figure out.As of Friday...

Quebec’s propane reserves will last another week, energy minister says

Quebec’s propane reserves will last for another week even should the rail strike at CN continue, provincial energy minister Jonatan Julien said on Friday.Julien told reporters in Quebec City that trains carrying 7 million litres of propane were being routed to Beauharnois, St-Hyacinthe and Lévis where their cargoes would be distributed.A convoy from Edmonton carrying another 7 million litres...

Macpherson: Québec solidaire on the trail of the caribou

Quebec Solidaire co-spokesperson Gabriel Nadeau Dubois speaks during question period, Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at the legislature in Quebec City. Quebec Solidaire co-spokesperson Manon Masse, left, looks on. "Instead of trying to sustain its growth by moving toward the political centre, where the votes are, the Solidaires have chosen to compete with the PQ on the separatist fringe," Don...

Bill 21 would not be shielded by notwithstanding clause under Anglade’s watch

Liberal leadership candidate Dominique Anglade says if her party forms the next provincial government in 2022, she would not renew the use of the Constitution’s notwithstanding clause to shield Quebec’s secularism law from the courts.Anglade made the comment at her campaign launch in Montreal Friday in response to a question from a reporter.In June the Coalition Avenir Québec government...

The Right Chemistry: A tarantula bite won’t make you dance

Undoubtedly, being bitten by a tarantula is not a pleasant experience. Yet while it may cause some pain, it isn’t going to cause the victim to go into a dancing frenzy. Unless the victim believes that it will! That is just what happened in episodes of “tarantism” that broke out on a number of occasions between the 11th and 18th centuries in the province of Taranto in southern Italy. People...

Leonard Cohen’s posthumous album features constellation of Montreal stars

“I was just lucky to be in the right place at the right time,” Patrick Watson said.The singer-songwriter is one of several Montrealers who contributed to Leonard Cohen’s new posthumous album Thanks for the Dance, produced by Cohen’s son Adam.Watson has the album’s sole co-production credit, for the spooky standout The Hills. The opportunity arose out of a 2016 collaboration between...

Come From Away finally giving Montreal a taste of Newfoundland hospitality

The touring cast of Come From Away that will visit Montreal hasn't performed in the town that inspired the musical, “but we’ve gotten the opportunity to have Gander come to us. We’ve met all the real-life characters that we portray," says Nick Duckart, left, with Andrew Samonsky as "the two Kevins." Matthew Murphy When the CEO of Newfoundland’s Gander airport was approached by...

Montreal police seek two suspects in connection with nightclub blaze

Video surveillance images from outside the Soubois nightclub on April 1 depict two suspects. SPVM / YouTube Montreal arson investigators have released video surveillance images of two suspects in connection with the probe of a deliberately set fire at a downtown nightclub in April.No one was injured in the April 1 blaze at the Soubois nightclub on de Maisonneuve Blvd., near Peel St.The fire came...