CTV News - Montreal
Quebec permanently halts gas and petrol explorations on Anticosti Island
28 Jul 2017 at 7:10am
Quebec?s Minister of Energy and Natural resources, Pierre Arcand, announced Friday that Anticosti Island -- a stretch of land in the St. Lawrence lowlands, 900 km from Montreal ? will no longer be exploited for its oil and gas resources.
Montreal receives 2017 FIA Smart Cities award in light of E-Race
28 Jul 2017 at 8:00am
The City of Montreal and mayor Denis Coderre have been awarded the 2017 Smart Cities Award from the International Automobile Federation in recognition of the city?s initiatives in sustainable and intelligent transportation.
Retired Kahnawake wrestler sues Van Morrison over unauthorized use of photo o...
by Lindsay Richardson
28 Jul 2017 at 9:10am
Billy Two Rivers, originally from the Kahnawake reserve, is suing musician Van Morrison after his image was used on the cover of Morrison?s new album sans permission.
Bombardier declares second-quarter loss of $296 million USD due to restructuring
28 Jul 2017 at 5:43am
As the quarter closed June 3, the aircraft and train manufacturer reported a loss of 13 US cents per share, a consequence of a $287 million restructuring bill in Switzerland and Germany.
First photo ever published to the Internet features Quebec woman in campy par...
by Lindsay Richardson
28 Jul 2017 at 10:32am
Les Horribles Cernettes, an all-female band ? their sound a pastiche of doo-wop and ?high energy rock??was preparing to take the stage in Switzerland on July 18, 1992 when the photo was snapped and later uploaded to the first incarnation of the World Wide Web.
Spike in traffic at Trudeau airport: 4.4 million passengers in three months
28 Jul 2017 at 6:09am
Montreal?s Pierre Elliot Trudeau International airport is boasting a ?new high? in their numbers-- an 11 per cent increase in airport traffic in the year?s second fiscal quarter, with some 4.4 million passengers coming through over the last three months.
MUHC investigates after woman who was denied treatment dies
27 Jul 2017 at 12:52pm
The MUHC is looking into the care it offered an indigenous woman who left the hospital without treatment.
Charlie Gard, focus of legal health battle, dies: family spokesperson
by Leonore Schick and Danica Kirka
28 Jul 2017 at 10:34am
Charlie Gard, the critically ill British baby at the centre of a contentious legal battle that attracted the attention of Pope Francis and U.S. President Donald Trump, died Friday, according to a family spokeswoman. He would have turned 1 next week.
Man arrested after swimwear spat
27 Jul 2017 at 5:15pm
A 43-year-old man was arrested at St-Vincent public pool in Laval on Sunday because of his choice of swimwear.
Canada's economic growth blows past expectations
by Craig Wong
28 Jul 2017 at 6:00am
Economic growth in the country blew past expectations in May, powered by the energy sector, raising expectations that the Bank of Canada will raise interest rates again this fall.