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Mobile home fire in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu leaves man dead

A 69-year-old man died after a fire broke out in a mobile home in the L'Acadie district of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu...

Montreal Gazette

In the wake of bombshell reports, mayor to address Formula E's future in Montreal

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante will meet the press Monday morning to "provide an update on the future of Formula Electric (racing) in Montreal."...

Montreal Gazette

While you were sleeping: Holiday travel headaches; 100-foot-long joint

While power has been restored to the world’s busiest airport, the travel woes will linger for days. Thousands of people were stranded Monday morning at Harts...

Montreal Gazette

2017 Year in Review: The most-read stories on CTVNews.ca

The story behind a set of do-it-yourself stairs in a Toronto park, a missing Canadian found in the Amazon, and a Winnipeg woman's nightmare vacation in Mexico wer...

CTV News

Week kicks off with freezing drizzle, winter weather travel advisory

The weather agency says roads could be slippery this morning for commuters in Toronto and Halton, Peel, York and Durham regions...

The Star

Montreal this morning: Snow and maybe some freezing drizzle

Light snow early in the day with a risk of freezing drizzle late in the afternoon. About 2 centimetres of accumulation is expected.   Environ...

Montreal Gazette

New instrument composes music based on human body's bio-rhythms

It can turn your vital signs into musical compositions...

CBC

5 things to know on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017

Toronto homicide detectives have taken over the investigation into the deaths of a billionaire couple. Plus, new data is casting light on the rising number of babies being bor...

CTV News

'It's worrisome': More babies being treated for opioid withdrawal in Canada

A rising number of infants in Canada are being born already addicted to opiates, with B.C., Alberta and Ontario seeing the highest rates of newborn hospitalizations for the co...

CTV News

50 Years of Aislin: My talented friends at CJAD

My association with CJAD goes back almost 50 years...

Montreal Gazette

From the archives: James McGill, fondly, if inaccurately, is remembered

This story was first published on Dec. 18, 2005, in the Montreal Gazette. “Died. On Sunday last, aged 69 years, after a short illness, The Hon. James M&a...

Montreal Gazette

Halifax to apologize to female firefighter today in discrimination case

There will be a media conference at the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission today where officials from Halifax are expected to publicly apologise to former fir...

CBC

Toronto kitchen staffed by Syrian refugee women at risk of closing

The Newcomer Kitchen is where they come for a break to cure their homesickness and make a little money to support their families...

The Star

Canada’s electronic spies will be able to launch cyber attacks with little oversight, report warns

CitizenLab researchers raise red flags over proposed new powers for Canada’s Communications Security Establishment...

The Star

Ottawa brings new rules to make trucks and buses safer

Transport Minister Marc Garneau will use Monday announcement to mandatory electronic stability control and electronic logging for trucks and buses...

The Star

Former presidents of pharmacist watchdog received questionable payments from drug company

The two pharmacists would not say how the money they received was different than rebates from drug companies, which are illegal in Ontario...

The Star

‘Without the donors, we don’t have a charity’

Santa Claus Fund donors have sent numerous letters to the Star’s office this year, some containing heartfelt notes...

The Star

The Royal Family in 2017: The highs and lows, the poignant and funny moments

From concerns about the Queen's health at the beginning of the year, to the big royal wedding news, CTVNews.ca takes a look back at the Royal Family in 2017...

CTV News

Christmas Fund 2017: Learning disability leaves mother out of work

To help her through the holiday season, Anick will be receiving a $125 cheque from the Montreal Gazette Christmas Fund...

Montreal Gazette

The eternal Canadian quest for the perfect snow shovel: Don Pittis

Seeking advice from Canadians on the perfect snow shovel — before the next Snowmageddon...

CBC

Disabled vets being 'dumped' from case management, says advocate

Veterans Affairs is changing the way it manages the cases of disabled veterans. Some ex-soldiers who the department believes no longer require constant attenti...

CBC

Holiday travel chaos ahead after Atlanta airport outage

Thousands of people were stranded Monday morning at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, where more than 1,000 flights were grounded just days before the start of...

CTV News

A year after Berlin attack, anger remains

Survivors and families of those killed in last year's Christmas market truck rampage in Berlin will meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time amid con...

CTV News

Anonymous Jedi treats 140 at-risk Calgary youth to private Star Wars screening

An anonymous donor brought new hope to a group of at-risk Calgary youth on Sunday by whisking them away to a screening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi...

CBC

Conservative former president Pinera wins Chile election by wide margin

Pinera, who governed the country from 2010 to 2014, moves Chile toward the political right amid lagging economic growth...

The Star

Russian ‘trolls’ spread propaganda on Instagram as platform flies under the radar

While Facebook, Twitter and Google have been taken to task over the spread of Russian disinformation, Instagram has been largely left alone...

The Star

B.C. concert promoter posts anti-hate policy after Nazi salute at show

A Vancouver heavy metal music promoter is taking a stand against racist gestures and symbols after a concert-goer was seen giving what appeared to be a Nazi salute in the mosh...

CTV News

SQ investigating after man found dead, another injured in Pincourt

A man was found unconscious inside a car on Impasse Hamel St. in Pincourt late Sunday afternoon, while another man, who was seriously injured, was discovered inside a residenc...

Montreal Gazette

HMS Terror resting place given national historic site protection

The HMS Terror is one of two ships from the Franklin expedition which became trapped in ice in the Arctic in 1845, ultimately leading to the deaths of all 129 men on board, in...

The Star

This Montreal cafe will fix your broken gadgets for free

A Montreal cafe is pairing owners of broken household items with handy experts in an effort to fight back against throwaway consumer culture...

CTV News

Rex Tillerson offers peek at behind-the-scenes planning on North Korea

Tillerson surprised his colleagues in the White House and Pentagon when he revealed the U.S. had given China assurances in the event North Korea’s government collapsed...

The Star

Snow-removal operations 98-per-cent complete in Montreal

Last week's dump of snow has almost disappeared from Montreal streets, but forecasters are still predicting a white Christmas...

Montreal Gazette

Honduras electoral court declares incumbent Juan Orlando Hernandez president

Amid widespread protests over allegations of fraud, Hernandez was declared the election winner over Salvador Nasralla, who said he wouldn’t recognize the result...

The Star

Christmas at Queen’s Park is in the cards

It’s Christmas at Queen’s Park and MPPs give us a glimpse into their personalities with their holiday cards...

The Star

Snow-removal operations 98 per cent complete in Montreal

Last week's dump of snow has almost disappeared from Montreal streets, but forecasters are still predicting a white Christmas...

Montreal Gazette

Snow removal operations 98 per cent complete in Montreal

Last week's dump of snow has almost disappeared from Montreal streets, but forecasters are still predicting a white Christmas...

Montreal Gazette

Snowmobiler dies after falling in icy waters near St-Gilbert

A man whose snowmobile fell through the ice near St-Gilbert was pulled from the water in critical condition, police said...

Montreal Gazette

Toronto police release cause of death for billionaire couple Barry and Honey Sherman

Police are now treating the deaths of billionaire couple Barry and Honey Sherman as a homicide investigation...

CBC

Deaths of Barry and Honey Sherman now a homicide investigation, Toronto police say

Police are now treating the deaths of billionaire couple Barry and Honey Sherman as a homicide investigation...

CBC

Power outage halts flights at world's busiest airport in Atlanta

The lights at Hartfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport went out around 1 p.m., leaving passengers in the dark and planes grounded...

The Star

Holiday travel chaos expected after ‘nightmare’ Atlanta airport outage

Lights at Hartfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport went out around 1 p.m., leaving passengers in the dark and planes grounded. Power has since been restored but ripple...

The Star

Flights halted at Atlanta airport, the world’s busiest, amid power outage

The lights at Hartfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport went out around 1 p.m., leaving passengers in the dark and planes grounded...

The Star

John McCain likely to miss vote on GOP tax reform bill

After spending a week in hospital with side effects from his cancer treatment, the U.S. senator is returning home to Arizona...

The Star

Snowmobiler pulled from icy waters near St-Gilbert

A man whose snowmobile fell through the ice near St-Gilbert was pulled from the water in critical condition, police said...

Montreal Gazette

Can Toronto council better reflect the city’s diversity?

Ausma Malik thinks so. And the young, Muslim, hijab-wearing woman is ready to take the first step into city hall...

The Star

York Region faces criticism for being statutory holiday grinch

York first in GTA to implement bylaw that allows businesses to stay open on statutory holidays. Critics say no public consultation was done beforehand...

The Star

332 Royal Caribbean cruise passengers fall ill with stomach virus

More than 300 passengers on a cruise ship that docked at Port Everglades fell ill with a stomach virus...

CTV News

Smog warning in effect; wood burning illegal in Montreal

Environment Canada has issued a smog warning, which for Montrealers means no wood burning is allowed until the warning is lifted...

Montreal Gazette

Bishop scores go-ahead goal shorthanded to lead Checkers in 7-5 win over Rocket

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Clark Bishop’s short-handed goal in the third period broke a tie game and the Charlotte Checkers went on to beat the Laval Rocket 7-5 on...

Montreal Gazette

‘I’m running out of time’: Cancer patients struggle to get accepted to U.S. clinical trials

Patients are routinely excluded from testing potentially live-saving drugs for a host of reasons. Now, health experts are wondering whether eligibility criteria should be loos...

The Star

Power outage halts flights at Atlanta international airport

Authorities say a power outage at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has caused flights to be suspended...

CTV News

Electricity restored to parts of Atlanta airport

A sudden power outage brought the world's busiest airport to a standstill Sunday, grounding scores of flights in Atlanta just days before the start of the Christm...

CTV News

Power outage at Atlanta airport has ripple effect

A sudden power outage at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday grounded scores of flights and stranded thousands of passengers during one of the busie...

CTV News

Sudden power outage brings Atlanta airport to a standstill

A sudden power outage brought the world's busiest airport to a standstill Sunday, grounding scores of flights in Atlanta just days before the start of the Christm...

CTV News

Indigenous activist rejected for liver transplant showing signs of recovery

Delilah Saunders was deemed ineligible for a waiting list because she had not abstained from alcohol for a minimum of six months...

The Star

Indigenous activist rejected for liver transplant showing signs of improvement

Delilah Saunders was deemed ineligible for a waiting list because she had not abstained from alcohol for a minimum of six months...

The Star

Montreal seeks to be world leader in responsible artificial intelligence research

Should a computer give medical advice? Is it acceptable for the legal system to use algorithms in order to decide whether convicts get paroled? Can an artificial agent that sp...

Montreal Gazette

8,000 firefighters protect Southern California communities

Firefighters trying to prevent one of the biggest fires in California’s history from consuming homes in Santa Barbara and the nearby wealthy enclave of Montecito were hoping...

CTV News

Flames threaten coastal California communities as firefighters mourn

Thousands of firefighters tried Sunday to shield coastal communities from one of the biggest wildfires in California history while a funeral procession rolled past burn-scarre...

CTV News

Flames threaten coastal communities as firefighters mourn

Thousands of firefighters tried Sunday to shield coastal communities from one of the biggest wildfires in California history while a funeral procession rolled past burn-scarre...

CTV News

'Do I need a British accent?' Obama sits down to be interviewed by Prince Harry

Kensington Palace has released a teaser from a sit-down interview involving Prince Harry and former U.S. president Barack Obama, in which the two exchange banter ahead of thei...

CTV News

Two female couples become first same-sex partners to wed in Australia

Jan. 9 had been the first expected date for same-sex marriages in Australia after the landmark legislation was passed, but several couples have received exemptions...

The Star

Meet the Scheers: Tory leader Andrew and his wife Jill on faith, politics and parenting

As Andrew Scheer draws comparisons with Stephen Harper, watching the Scheers as a couple brings to mind the easy chemistry between the Trudeaus...

The Star

Putin phoned Trump to thank him for CIA tip on planned terror attack, Kremlin says

The CIA’s tip to Russia comes as ties between the two countries have plunged to their lowest level since the Cold War-era...

The Star

'Avery keeps me going': Survivor recalls 10 freezing hours with young daughter

Almost two years after her car crashed, Kristen Hiebert is still adapting to life without her lower legs — amputated due to frostbite — and continues to wo...

CBC

Paris, the city of the svelte, is cracking down on fat shaming

With Mayor Anne Hidalgo identifying that “fat phobia is a reality lived by so many citizens,” the city of Paris has formally launched a campaign against “grossophobia,...

The Star

How Donald Trump’s proposed immigration changes will tear families apart

Over the past 50 years, U.S. immigration policy has put a focus on keeping immediate families together. Now, Trump seeks to repeal this important pillar, Carly Goodman writes...

The Star

Trump: I'm not considering firing special counsel Mueller

U.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday that he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller even as his administration was again forced to grapple with the growin...

CTV News

Trump: I'm not considering firing Robert Mueller

U.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday that he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller even as his administration was again forced to grapple with the growin...

CTV News

Canadian Cancer Society's 'Thingamaboob' awareness campaign aims to save lives

The annual “Thingamaboob” breast cancer awareness campaign continues this holiday season, says the Canadian Cancer Society. The organizatio...

Montreal Gazette

Manitoba Cree elder Sarah Harper dies at 111

A well-known Manitoba Cree elder passed away over the weekend at 111 years old...

CBC

Christmas gift stolen off doorstep soon after delivery

An Edmonton man is warning the public after a Grinch stole a Christmas gift from his doorstep...

CTV News

Convicted killer Dellen Millard sent chilling letters to an ex-girlfriend he was ordered not to talk to. How did they get to her?

Handwritten notes to Christina Noudga were seized by police in her bedroom in 2014. They became evidence in the murder trials of Tim Bosma and Laura Babcock...

The Star

One question remains after Babcock murder trial:Who got killer's letters out?

Dozens of jailhouse letters convicted killer Dellen Millard wrote to a girlfriend who was on his court-ordered no-contact list became crucial evidence at his first-degree murd...

CTV News

One question remains after Babcock murder trial: Who got killer's letters out?

Dozens of jailhouse letters convicted killer Dellen Millard wrote to a girlfriend who was on his court-ordered no-contact list became crucial evidence at his first-degree murd...

CTV News

Man wanted after alleged sexual assault of two teens

The suspect is described to be of medium build, approximately five-foot-five and with spiked black hair...

The Star

Christmas cards from across Canada lift spirits of Winnipeg boy with fatal disease

People across the country are pitching in to make the holiday season a little brighter for a 10-year-old Winnipeg boy...

CBC

A Christmas wish: Cards from across Canada sent to Winnipeg boy with fatal disease

People across the country are pitching in to make the holiday season a little brighter for a Winnipeg boy...

CBC

Overnight fire gutted east-end restaurant

An early morning fire spread through Teddy’s Deli-Bar and burst into a wild blaze causing considerable damage to the restaurant in Montreal&#8217...

Montreal Gazette

'They all love him:' Chimp rescued by Alberta man thrives at Kenyan sanctuary

A young chimp rescued from an Iraqi zoo by an Alberta man has overcome a hurdle crucial to his survival at a sanctuary in Kenya...

CBC

Toronto-York subway extension is now officially open

The opening marks the first expansion of Toronto's subway route since the Sheppard line opened in 2002. To celebrate the TTC is free on Sunday...

The Star

Woman dies in fire at her Laurentians home

A 57-year-old woman died early Sunday morning in a fire in an apartment building in Labelle, in the Upper Laurentians. The fire broke out about 6 a.m. in the victim&am...

Montreal Gazette

Delilah Saunders showing signs of recovery from liver failure

Supporters of an Inuk activist from Labrador suffering from acute liver failure say her condition has improved slightly, but the battle to overturn a six-month sobriety requir...

CTV News

Potential liver donors offer to help Inuk woman rejected for transplant

A lawyer for an Inuk activist suffering from acute liver failure says several supporters have volunteered to be her organ donor, but the search for a viable match is being sta...

CTV News

Homicide investigators take over case of billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman

Autopsy results showed ligature neck compression was the cause of death, Toronto police said, after the couple was found dead in their Toronto mansion on Friday...

The Star

Police await autopsy results in ‘suspicious’ deaths of billionaires Barry and Honey Sherman

After the autopsies, investigators will determine next steps and issue a statement, police say...

The Star

Long sentences for killers likely to face top court challenge, say lawyers

The federal government enacted legislation in 2011 that allows a judge to order a multiple murderer to serve consecutive periods of parole ineligibility for ea...

CBC

Theresa May says the U.K. is ‘proving the doubters wrong’ on Brexit

European Union leaders have agreed to let Brexit negotiations move to the next phase in the new year...

The Star

#MelnykOut: Sens fans furious over owner's comments about possible relocation

During what was supposed to be a celebration of hockey in Ottawa Saturday night, Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk cast a cloud over the weekend and angered fans by suggesti...

CTV News

11 police killed in Taliban attack on Afghanistan checkpoints

Taliban insurgents have been launching near-daily attacks across Afghanistan, mainly targeting security forces...

The Star

Cold weather: Measures put in place to help Montreal's homeless

In this period of extreme cold, special measures have been put in place to help homeless people in Montreal...

Montreal Gazette

Trump’s transition team accuses Mueller probe of improperly obtaining emails

Investigators did not obtain the emails directly from the Trump for America transition group, but from a federal agency that stored the material...

The Star

Robert Mueller’s Russia probe obtains thousands of Trump transition emails

Investigators did not obtain the emails directly from the Trump for America transition group, but from a federal agency that stored the material...

The Star

Trump rules out firing Mueller as Russia probe studies transition records

Michael Caputo, a former Trump campaign aide, called the investigation an “attack on the presidency.”...

The Star

8 dead in suicide attack at Pakistan church

No one immediately claimed the attack, but Muslim extremists have targeted Pakistan’s small Christian minority in the past...

The Star

9 dead in suicide attack at Pakistan church

Daesh, also known as ISIS or ISIL, has claimed responsibility for the attack during Sunday services...

The Star

Eight dead in suicide bomb attack on church in Pakistan

Two suicide bombers attacked a church in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Sunday, killing eight people and wounding 42 others, officials said...

CTV News

Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan, killing 9

Two suicide bombers attacked a church in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Sunday, killing eight people and wounding 42 others, officials said...

CTV News

While you were sleeping: Xmas Bath is a tradition in Nice; Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan

Top stories from around the world:...

Montreal Gazette

Police release cause of death of Barry and Honey Sherman

Toronto Police say billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife Honey died from 'ligature neck compression.'...

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