AKWESASNE, Ont.—Lewis Mitchell, a former police chief on the Mohawk territory of Akwesasne, chuckled when asked if he thought he would have trouble finding customers when his first batch of cannabis is ready for sale around summertime.
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MONTREAL—NDP leader Jagmeet Singh barely was a minute into his speech yesterday announcing a deputy leader from Quebec when he invoked the memory of Jack Layton, who famously led the party to its 2011 sweep of the province that propelled it to Official Opposition status.
MONTREAL—The family of a Quebec woman who went missing with her Italian friend in West Africa last month says it finally feels federal authorities are taking the case seriously following several frustrating days seeking answers from Ottawa.
MONTREAL—Rabbi Reuben Joshua Poupko looked at the hundreds gathered in his Montreal synagogue last night and told the crowd it often doesn't make sense why the world is filled with such hatred toward Jews.
BAIE-SAINT-PAUL, Que.—Brewers in Quebec's Charlevoix region have put the world inside a pint glass by creating a special beer fit for a head of state.
As a nod to the 44th-annual G7 summit taking place June 8-9 in Charlevoix, the Microbrasserie Charlevoix brewery—renowned across the province—blended ingredients from all seven member countries into a true international lager.
MONTREAL—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touted his government's commitment to transparency and its tough stance on the wealthy at a high-priced fundraiser yesterday attended by some of Montreal's elite.
Before beginning his remarks to the roughly 150 Liberal party donors in attendance, Trudeau thanked Stephen Bronfman, a major party fundraiser and well-known businessman and financier.
MONTREAL—A Quebec man whose kid sister was one of 47 people killed in the Lac-Megantic tragedy says the three men acquitted Friday never should have been put on trial.
“I think, very sincerely, that since the day of the accident, these people have been living in purgatory and it must have been extremely difficult,” Bernard Boulet told The Canadian Press.
MONTREAL—A somewhat secretive group of Montrealers who recently won the $60-million Lotto Max grand prize picked up their cheques yesterday and were presented to the media.
Quebec's gaming authority described the nine winners as colleagues “who work in finance in downtown Montreal.”
MONTREAL — As provinces begin drafting laws for the control and sale of cannabis on their territories, an upcoming Supreme Court of Canada case is threatening to derail their plans.
Ontario and Quebec, for instance, want to create provincial cannabis monopolies.
MONTREAL—Calling it a North American first, the Quebec government passed legislation yesterday forbidding anyone from receiving or giving a public service with their face covered—and even while riding the bus.