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.
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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.
SHERBROOKE, Que.—But for the negligent actions and omissions of three former railway employees, the deaths of 47 people in Lac-Megantic would not have happened, a Crown prosecutor told jurors at the opening of a criminal trial into the derailment today.
MONTREAL—There is an overwhelming national consensus that legal marijuana must be priced, taxed, and made available competitively with the black market, the man tasked with leading the drug's legalization in Canada said yesterday.
MONTREAL—Quebec's English-speaking community has grown more in the past five years than during any census period over the last four decades, says the executive vice-president of the Association for Canadian Studies.