MONTREAL—Health officials in Quebec confirmed yesterday they are revisiting the place of the grilled cheese sandwich on menus in care facilities following the choking deaths of at least two elderly residents in recent years.
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MONTREAL—The rising number of children being taken to hospital for suicide attempts and suicidal thoughts is being described as a crisis, but Canadian data is too incomplete to measure the scope of the problem, a Montreal researcher who has studied the issue said.
MONTREAL—The federal government is working with security agencies and airports to develop measures to prevent drones from flying into space reserved for aircraft, Transport minister Marc Garneau said yesterday as he announced new regulations for drone operators.
MONTREAL—Half-a-dozen tractors rolled through the streets of downtown Montreal yesterday as thousands of people marched in support of farmers who say they're threatened by the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.
Many in the crowd brandished signs and kitchen utensils, and pushed shopping carts, as they joined an hour-long march organized by Quebec's farmers' union.
MONTREAL—Former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan was remembered by Canadian politicians on Saturday as a friend of Canada and tireless advocate for peace around the world.
MONTREAL—The 50 terrified dogs and puppies rescued from crammed cages on a South Korean dog meat farm are well on their way to becoming pets in Canada, Humane Society International said.
The dogs, which include terrier crosses, Jindo mixes, and Labrador mixes, were recovered with the help of animal advocates in Korea and transported to a Montreal emergency shelter last week.
QUEBEC—Masked activists posing as G7 leaders mimicked household tasks in front of Quebec City's legislature this morning as the first of a series of demonstrations and protests kicked off in the provincial capital.
MONTREAL—An American warship stuck in Montreal since Christmas Eve finally has resumed its trip to its home port in Florida, the U.S. Navy confirmed Saturday.
The USS Little Rock was commissioned in Buffalo, N.Y. on Dec. 16 but was trapped by ice at the Port of Montreal less than two weeks into its maiden voyage.
MONTREAL—A provincial police helicopter circled over a Montreal neighbourhood today as the intensive search for a missing 10-year-old boy entered its third day.
Montreal Police spokesman Jean-Pierre Brabant said authorities still don't know what happened to Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou, who hasn't been seen since Monday.
MONTREAL—Mars exploration is close enough that Canadian high school students can dream of setting foot on the red planet, astronaut David Saint-Jacques told a group of Quebec students yesterday.
Saint-Jacques, who currently is training in Moscow, held a question-and-answer session by videoconference with four Quebec high schools.