PLATTSBURGH, N.Y.—As the flow of asylum-seekers crossing into Canada continues, residents in towns along the Canada-U.S. border quietly are mobilizing to help the travellers who pass through in search of better lives.
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MONTREAL—When Sarah Jane Green was a little girl, her father passed on his love of space and universe to her—even naming her after a character in the “Doctor Who” TV show.
So after he died suddenly of an illness in 2015, Green knew exactly how to pay tribute to him.
MONTREAL—Claude Julien says his first goal as the new Montreal Canadiens' coach will be to “create some pride” in the slumping club as he returns behind the bench.
But Julien, who was hired Tuesday to replace Michel Therrien, said he plans to “fix and tweak” the team's play—rather than make drastic changes—to guide it back to winning ways.
MONTREAL—Two weeks after a gunman killed six Muslim men as they prayed in Quebec City, mosques around Montreal held open door events aimed at fostering understanding in the wake of the tragedy.
MONTREAL—Human remains found last week in Quebec’s Gaspe region might be those of Irish immigrants fleeing the potato famine who died in an 1847 shipwreck, Parks Canada said yesterday.
Archaeologists found bones and skeletons of at least eight individuals likely five adults and three children near Cap-des-Rosiers, Que. in late July.
MONTREAL—A Quebec City-based research team has received the green light to begin testing a Zika vaccine on humans in collaboration with U.S.-based partners.
The researchers based at Universite Laval are the first in Canada to be authorized by Health Canada and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to conduct clinical tests.
MONTREAL—Hundreds of two- and four-legged Montrealers took part in a march Saturday to protest bans on pit bulls and other legislation that targets specific dog breeds.
The event was part of a wider global day of action against breed-specific legislation, with events also planned in other cities across Canada and worldwide.
MONTREAL—A Montreal borough’s plan to pay tribute to late sovereigntist premier Jacques Parizeau by changing the name of a park that currently honours Vimy Ridge is being blasted by some critics as disrespectful to Canada’s war history.
MONTREAL—More children than ever are being exploited in the travel and tourism sector in Canada and around the world, according to a new report released today.
MONTREAL—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was one of many Canadians who joined millions around the world Saturday night in turning off their lights for “Earth Hour.”
Government buildings and monuments across the country also went dim from 8:30-9:30 p.m. local time, including Toronto’s CN tower, the cross on Montreal’s Mount Royal, and Edmonton’s High Level bridge.