MONTREAL - The Quebec Human Rights Tribunal has fined Montreal-based comedian Mike Ward $35,000 for repeatedly making fun of a young singer with a disability, Jérémy Gabriel, but concluded - completely unrelated to this case - the practice of blackface is still acceptable in modern Quebec society.
MONTREAL -- Startupfest’s keynote speaker Phil Bevan has cancelled his forthcoming conference presentation due to minor injuries sustained in a multiple-Segway collision today.
MONTREAL -- After touching down in Montreal on Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, traveler Eric Wellford, unsure of the local customs, took an immense leap of faith by deciding to get profoundly drunk.
MONTREAL - Montreal’s mayor Denis Coderre announced the municipal government will be spending $3.45 million on installing pure marble speed bumps to celebrate the city’s 375th anniversary.
QUEBEC CITY -- In his resignation as Treasury Board president, Quebec Liberal MNA Sam Hamad replied to claims he went to Florida to escape an ethics probe, telling reporters “my honor is as true as my golf swing.”
MONTREAL -- Montreal metro riders on the new AZUR cars have already experienced a quicker rider thanks to the sharp, guillotine-like blades that slice away any potential delay blocking the doors.
MONTREAL -- Reports have come in that, in the early hours Tuesday morning, the depanneur on the corner of St. Laurent and St. Felicia had finally emerged from its cocoon as a glorious and beautiful Couche-Tard.
MONTREAL -- Quebec has announced that its new high school history curriculum will highlight the epic victory by the French at the Plains of Abraham in 1759, which led to Quebec’s glorious win in the Seven Years War.
MONTREAL -- Reports have been confirmed that three people have died following a shooting last night outside the La Nuit des Passions nightclub near Place d’Youville in Old Montreal, but then, that’s Montreal, where the nights are awash in revelry and life is as brittle as the crust of a newly baked croissant.
MONTREAL -- In light of former Concordia CFO Sonia Trudel’s $235,000 severance package after a work period of just 90 days, “Getting Fired From Concordia” has officially ranked as the third highest-paying job in Montreal.
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