Morrie Tobin, the Montreal native named in reports as the central figure who exposed an alleged college admissions scam in the United States, was described on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, by those who knew him as someone who stood out for his athleticism and drive.
Despite low unemployment and a strong economy, Quebec continues to have problems generating wealth and its citizens have less money to save and spend compared with Canadians in every other province, says a new report by Universite de Montreal's business school.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh was barely a minute into his speech on Monday, March 11, 2019, 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 the party to official Opposition status.
The past two years have not been easy for Quebec's three major police forces, whose officers have been working in a climate of suspicion, scandal and now an allegation of criminal wrongdoing at the highest level.
Ottawa-based physician Emilio Bazile says food is running low for him and his 10-member medical team who have been trapped in southwest Haiti after protesters blocked major highways across the Caribbean country in an effort to pressure President Jovenel Moise to resign.
A former vice-president of SNC-Lavalin facing charges of fraud and bribery in connection with the company's dealings in Libya is trying to get his case thrown out due to what his lawyers claim are unreasonable delays.