Quebec's health care network will change its policies after a pregnant woman was forced to transfer hospitals last week and delivered her baby in a car, Health Minister Danielle McCann said on Monday, April 8, 2019.
The Quebec government's bill to ban the wearing of religious symbols for some state employees is drawing wide-ranging opposition, from teachers donning symbolic hijabs in the street to an eminent philosopher who co-authored a report that inspired the legislation.
Last September, Hans Laroche embarked on an unusual teaching assignment. He and a few thousand fellow Quebecers were enlisted to help Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa learn the finer points of Canadian French, from the distinctive accent to so-called "joual" expressions and the linguistic mishmash known as "Franglais."
The Quebec government is taking a moderate approach to secularism that does not violate freedom of religion, Premier Francois Legault said on Sunday, March 31, 2019, as he defended his government's controversial bill to ban the wearing of religious symbols for some public sector employees.
Mourners carrying signs bearing the images of six men who died in a Quebec City mosque shooting gathered outside a Montreal subway station on on Sunday, March 17, 2019, as they grieved the 50 people killed in another attack, half a world away.
A group of Haitian Montrealers is appealing to federal and municipal authorities to block an upcoming concert by former Haitian president Michel Martelly, citing what they say are his misogynistic comments and his alleged complicity in corruption scandals.
While Montreal is generally viewed as a mixture of British and French influences, look closely enough and you'll see the Irish have left their mark — including the 6,000 who lay buried in unmarked graves in the city's Sud-ouest neighbourhood.
A human wave of chanting, sign-waving protesters made their way downtown from the base of Montreal's Mount Royal on Friday, March 15, 2019, as they joined a series of student-led marches around the world demanding that government take action on climate change.