Montreal weather: Initially warm but temperature to drop

Don’t forget to submit your photos of Montreal via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by tagging them with #ThisMtl. We’ll feature one per day right here in the morning file. Today’s photo was posted on Instagram by @photosbylinaevangelia. Environment Canada is calling for a rain showers mixed with flurries in the afternoon and a high of […]

Police investigation shuts down Vancouver’s Yaletown district

A police investigation has shut down a large area of downtown Vancouver’s Yaletown district on Sunday morning. John Kenney / Postmedia A police investigation has shut down a large area of downtown Vancouver’s Yaletown district on Sunday morning. Helmcken remains closed between Homer and Mainland streets, while Mainland and Hamilton are both closed between Nelson […]

Conversations That Matter: Metro’s industrial lands crisis

Hemmed in by water, mountains, agricultural land, the border and the Port of Vancouver, industrial land in Metro Vancouver is being severely squeezed. Virtually no one is paying attention because industrial employment land isn’t sexy, it doesn’t capture headlines or votes and its complicated. Metro is endeavouring to develop a plan but with 21 different […]

What the Puck: Julien takes risky path with Canadiens’ young guns

Canadiens head coach Claude Julien is part of the problem, not part of the solution. I’m so sick and tired of the excuses, from the media pundits, from the players and, most irritating of all, from Habs management. How many sad-sack seasons are you all going to put up with? This Habs squad might claw […]

BC teachers rally outside NDP convention after rejecting offer

President of the BC Teacher’s Federation (BCTF) Teri Mooring joins teachers who are protesting outside the BC NDP Convention where Premier John Horgan and Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh will be speaking at the Victoria Convention Centre in Victoria, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. Chad Hipolito / THE CANADIAN PRESS VICTORIA — Throngs of teachers hoping […]

Police chaise in Lachute ends with suspects car crashing into a house

Montreal Gazette file photo A 17-year-old driver trying to outrun pursuing police in a chase early Saturday ended with the suspect’s car crashed into a house in Lachute. Neither of the residents of the house were injured. The young driver appears to have lost control of the vehicle while being pursued by a Sûreté du […]

Securities panel finds 2 B.C. men committed fraud with Ponzi scheme

British Columbia Securities Commission says John Bezzasso raised $5 million through a Ponzi scheme Handout / Vancouver Sun The British Columbia Securities Commission has ruled that a Richmond man and his two companies committed fraud against 85 investors by raising $5 million through a Ponzi scheme. John Bezzasso raised the money between Feb. 2015 and […]