City has long known about dangerous N.D.G. intersection, document shows

Article content continued “Anything that can improve security in the sector will be considered and implemented,” Houde-Roy said. “Pedestrian security must be a priority and we won’t compromise on this.” Houde-Roy admitted, however, no significant improvements have been made up to this point because of Turcot and an agreement between the city and Transport Quebec […]

Fight over Terrebonne bike path rages as mayor calls for working group

Article content continued She intends to table a motion creating the working group at the next borough council meeting on Sept. 8. The group will include people who represent those with mobility challenges, elderly residents, cyclists, pedestrians and traffic experts, she said. Meanwhile, Snowdon councillor Marvin Rotrand says he will table a motion, seconded by […]

La Cage owner cuts 30% of workforce, shuts four restaurants

Article content continued Sportscene also said Wednesday it will postpone the release of fiscal third-quarter results until late August, as allowed by Canadian securities regulators. The company’s third quarter ended May 24. COVID-19 “will continue to have for a period of time a negative impact” on operations and financial performance, the company said. A return […]

Coronavirus live updates: Quebec surpasses Italy, France in COVID-19 deaths

Article content continued In April, the federal government spent $1.3 billion to provide seniors with a one-time special payment through the goods and services tax credit, worth an average of $375 for each single senior. 9:25 p.m. Quebecers among most optimistic about personal finances, poll finds Despite the ongoing lockdown and uncertainty about how long […]

First woman of colour to lead Quebec Liberals vows ‘constructive approach’

Article content QUEBEC — It was one of most emotional events of the fall session of the legislature, with not a dry eye in the house. Ten years after an earthquake killed an estimated 200,000 people in Haiti in 35 seconds, the Liberal MNA for Saint-Henri–Sainte-Anne Dominique Anglade rose to speak to a motion of […]

Life in lockdown: Grow your own food — ‘everyone should’

Article content continued Shawn Manning’s bottom-line advice about growing your own garden: Try it. Allen McInnis/Montreal Gazette Seedlings, or small plants, can be planted once things warm up, usually after Victoria Day weekend. “Anything you can plant as seedlings saves time and will grow faster,” Manning said, listing “all leafy greens, anything from the cabbage […]

Lemieux wins split decision against Bursak despite suffering two knockdowns

In his first bout as a super-middleweight, Montreal’s David Lemieux rebounded from two knockdowns to score a 10-round split-decision against Max Bursak on Saturday night at the Bell Centre. Lemieux, the former International Boxing Federation champ, was knocked down in the opening round and again in the fifth before dropping his opponent in the sixth […]

Canadiens extend losing streak to eight games after early lead against Bruins

BOSTON — The Canadiens played a near-perfect road game for 46 minutes Sunday, but learned a good team like the Bruins will take advantage of any chances you give them as Montreal fell 3-1. The Bruins scored three goals in the third period to extend their winning streak to seven games, while the Canadiens’ losing […]

Injured Jonathan Drouin tries to keep slumping Canadiens’ spirits up

Jonathan Drouin can’t do anything to help his Canadiens teammates on the ice, so he’s doing his best to try and keep their spirits up off the ice. Drouin met with the media Friday morning in Brossard for the first time since requiring surgery to repair a torn tendon in his left wrist suffered during […]