A boy of about six years old has been shot in the stomach and a man in his 50s has been shot in the Montreal suburb of Beaconsfield, police said late Friday. Around 7 p.m., a 911 call was placed about two people who had been injured by gunshots, Montreal police spokesperson Const. Manuel Couture said. The victims
Police in the Montreal-area are warning parents about online predators using the popular video game Fortnite to lure minors into a sextortion scheme. Four cases have been reported in the past few weeks, according to police. In three of those cases, minors were threatened, and in one, the victim sent
Archeologists in Quebec City have discovered the first fortifications built in 1693 to protect New France from a major attack, in what is considered the first reinforced palisade of that era. The discovery was made by an archeological firm, Ruralys, that was overseeing renovation work on a building on Sainte-Ursule street, after
Standing inside the Royal Bank’s vault on the second floor of Place Ville Marie, Col. Daniel O’Connor, honorary colonel of the Black Watch of Canada, holds a dark blue safe deposit box. Compared to the other treasures locked away in this vault, the contents of O’Connor’s box are relatively scant.
Richard Lehoux has been picked to run for the Conservatives in the Quebec riding of Beauce — taking on MP Maxime Bernier, who quit the party this summer. During a Saturday morning rally in the riding, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer announced Lehoux’s candidacy as supporters chanted his name. Scheer called
As people in Kuujjuaq prepared to bury two young people Tuesday — the latest victims of apparent suicides — the town’s mayor called for hope. Some 60 people from across Quebec’s Inuit territory of Nunavik gathered in the Kuujjuaq Forum, a community gymnasium, for the first of two days of meetings to
The government agency that manages Quebec’s air-ambulance service said parents have been able to accompany their children on emergency flights in “98 per cent” of cases over the past month. Évacuations aéromédicales du Québec (EVAQ) said it has now fully implemented its new policy, allowing caregivers to accompany minors on medical evacuation
Confident though he was about his theory of evolution, Charles Darwin wondered why, within a single colony of ants, some became super-sized soldiers while most remained wee workers. In his seminal work, On the Origin of Species, he admitted, “This is by far the most serious special difficulty which my