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New phone scam targetting Quebec

There's another phone scam making the rounds, this one claiming to offer a free stay at a major chain hotel. Read more...

New Hydro-Quebec transmission line coming to city

Premier Philippe Couillard formally unveiled a plan to create a new power transmission line from the Lac St-Jean area to the island of Montreal this afternoon. Read more...

WATCH: Cab driver acquitted of running over client in 2012 incident

Montreal cab driver Guercy Edmond has been acquitted on all charges stemming from a hostile altercation with an aggresive, drunk client in the Plateau in 2012 which ended with the client getting run over by Edmond's cab. Read more...

Higher Hydro bills for some following a brutal winter

If you're one of Hydro-Quebec's equalized payment plan subscribers, here's a warning: last winter's brutal cold is going to be felt long after it's over, and right where it hurts most - your wallet. Read more...

UPDATE: Verduners still waiting for their bars

Verduners have been waiting for well over a century for a chance to stroll down to their neighbourhood bar for a drink. Read more...

Diesel spill class-action keeping Longueuil mayor mum

The mayor of Longueuil says she very much wants to inform the public about the investigation into last January's diesel spill that contaminated drinking water for almost two days. But she says her hands are tied because of a class action lawsuit. Read more...

UPDATE: Students "occupy" CEGEP St-Laurent

Dozens of students have been camping out on the front lawn of CEGEP St-Laurent since yesterday morning. Read more...

Medicinal marijuana still in a grey area in Quebec

It's 4/20 today. If that means anything to you, reward yourself with a bag of Doritos. Read more...

Royal Canadian Legion's Lasalle branch dodges bankruptcy

The Royal Canadian Legion branch in Lasalle has narrowly avoided bankruptcy, perhaps even losing its building on Bouvier St., thanks to paying off a big tax bill. Read more...

Barrette orders a stop to black market baths

If you or a loved one is staying at a long-term health care facility in this province, there's a chance that staff are asking for money under the table in exchange for an off-hours, black-market bath. Read more...

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