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Ottawa shooter was a recent convert to Islam: reports

Two people are dead after dramatic series of events in Ottawa Wednesday — and it appears that the man who unleashed them was a recent convert to Islam. Read more...

NDG man convicted of raping, assaulting four women

An NDG man was found guilty today of assaulting and raping four young women a decade ago. Read more...

Brébeuf College wants to rehire theatre teacher

Management at Jean-de-Brébeuf College says it has reached out to the longtime theatre teacher it had dismissed after students discovered some European movies she made in the 1960s and 70s in which she appeared nude. Read more...

Jacob clothing chain is going out of business after all

It's official — just three weeks after a Parti Québécois MNA quit her job to lead the restructuring efforts at the troubled Jacob clothing chain, its management has announced it has abandoned those efforts and will be shutting down for good. Read more...

How did a small town Quebec kid grow to embrace radical Islam?

25-year-old Martin Couture-Rouleau, the Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu man shot to death by police after he ran over two Canadian soldiers in a parking lot Monday morning, left behind a social media trail that shows his support for Islam and radicalism. Read more...

UPDATE: Was St. Jean hit-and-run incident a terrorist act?

It's not every day that a hit-and-run incident is brought up in the House of Commons — but Monday morning's hit-and-run and subsequent police shooting in St. Jean sur Richelieu got the attention of prime minister Stephen Harper later on in the afternoon. Read more...

The end of $1.30-a-litre gas — for now

Monday afternoon could be the last time we'll see gas at under $1.30 a litre for a little while. Read more...

Westmounters worried about growing rat population

Officials in the city of Westmount are expressing concern about the city's growing rat population — particularly in the part of lower Westmount surrounding Westmount Park. Read more...

Home daycare workers gearing up for province-wide strike Monday

If your child goes to a home daycare, chances are you'll have to find other arrangements to have him or her kept for the day on Monday. Read more...

Milan Lucic fined $5000 for rude gesture to fans

The NHL has announced Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic has been fined $5000 for making a rude gesture to fans toward the end of last night's Habs-Bruins game at the Bell Centre. Read more...

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