Quebec

In Canada's Montreal, you may not be able to wear sunglasses or burqas on local buses anymore

In Canada's Montreal, you may not be able to wear sunglasses or burqas on local buses anymore

If you are in Canada and are visiting Montreal, remember not to wear your sunglasses on the local bus.

Oct 20, 2017, 13:30 PM IST

Hundreds march in Quebec in tribute to mosque shooting victims

Several hundred people braved snow and cold in Quebec City to honor the six men shot to death a week earlier while praying at a local mosque.

Feb 06, 2017, 08:55 AM IST

Canada `trash radio` under fire after Quebec mosque attack

In the wake of recent carnage at a Quebec City mosque, the Canadian province`s popular conservative talk radio hosts have come under fire for allegedly spreading intolerance and hate.

Feb 01, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
Quebec attack: Suspect Alexandre Bissonnette charged with 6 counts of murder

Quebec attack: Suspect Alexandre Bissonnette charged with 6 counts of murder

Canadian police has charged Alexandre Bissonnette with six counts of first degree murder and five of attempted murder for the Sunday attack at a mosque in Quebec.

Jan 31, 2017, 09:28 AM IST
Amaya CEO David Baazov charged with insider trading by Quebec regulator

Amaya CEO David Baazov charged with insider trading by Quebec regulator

Canadian gambling website operator Amaya Inc`s Chief Executive David Baazov has been charged with insider trading by Quebec`s securities regulator.

Mar 23, 2016, 20:15 PM IST
Five killed in avalanche in Canadian province of British Columbia

Five killed in avalanche in Canadian province of British Columbia

Five snowmobilers were killed Friday after being buried in an avalanche in Canada`s British Columbia (BC) province, officials said.

Jan 30, 2016, 11:49 AM IST

Canada revokes citizenship of convicted terror plotter: Report

The Canadian government has revoked the citizenship of the convicted mastermind of a 2006 Al-Qaeda inspired plot to detonate bombs in Toronto, a newspaper reported Saturday.

Sep 27, 2015, 03:42 AM IST

Catalans hold mass rally for independence from Spain

Catalan separatists hold a mass rally Friday for independence that will kick off campaigning for a regional election billed as a de facto referendum on breaking away from Spain.

Sep 11, 2015, 10:17 AM IST

Two killed in Canada shooting

Two people were killed and one person was critically injured in a shooting in the Canadian province of Quebec, CBC News reported on Thursday

Jul 09, 2015, 22:33 PM IST

Canadian cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte dies at age 78

Canadian cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte, who witnessed the rejection of Quebec province`s religious tradition in favor of secular values, has died, the Roman Catholic Church announced.

Apr 08, 2015, 21:34 PM IST

Canada shuttering key big-lens observatory

Canada is shuttering a critical teaching observatory in eastern North America where the first dark skies reserve was created, its director told AFP on Wednesday.

Feb 12, 2015, 01:26 AM IST

Canada gives spy agency new anti-terror powers

Canada`s spy agency will be granted new powers in legislation unveiled Friday to thwart terror plots in a national security overhaul precipitated by twin jihadist attacks three months ago.

Jan 31, 2015, 01:28 AM IST

Extreme cold grips Canada, parts of US

Extreme cold gripped Canada and northern parts of the United States on Monday, prompting calls for residents to stay indoors amid increased risks of frostbite and hypothermia.

Jan 06, 2015, 03:35 AM IST
Canadian hockey legend Jean Beliveau dies at 83

Canadian hockey legend Jean Beliveau dies at 83

Canadian ice hockey legend Jean Beliveau died at his Quebec home on Tuesday at the age of 83 following a long illness, his former club the Montreal Canadiens have announced.

Dec 03, 2014, 17:07 PM IST

Canada mourns soldier killed in hit-and-run `terror` attack

Ontario: Canada paid tribute Saturday to a soldier run over and killed by a suspected jihadist last week in Quebec, just two days before a separate attack near parliament left another soldier dead.

Nov 02, 2014, 06:13 AM IST

Canada fears new Islamist threat after soldier killed

Canada was faced with the specter of Islamist violence on Tuesday after an attack by a suspected jihadist killed a soldier, a day before Ottawa deployed warplanes to bomb Islamic State militants.

Oct 22, 2014, 01:16 AM IST

Suspect killed after hitting two Canadian soldiers with car

A man who mowed down two Canadian soldiers Monday in a Quebec supermarket parking lot died from shots by police, authorities said.

Oct 21, 2014, 06:46 AM IST

Quebec separatists visit Scotland, taking notes

 Dozens of Quebec separatists have travelled to Scotland to witness its historic independence referendum on Thursday and see what they can learn from the spectacular advance of its "Yes" campaign.

Sep 18, 2014, 18:00 PM IST

Canada sees landmark ruling on Aboriginals, land

A landmark Supreme Court of Canada ruling that Aboriginals can stake a broad claim to traditional territories could have a significant impact on future development of resources, energy projects and pipelines, including a plan to move crude oil to the Pacific coast for shipment to Asia.

Jun 28, 2014, 03:34 AM IST

Canadian fugitives captured after brazen helicopter jail break

Canadian police said on Sunday they had captured three fugitives who earlier this month escaped from a Quebec jail by helicopter, the second airborne prison break in the Canadian province in just over a year.

Jun 23, 2014, 04:48 AM IST