Posts Tagged ‘montreal’

Watch: VACCINATED Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante collapses mid-speech

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante is recovering after she collapsed at a news conference today. — Citizen Free Press (@CitizenFreePres) December 5, 2023 Source

Fully Jabbed Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante Collapses Mid-Speech

The world’s media captured the moment on Tuesday when the mayor of Montreal, Canada, Valérie Plante, suddenly collapsed halfway through a press conference. Plante was answering reporters’ questions at a news conference when she dramatically […] The post Fully Jabbed Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante Collapses Mid-Speech appeared first on The People's Voice. Source

A stateless Palestinian in Montreal wants to go home, but Canada’s govt refuses to deport him — or grant him status.

Youssef Ismail, a stateless Palestinian who has been stranded in Canada since 1991, wants to be deported back to Palestine. But the Canadian government is refusing to send him home or grant him papers. Source

19-Year-Old Charged With Three Counts of Second-Degree Murder in Montreal Stabbing

The 19-year-old arrested Friday after three people were found stabbed to death in Montreal’s Rosemont neighbourhood is facing three counts of second-degree murder. Arthur Galarneau appeared Saturday before the Court of Quebec. Montreal police say there is a family connection between the accused and the victims identified as 53-year-old Mylène Gingras, 75-year-old Francine Gingras-Boucher and […]

Amtrak Service Between NYC and Montreal to Resume in April

NEW YORK—Amtrak service connecting New York City and Montreal will resume next month, more than two years after the pandemic halted trains from crossing across the shared border between the United States and Canada. The reopening of Amtrak’s Adirondack line follows the resumption of trains last fall between Seattle and Vancouver, Canada, which was also […]

Quebec Police Say Four People Dead in Home Destroyed by Fire North of Montreal

The bodies of four people have been found in a home north of Montreal after a fire broke out early Thursday morning. Provincial police say the house in Ste-Julienne, in Quebec’s Lanaudière region, caught fire at around 1 a.m. Sgt. Éloïse Cossette says that when the blaze was brought under control, firefighters found four victims […]

Roadwork Unearths Remnants of 1800s Montreal Zoo Run by the ‘Canadian Barnum’

Long before the Plateau-Mont-Royal became one of Montreal’s trendiest neighbourhoods, the area was home to a 19th-century botanical garden and zoo where Montrealers marvelled at the sight of hippopotamuses, acrobatic circus acts and a live whale in a tank. This piece of history has resurfaced in recent weeks thanks to an archeological dig that unearthed […]

Canada’s Bank of Montreal to Buy Bank of the West From BNP Paribas for $16 Billion

TORONTO/PARIS—Bank of Montreal said on Monday it will buy BNP Paribas’ U.S. unit, Bank of the West, for $16.3 billion in a deal that will allow the Canadian bank to double its footprint in the world’s biggest economy, while giving France’s biggest bank a huge step up in firepower for deals. The deal gives BMO, […]

‘It’s their revenge’: Lockdown-skeptic Rebel News vows to sue Montreal police after reporters detained at ‘illegal gathering’

Reporters for the right-leaning news outlet Rebel News have posted videos showing employees being detained by police at an Airbnb location where they were working, covering Covid-19 lockdown measures. In one video posted to Twitter on Saturday, Rebel News reporter David Menzies can be seen having a tense exchange with police officers, which eventually leads […]

Montreal Police Arrest Man in Connection With Desecration of Synagogue

Desecrated Torah scrolls at the Congregation Sepharde Kol Yehouda Synagogue in Montreal. Photo: B’nai Brith Canada Canadian Jews expressed relief this week after police in Montreal arrested a man in connection with the desecration of a synagogue in the city last year. In a statement on Thursday, B’nai Brith Canada said it had been informed […]

Montreal’s Chinatown Restaurants Fight To Survive A Year Into The Pandemic

MONTREAL — As the Lunar New Year begins, many in Montreal’s Chinatown hope the year of the Ox will bring a better fortune than the last.  But restauranteur Benny Shek doesn’t dare to hope for the future.  “Today is an exception,” he said, bluntly, pointing at his temporary staff of eight scrambling to put together […]

Montreal Police Investigating Offensive ‘Gas Chamber’ Video Posted on TikTok

A reflection of the US flag is seen on the sign of the TikTok app in this illustration picture taken September 19, 2020. Photo: Reuters/Florence Lo/Illustration Police in Montreal said on Thursday that they were investigating an antisemitic video posted to the TikTok social media platform in which a man opened his kitchen oven to […]

Montreal Borough Votes to Adopt IHRA Definition of Antisemitism in Wake of Synagogue Vandalism

Caption: Swastikas deface the doors of Congregation Shaar Hashomayim in Montreal. Photo: Simon Wiesenthal Center. Councillors in Montreal’s most populous borough voted on Wednesday to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism, joining hundreds of civic organizations, city councils and national governments around the world who have already done the same. […]

Man arrested after swastikas spray-painted on doors of Montreal synagogue

The man who was apprehended reportedly brought a canister of gasoline to Congregation Shaar Hashomayim, a 160-year-old Modern Orthodox synagogue that is known internationally for nurturing, and burying, the legendary singer and poet Leonard Cohen. Police were summoned to the scene at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday and arrested a 28-year-old man they said would be evaluated […]

Man arrested after swastikas sprayed on Leonard Cohen’s Montreal synagogue

MONTREAL (JTA) — One of Montreal’s largest synagogues was found with its doors spray-painted with large swastikas Wednesday, and a synagogue guard played a role in arresting the man suspected of the vandalism. The man who was apprehended reportedly brought a canister of gasoline to Congregation Shaar Hashomayim, a 160-year-old Modern Orthodox synagogue that is known […]

Montreal Jewish nursing home first in Quebec to get COVID-19 vaccine

MONTREAL — Among the first Canadians to receive the COVID-19 vaccine will be residents and staff at a Jewish nursing home where dozens of residents have died of the disease. The Donald Berman Maimonides Geriatric Centre could begin vaccinations as early as Friday night, according to reports in the Canadian media. The public facility in […]

Montreal Jewish nursing home hit hard by COVID infections in 2nd wave

MONTREAL (JTA) — A prominent Jewish nursing home in Montreal has seen dozens of residents and staffers infected by COVID-19 amid the second wave of the pandemic to hit Quebec. The virus has struck 40 residents and 22 staff members at the 600-bed Maimonides Geriatric Centre — the second highest number of cases among nursing […]

World’s biggest rooftop greenhouse opens in Montreal

This is the world’s largest rooftop greenhouse, which has opened in Montreal to meet the growing demand for locally sourced foods. It’s not an obvious choice of location to cultivate organic vegetables — in the heart of Canada’s second-largest city — but Lufa Farms on Wednesday inaugurated the facility that spans 15,000 square metres or […]

Outrage over Use of Yellow Badges to Protest Use of Jewish Buses in Montreal Area

A Montreal woman who sparked outrage after she and other citizens wore yellow badges on their clothing at a borough council meeting to protest the Jewish community’s use of school buses in her neighbourhood says she’s the real victim. Despite being told by residents the yellow square on her shirt evoked the Holocaust — when […]

Waiting for spring? New US warship trapped in icy Montreal waterway

The US Navy’s Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Little Rock has been behind schedule almost from the very beginning of its military duties. Its first journey to its home port at Mayport Naval Station in Florida from Buffalo, New York, where it was commissioned on December 16, was delayed three days due to the weather. […]

Montreal Family Searching For Answers After Young Man Dies in Custody

One evening earlier this month, David Tshiteya Kalubi was stopped by police in Montreal’s Hochelaga neighbourhood, where he lived. He was arrested on an outstanding warrant, according to authorities, and taken into custody. Less than 12 hours later, he was dead. What exactly transpired in the hours leading up to his death early on Nov. […]

Washington’s Long War on Syria: Stephen Gowans, Montreal, May 2, 2017

Kafkaesque authoritarianism: Student arrested, suspended and charged with larceny for stealing 65 cent carton of milk

     In Virginia a middle school student named Ryan Turk was arrested and then suspended from school for allegedly stealing a $0.65 carton of milk. Officials claim that the student tried to conceal the carton of milk and are also charging him with larceny. This charge could impinge Turk’s record which could also lead to […]

Leaked Docs Reveal TTIP Trade Deal In Jeopardy As "Irreconcilable Differences" Emerge

Several weeks ago we learned that not all is well in the ongoing negotiations to impose Obama’s landmark Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement, also known as the TTIP, when unexpectedly Europe threatened to impose visas on Americans and Canadians. As we commented at the time, this latest tension may have been driven “by the […]

Anonymous plans to create new political party in the US, called ‘Humanity Party’

     They call themselves “legion,” but, at the same time, they claim that they are an idea rather than a group of people. It’s hard to say how large this decentralized community is, and who, exactly, are its members. But as their actions and messages always make headlines, people wearing Guy Fawkes masks are clearly […]

Saudi’s financial crisis may lead to political bankruptcy

With the recent financial crisis that Riyadh has been trying to bury under the rug, spurred by its costly war on Yemen, it seems that money is burning a hole in Saudi’s political pocket. A Reuters report has revealed that Saudi Arabia is seeking a bank loan of $6 billion to $8 billion in what […]

European Scientists Say Obama and Trump Are Closely Related To Hitler

What do Barack Obama, Adolf Hitler, Donald Trump and the Rothschild family all have in common? It sounds like the beginning of a sick joke, doesn’t it?  But unfortunately it isn’t! The answer is that these elite members of the world’s most powerful club are closely related members of the same family, according to a […]

German media twists words in Assad interview

     German ARD broadcaster held an interview with Syrian President Bashar Assad and then twisted his words, Deutsch Turkische Nachrichten reported. The fact that one of Germany’s major TV channel’s broadcasted an interview with Assad is good, but, sadly, it was depreciated by the wrong interpretation of his words. In the interview, Assad commented on […]

Minneapolis HS Students Walk Out To Protest ICE & Deportations

Print Friendly Above Photo: Minneapolis high school students protest ICE raids and deportations (Fight Back! News/Staff) Minneapolis, MN – Students from at least 12 Minneapolis and suburban high schools walked out of school, Jan. 20. at noon to protest the current wave of immigration raids and deportations happening around the country. After walking out, the students […]

TTIP: Low Economic Benefits, Real Climate Risks

Print Friendly Above Photo: Xinhua/Ye Pingfan Climate change governance should inform global governance more broadly, including international trade and investment policy. One of the most important trade and investment agreements is the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)—currently under negotiation between the European Union and United States—given the role the agreement will likely play in establishing […]

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