Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Montreal’ Category

Jacques Villeneuve calls driving dad’s car in Montreal parade lap ‘very special’

Sunday, June 10th, 2018
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Villeneuve rode his father's No. 12 Ferrari from 1978 in the parade lap before Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix. Gilles Villeneuve used the car to win the race 40 years ago.

Looking back on the Montreal Canadiens last Stanley Cup win, 25 years later

Saturday, June 9th, 2018
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CBC videographer Charles Contant was at the last Stanley Cup parade that Montreal ever held, in 1993 — and he has the photos to prove it.

Mike Sherman finds the right fit with Alouettes

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Former NFL coach Mike Sherman takes over a Montreal Alouettes team that has missed the CFL playoffs three seasons in a row. And he has been impressed with what he has seen at his first training camp in Canada.

Hey Ferrari, the CN Tower is in Toronto, not Montreal

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Ferrari’s F1 Twitter page shared an endearing video today, boasting the company’s preparedness for the upcoming events — the only problem is, the opening shot is of Toronto's skyline.

4 more women coached by Bertrand Charest go public with their stories

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
Bertrand Charest

The women — all former competitive skiers coached by Charest — said they decided to come forward publicly in order to "make sure what happened to them doesn't happen to others."

Marianne St-Gelais ‘taking it 1 day at a time’ now that she’s a retired athlete

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
Marianne St-Gelais

Marianne St-Gelais threw herself a big party in Montreal Wednesday, as she closed the chapter on her life as a professional athlete.

How a transgender woman made her mark as a world-class skateboarder

Sunday, May 27th, 2018
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Paige Krämer Rochefort is working to encourage other marginalized people who might not feel comfortable to give skateboarding a try.

‘It’s a problem of race’: Tennis player Françoise Abanda says she’s a victim of discrimination

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
Francoise Abanda

The highest ranking female Canadian tennis player, Françoise Abanda, says she'll never receive the same recognition as fellow Montrealer Eugenie Bouchard because of her skin colour.

Quebec teen suspended for donning sports jersey in support of Humboldt victims

Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Philippe Volek, 14, was kicked out of class for wearing a red and blue soccer shirt to his high school in Sainte-Adèle, north of Montreal, for Jersey Day. He was told to take it off or go home. He chose to leave.

Former Expos great Rusty Staub dead at 73

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
BBO Canadian Hall Inductees

Born Daniel Joseph Staub, the Montreal baseball icon would have turned 74 on Sunday. He was an original member of the Expos, but also played for the Mets, Astros, Tigers and Rangers.