Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Montreal’ Category

Montreal baseball investors ‘have all the ingredients’ to welcome a team, source says

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

A group of Montreal investors has met the conditions laid out by Major League Baseball to get a team back in the city, a source has told The Canadian Press.

Former assistant ski coach says Bertrand Charest had ‘intense’ relationship with students

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Alexandre Lussier testified that hearing the ex-ski coach make comments about his female athletes' bodies made him uncomfortable, but none of the athletes ever came to him to complain.

Ski director who helped hire Bertrand Charest as coach takes stand as defence witness

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Bertrand Charest

Former ski coach Bertrand Charest delivered results and had a vision to bring Quebec skiers to the national and international stage, the man who helped hire him told his sexual assault trial Tuesday.

Sister of former ski coach Bertrand Charest takes stand at sexual assault trial

Monday, March 20th, 2017
Bertrand Charest

Isabelle Charest told the court today that when she was skiing competitively in the late 1980s and early 1990s, it was common for coaches to rub the legs and buttocks of ski students to keep them warm.

Fighting off ex-ski coach’s advances ’emotionally draining,’ 12th witness testifies at sexual assault trial

Friday, March 17th, 2017
Bertrand Charest

The last of 12 witnesses took the stand at Bertrand Charest's sexual assault trial Friday, describing how her former ski coach touched her breasts in front of her teammates and called her crude nicknames. On Monday, the defence will mount its case.

Witness at Bertrand Charest trial says she slept with accused for first time at 15

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

A witness is testifying at Bertrand Charest's sex assault trial about how her former ski coach had sex with her on numerous occasions starting when she was 15, and began touching her inappropriately when she was 12, soon after they first met.

Laval tight end Antony Auclair shows he can play hurt at his pro day

Monday, March 13th, 2017
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For the majority of football players, a pro day is an opportunity to show off their athleticism. On Monday, Antony Auclair used his to display his grit and toughness.

Witness testifies former ski coach fondled teammate’s breasts to humiliate her

Monday, March 13th, 2017
Bertrand Charest

Former ski coach Bertrand Charest pinned a young girl down on a bed and fondled her breasts in order to humiliate her, a witness told his sexual assault trial Monday.

Ex-ski coach favoured athletes who allowed his sexual advances: victim

Thursday, March 9th, 2017
Bertrand Charest

An eighth alleged victim of Bertrand Charest is testifying at his sex assault trial and says the former ski coach regularly touched and kissed her as well as other teenage skiers.

Woman says Bertrand Charest stuck his hands down her pants when she was about 16

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
Bertrand Charest

A seventh alleged victim is testifying at the trial of the former national ski coach, who faces 57 charges, including sexual assault and breach of trust, for alleged incidents dating back to the 1990s.