Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Montreal’ Category

Alouettes release linebacker Kyries Hebert after 6 seasons

Friday, February 16th, 2018

The Montreal Alouettes have granted the 11-year CFL veteran his release upon his request.

Playing pickup with a champion: Sidney Crosby surprises Quebec teen at local hockey rink

Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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A 19-year-old Quebec hockey player didn't expect to meet Stanley Cup champion Sidney Crosby when he stepped onto fresh outdoor ice during a frigid morning last month.

Quebec provincial police investigating gymnastics coach accused of sexual assault

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
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The Sûreté du Québec won't confirm the name of the man under investigation, however it has confirmed police are investigating seven complaints against the same 56-year-old coach, all from girls and young women who were between the ages of 10 and 20 at the time of the alleged assaults.

Legendary hockey writer Red Fisher remembered in Montreal

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
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Legendary hockey writer Red Fisher was remembered as a man who "demanded excellence" at a funeral attended by former hockey players and executives as well as several of his media colleagues on Wednesday.

Bertrand Charest’s lawyer appeals client’s 12-year prison term

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

The lawyer for ex-national ski coach Bertrand Charest has filed an appeal of his client's 12-year prison sentence for sexually assaulting his teenage students.

Figure skating could help ease Korean tensions and Montreal played a role

Sunday, January 7th, 2018
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If the world manages to avoid nuclear war this year, a figure skating coach from Montreal may well have played a small role.

Montreal’s Formula E race cancelled, Mayor Plante announces

Monday, December 18th, 2017
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Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante is announcing that the city is cancelling the controversial Formula E race.

Convicted sex offender Bertrand Charest seeks release from prison pending appeal

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Lawyers for Bertrand Charest appeared before Quebec's top court today in a bid to release the convicted sex offender pending an appeal of his conviction on some of the 37 charges on which he was found guilty.

Bertrand Charest to be sentenced this morning for sex crimes

Friday, December 8th, 2017
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This morning, former national ski coach Bertrand Charest, who has been convicted of 37 charges related to the sexual assault of some of his young athletes, will be sentenced.

Habs’ on-ice woes translating into empty seats and cheaper tickets

Friday, November 24th, 2017
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As large blocks of seats at the Bell Centre appear to sit empty and resellers offer tickets at less than face value, some people are wondering whether even die-hard Montreal fans are beginning to turn away from the franchise.