Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Montreal’ Category

50 years ago, the Expos made their Montreal debut

Sunday, April 14th, 2019
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The Expos home opener was the first Major League Baseball game to be played outside the U.S., and that game began a love affair that has endured through the years.

New billboard in Montreal fires up old feelings over Subban-Weber trade

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
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There's a familiar face on a new billboard in downtown Montreal.

Canadiens forward Jonathan Drouin disappointed with season-ending slump

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
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Canadiens forward Jonathan Drouin doesn't need to check social media or turn on a television to get a sense of how Montrealers have felt about him for the last month.

‘Not the end of women’s hockey in Canada’: Montreal coach optimistic after CWHL collapse

Sunday, March 31st, 2019
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News that the Canadian Women's Hockey League is shuttering come May 1 came as quite the shock to many within the league and Montreal was no exception.

Former national ski coach Bertrand Charest released from prison pending appeal outcome

Monday, March 25th, 2019
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Charest has appealed all 37 counts for which he was convicted, as well as his sentence of 12 years in prison, arguing the Crown itself has conceded 20 of the counts against him should be thrown out.

Keep moving, keep hoping: How athletes of colour deal with racism

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
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Jonathan Diaby, a black hockey player from Quebec, said as a visible minority, he deals with racism all the time, including as he plays hockey. His story isn’t unique.

It’s 1920 in Saint-Jérôme, Que.

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Earlier this week, semi-pro hockey player Jonathan Diaby and his family members were taunted by racist fans during a game. The following is a translated excerpt of Diaby's personal experience he shared with Radio-Canada Podium.

Quebec semi-pro hockey league beefs up security, stresses zero tolerance after racist incident

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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The Quebec semi-pro hockey league whose fans were involved in a racist incident over the weekend says it's making changes to stamp out racism on the ice and in the stands.

Racist incident at Quebec semi-pro hockey game ‘unacceptable,’ Premier François Legault says

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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Quebec's premier joined other politicians at the National Assembly to condemn a racist incident that occurred at a semi-professional hockey game in Saint-Jérôme, Que., Saturday.

Quebec hockey player and his family taunted by racist fans

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
Jonathan Diaby

Jonathan Diaby said as a visible minority, he is used to dealing with racist comments and usually has no problem staying focused on the ice, but he couldn't tolerate seeing his family targeted.