Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Montreal’ Category

Magali Harvey: Free to lead Canada to World Cup Glory

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
Magali Harvey

With a natural ability to evade defenders and almost score at will she quickly blossomed into a star. It wasn't long until Canada's national programs took notice.

Expos faithful pack buses to see Tim Raines inducted to Baseball Hall of Fame

Sunday, July 30th, 2017
expos fans tim raines bus

Four buses full of people are leaving from Montreal this morning and will drive five hours down to Cooperstown, N.Y., to be there as Tim Raines finally takes his place among baseball's greats.

Former Quebec Nordiques general manager Maurice Filion dies at 85

Saturday, July 29th, 2017
Former Quebec Nordiques GM Filion

Maurice Filion, the former coach and general manager of the Quebec Nordiques in the World Hockey Association and the National Hockey League, has died.

Andrei Markov not returning to Montreal Canadiens

Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Andrei Markov

Andrei Markov, who has spent his entire career with the Montreal Canadiens, has played his final game for the team.

Free agent Mark Streit returns to Canadiens on 1-year deal

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
NHL Trade Rdp Hockey

?Mark Streit is returning to the Habs on a one-year contract worth a reported $700,000 US.

Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest to appeal sex-crime convictions

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
Bertrand Charest

A former high-performance Canadian ski coach, convicted of 37 sex-related charges involving the exploitation and sexual assault of girls and young women he was coaching, is appealing the verdict.

Darian Durant: Roughriders’ loss, Alouettes’ gain

Thursday, July 6th, 2017
FBO CFL Roughriders Alouettes 20170622

Former Saskatchewan Roughriders' star quarterback Darian Durant is finding it a lot easier to get his daily errands done, now that he's a Montreal Alouette.

Bertrand Charest, former Canadian ski coach, to learn fate on sex charges involving girls

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
Bertrand Charest

The judge in the sexual assault trial of former Canadian women's ski coach Bertrand Charest is expected to hand down his decision today in Saint-Jérôme, Que.

With Stanley Cup playoffs over, is it time to stop talking about the Subban trade?

Monday, June 12th, 2017
Stanley Cup Predators Penguins Hockey

The Pittsburgh Penguins woke up this morning as Stanley Cup champions, but somehow, in some people's minds, P.K. Subban was still the story.

Crown, defence issue closing arguments in Bertrand Charest trial

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
Bertrand Charest

The complainants say Charest abused them when he was their coach, before and during his stint with Alpine Canada's women's development team between 1996 and 1998.