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Police investigating alleged clash involving Montreal dockworkers amid strike – Montreal

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Montreal police are investigating a confrontation between dockworkers and port managers that allegedly erupted in violence Wednesday night amid a longshoremen strike. Montreal police received a call at around 7 p.m. that a crowd of dockworkers had threatened and attacked Montreal port executives and their security guards near the Olympic Stadium, said police spokeswoman Caroline Chevrefils. “According […]

20-year-old in hospital after Dollard-des-Ormeaux shooting – Montreal

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A 20-year-old man was shot Wednesday night in Montreal’s West Island. Montreal police spokesperson Const. Raphaël Bergeron said the incident took place around 8 p.m. on Natasha Street in Dollard-des-Ormeaux. “A group of individuals got into an altercation,” Bergeron said. “During the altercation, one suspect pulled out a gun and fired a shot towards the […]

Montreal homeless advocates sound alarm as makeshift camps continue to appear around city – Montreal

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Housing rights’ advocates are alarmed at what they see as proof of the shortage of affordable homes in the city. People are pitching tents and living in public spaces because they say they have nowhere else to live.  Some fear the problem will likely get worse before it gets better. One location is the green […]

Ex-Montreal police officer, hockey coach accused of sex crimes dies amid legal proceedings – Montreal

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Longueuil, Que., police have confirmed the death of François Lamarre, 71, a former hockey coach and retired Montreal police officer charged with sexual assault involving four minors. Lamarre, also known as Frank, was arrested on Dec. 4, 2019 and charged in Longueuil court on Dec. 19. after a lengthy investigation by Longueuil police. Lamarre pleaded […]

Search continues to find man swept away by current at Montreal’s Cap-Saint-Jacques – Montreal

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A 51-year-old man is still missing after being swept away by the current at the Cap-Saint-Jacques Nature Park in Montreal’s West Island on Saturday. Emergency services received a 911 call on Saturday around 2:35 p.m. reporting a man in distress in the water near Montreal’s Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough. According to Urgences-santé, the man drowned in the […]

4 Montreal police officers charged after investigation into allegations of corruption – Montreal

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Four officers with the Montreal police have been charged in connection with a years-long investigation by Quebec’s joint investigation team into the force’s department of internal affairs. The investigation into the force was launched in February 2017 by Quebec’s public security minister after allegations of corruption relating to the fabrication of evidence within the SPVM […]

Boy, 8, dies after being struck by car in Montreal’s Sud-Ouest borough – Montreal

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Montreal police are investigating after a fatal collision in Montreal’s Sud-Ouest borough Wednesday afternoon. Montreal police spokesperson Caroline Chèvrefils said the incident happened at around 4 p.m. at the intersection of St-Ambroise Street and Square Sir-Georges-Étienne-Cartier. Read more: Cyclist taken to hospital after being hit by truck in Montreal’s north end Preliminary reports suggest the […]

New pilot project at Place Émilie-Gamelin aims to better serve Montreal’s homeless population – Montreal

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Some repurposed containers now dot the landscape at Place Émilie-Gamelin in downtown Montreal. They’re part of a new multidisciplinary initiative to make it easier for the homeless, and those at risk of becoming homeless, to access various services including health and psycho-social services. Each of the three containers has been transformed into service points and […]

Montreal police called to Jewish General Hospital for patient in distress – Montreal

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Montreal police’s (SPVM) special intervention group was called to the Jewish General Hospital Monday afternoon after a patient in distress triggered a Code White. According to the hospital, the patient tried to leave before his treatment was completed. Read more: New psychiatry inpatient unit opens at Jewish General Hospital A Code White is triggered when […]

Woman shot in broad daylight in Montreal North – Montreal

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A woman in her 30s is in hospital after she was shot while on a balcony of a residential building in Montreal North, according to Montreal police (SPVM). According to police spokesperson Véronique Comtois, a call was made to 911 at around 4:05 p.m. for a shooting on Racette Avenue. Read more: 2 teens shot […]