Montreal has begun dumping eight billion litres of raw sewage into the St. Lawrence River. The work began as planned at 12:01 a.m. today and untreated waste water will continue to flow into the river...
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The discharge must be completed by Dec. 5.
Cities matter, now more than ever. They're the engines that drive our economy. They're hubs of innovation and creativity. In other words, it's our cities that move Canada forward. Yet just as our cities work hard to attract the best and the brightest, care for their citizens and protect the environment, they must also address the challenges that come with a growing population.
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Montreal had planned to dump untreated wastewater into the St. Lawrence River beginning Oct. 18.
I decided to take our littles on an odyssey of our own, one they will recall with fondness one day (I hope). Our plan was simple: to ride the rails east from Toronto's Union Station to Montreal and spend several days exploring the historical streets.
In a letter sent Friday to Aglukkaq, Coderre challenged the interpretation of federal laws the government invoked to suspend the sewage dump that was set to begin this weekend.
"Based on limited data, Environment Canada cannot conclude whether or not the untreated waste water to be released will be acutely toxic."
The NHLer entered stage two of the league's substance abuse and behavioural health program.
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Montreal plans to dump the untreated wastewater into the river between Oct. 18 and 25.
It's decorative gourd season! Let's pumpkin spice literally everything! And hey, while we're at it, let's get out of the city to find our own great pumpkins and crisp apples, sip local ciders and ice wines, sample all the pies, and enjoy autumn's glorious show before the snow falls.
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Montreal police say someone threw a Molotov cocktail into an office on St-Laurent Boulevard south of Mozart Street early this morning. Const. André Leclerc says they were called to the scene in Littl...
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Canada has been receiving global attention, not just as a country, but also for its personality, style and popular cities and neighbourhoods for living. Forward-thinking and forward-moving urbanites and millennials looking to score the right balance between architectural beauty, 21st Century artistic and cultural relevance, consumer amenities and urban chic have fantastic options to choose from to call home.
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"I've never seen this in my 60-year career."
By now everyone has seen the tiny corpse of three-year-old Alan Kurdi washed up on Turkey's shores. Canada and its allies must work harder to focus squarely on the root of the problem -- the lack of human rights, withheld not only by ISIS/Daesh, but by others, as well.