Quebec City

Canada Needs To Recognize The Reality Of Islamism

Jérôme Blanchet-Gravel | Posted 02.16.2017 | Canada Politics
Jérôme Blanchet-Gravel

Acknowledging this fact is one of the first things you could have done to protect the Muslim community in Quebec City. To fight and prevent hate speech that comes from the far right, you also need to fight and prevent its counterpart. Otherwise, all your efforts would be useless.

Don't Blame Mosque Attack On Myth Of A 'Racist Quebec'

Yves-François Blanchet | Posted 02.15.2017 | Canada Living
Yves-François Blanchet

In politics, it is useless to cast off on others the responsibility for failure, retreat or tragedy. On the contrary, it is necessary to always and without complacency ask ourselves, each one of us and together, what we could have done otherwise to avoid such a tragedy and what could be done to prevent it from happening again.

We Need To All Push Forward For Peace

Carl Hétu | Posted 02.09.2017 | Canada Impact
Carl Hétu

On January 30, I joined 300 Muslims and Christians who gathered at the Gatineau mosque. At the invitation of Archbishop Paul-André Durocher Catholics and Muslims started talking to each other -- embracing, shaking hands and some even hugging -- to find human beings that needed one another in this time of crisis.

Dear Canada, Please Stop Calling Quebec City Racist

David Chabot | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Living
David Chabot

Please, don't paint us as a racist, intolerant community - it will simply add to the fire we are already battling. Canada is a multicultural and inclusive society, a fact a small part of my province hates. By pushing us all aside and characterizing us all as something we are not, you will increase that resentment.

Abandoning Electoral Reform A Blow To Minority Canadians

Ehab Lotayef | Posted 02.03.2017 | Canada Politics
Ehab Lotayef

Whether or not it was intentional that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decided to announce his decision to drop electoral reform while the country was mourning the Quebec mosque massacre, the two issues are very much related.

'When They Go Low, We Go High': Friend Of Quebec Attack Victims

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 02.01.2017 | Canada

Six men, mostly fathers, were killed in the Quebec City attack.

Joshua Ostroff

What Makes An Attacker A Terrorist In Canada?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 02.01.2017 | Canada Politics

Canada's Anti-Terrorism Act didn't come into existence until 2001.

Reject Information Obtained Through Torture Once And For All

Tim McSorley | Posted 01.31.2017 | Canada Politics
Tim McSorley

In 2011, the government introduced a ministerial directive that allows, under exceptional circumstances, for information garnered under torture by a foreign country to be transmitted to and used by Canadian security agencies. These kinds of directives play a clear role in perpetuating human rights abuses.

Vigils Show Love, Solidarity For Victims Of Quebec Mosque Shooting

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 01.30.2017 | Canada

Thousands participated in moments of silence across the country.

Sportsnet Anchor: 'Better Not Tell Anyone You're Muslim,' My Mom Said'

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 01.31.2017 | Canada Living

Faizal Khamisa's tweet sums up the terrifying effect of the Quebec City mosque attack.

As A Muslim Woman From Quebec, I Will Continue To Speak Up Against Hate

Fariha Naqvi-Mohamed | Posted 01.30.2017 | Canada Living
Fariha Naqvi-Mohamed

Multiple gunmen stormed a mosque in Quebec city during evening prayers and six people are dead. This is my home. This is my place of birth. I have to look my children in the eyes on Monday morning when I tell them this happened. I have to tell them that people went to a mosque just a few hours away from where we live and were shot while worshiping peacefully.

6 Killed In 'Terrorist Attack' At Quebec City Mosque

The Huffington Post Canada | Andree Lau | Posted 01.30.2017 | Canada

Eight others are injured.

9 Reasons Quebec City Was Named Culture City Of 2016

Posted 01.09.2017 | Canada Living

Nine reasons Québec City is deserving of the title "Culture City Of The Year." From the AOL Partner Studio

You're Missing Out If You Don't Visit Quebec City This Winter

DiscountMyFlights.ca | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada Travel
DiscountMyFlights.ca

Winter is unlike any other time of year in Quebec City. Cobblestone streets are lined with freshly-shoveled snow, 17th-century buildings drip with icicles, and seasonal events and attractions welcome those who aren't afraid to travel north once the temperatures drop.

Five Ways Quebec City Can Give You A Fairytale Holiday

Posted 11.28.2016 | Canada Living

Five reasons we're spending the holiday season in Quebec City. From the AOL Partner Studio

Quebec Police Defend Decision To Stun 9-Year-Old With Taser

The Huffington Post Canada | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 10.27.2016 | Canada

The boy was taken to hospital, but wasn't injured.

Police Arrest Two In Connection With Laval University Sexual Assaults

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.22.2016 | Canada

Police received 15 complaints of break-ins last weekend.

Police Investigate Break-Ins, Sex Crimes At Laval University

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.17.2016 | Canada

Four people allege they were victims of crimes of a sexual nature.

Quebec Driver Jumps In River To Avoid Breathalyzer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2016 | Canada

He also stole a pair of firefighter's pants.

Untold Stories Of Quebec City's Greatest Attractions

Posted 07.07.2016 | Canada Living

The untold stories of some of Quebec City's most impressive landmarks.

Pssst...5 Secret Attractions In Québec City

Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Living

There’s the attractions everyone visits while in Québec City and then there’s these hidden gems

Québec City's Nature Excursions Will Blow Your Mind

Posted 06.23.2016 | Canada Living

Nothing is better than chasing waterfalls, traversing bridges or taking sunset strolls alongside wild animals in one of Quebec City's nature attractions.

Local Governments Have A Problem With Transparency

Dermod Travis | Posted 04.01.2016 | Canada Politics
Dermod Travis

When most communities in B.C. have more in-camera meetings than the City of Toronto, there's a problem. In Ontario, councils are entitled to go in-camera to consider six specific matters. There are four reasons that councils must go in camera and over a dozen reasons why they "may" close a meeting. The nuance between "may" and "must" seems to have been lost on a few.

The Best Bang For Your Canadian Travel Buck

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 02.19.2017 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

The Canadian dollar is at an all-time low and that can mean a lot of re-planning or at least careful planning for Canadians looking to get away during March break. So where can you go to get away while not having to plan a getaway from a bank just to pay for it? Here's an easy way: stay in Canada.

Ministers Approve Plan To Reduce Violence Against Aboriginal Women

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2017 | Canada Politics

Ministers want to work together to "do our part to end the horrible and unnecessary situation."