Sherbrooke

Man Sentenced Over Dirty Needles

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada

SHERBROOKE, Que. - A Quebec man who hid dirty syringes in clothing at a shopping mall has been sentenced to four years in jail.Claude Letourneau had a...

Even The Guy Who Lives In Charest's Childhood Home May Not Vote For Him

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada Politics

SHERBROOKE, Que. - How tough is the fight ahead for Jean Charest's Liberals? The polls hint at the party's defeat and point to the premier losing his ...

Canada's Most Creative Cities

Richard Florida | Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada
Richard Florida

In this exclusive excerpt for HuffPost from Richard Florida's new book, the author reveals that scientists and engineers, architects and designers, artists and entertainers and the growing ranks of professional knowledge workers -- what he labels as The Creative Class" -- now number more than five million in Canada, or roughly 30 per cent of the workforce. So where do they live?

Lesson Learned: Don't Hypnotize Your Students

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2012 | Canada

SHERBROOKE, Que. - A private girls' school has learned a lesson of its own — don't hypnotize your students.Officials at the College du Sacre-Coeur e...

Emergency Hypnotist Called In To Undo Damage After School Show

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.15.2012 | Canada

SHERBROOKE, Que. - It was an end-of-year school activity featuring a hypnotism show and it didn't go quite as planned.A Quebec all-girls high school s...

Arrest In Dirty Needles Case

CBC | Posted 07.31.2012 | Canada

Police in Sherbrooke, Que., have arrested a 49-year-old man they believe is responsible for hiding dirty syringes that have pricked sever...

The NDP's Sneaky Attempt to Win Over Separatists

Tony Kondaks | Posted 05.15.2012 | Canada Politics
Tony Kondaks

In January the NDP leadership candidates held a debate in Montreal in which every one of them refused to support the federal government's Clarity Act. It is important to note that independence by Quebec in such circumstances would not only fly in the face of the Clarity Act but stand in opposition to the amending formula of the Canadian Constitution.

Quebec Wall Collapse Kills Worker

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2012 | Canada

SHERBROOKE, Qc - A Quebec construction worker has been crushed to death and another seriously injured after part of a wall collapsed on them.The accid...