Medically assisted suicide has been legal across Canada since June, and in Quebec since December.
In a decision that has many comedians up-in-arms about freedom of speech, a Quebec tribunal has ordered comedian Mike Ward to pay tens of thousands of dollars for the suffering he caused one Quebec boy and his mother.
It's part of a plan to fight radicalization announced by the government following the arrest, last May, of ten youths who were trying to leave Montreal to join extremist groups in the Middle East. Eight teens before them did leave.
From Quebec to Catalonia, independence movements in North America and Europe have taken note of the Brexit and are using it to rally their troops.
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Worshippers found the head, wrapped in cellophane with ribbons and a card with "bonne appetit" and a cartoon pig on the front, outside the Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec in the early hours of Sunday morning, after prayers.
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Media magnate and brash sovereigntist Pierre-Karl Péladeau resigned abruptly on Monday, say he's leaving politics for the well-being of his kids.
Eight years ago, police shot and killed Fredy Villaneuva. Last month, police shot and killed Jean-Pierre Bony. Residents and activists are wondering whether anything has really changed at all in the diverse but marginalized community.
The controversial leader of France's Front National compared Canadian politicians to Care Bears for their “naive” approach to immigration during her six-day pilgrimage.
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Nathalie Normandeau, a former deputy premier under the previous Liberal government of Jean Charest, was swept up by the province's anti-corruption unit, UPAC, that targeted members of the Quebec Liberal Party and the opposition Parti Quebecois.
“The incidents we hear about the most are physical attacks on the street or on public transportation,” says Hanadi Saad, director of Montreal's Justice Femme. “And most of the assaults are perpetrated by women.”
Mike Ward, a popular and provocative comic in Quebec, is before a human rights tribunal for a joke he made about a young man who suffers from a condition that causes facial disfigurement.
If approved, Quebec would be just the second Canadian province to establish a "safe zone" — in this case a 50 meter perimeter — outside abortion clinics.
“The investigation showed that deplorable detention conditions are tolerated in Nunavik, conditions that are below even the lowest acceptable standards and that are a serious violation of rights," a Quebec prison watchdog said.
The rate of deformity is ten times higher than the average. Scientists are not surprised.
Two Indigenous people remember the Oka crisis, and have some experience going head-to-head with the Canadian government.
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Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has claimed responsibility for the attack, carried out by militants who stormed the Splendid Hotel and a nearby café in the capital of Ouagadougou on Friday, killing 28.
Euthanasia officially became legal in the province of Quebec last month following a tense legal battle over the law. The federal government is coming up with its own legislation that will apply to the rest of Canada.
A longstanding dispute over the largest undisturbed boreal forest on earth began to heat up this week when 13 American environmental groups wrote the governments of Ontario and Quebec urging them to support new conservation efforts.
"I am a defector from this fake caliphate, and lots of men around me have done the same thing," Elabi told a Quebec news agency this week. He vowed to continue the fight against the Assad regime on his own.