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Sunday 28 May 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# quebec

This year
# Canada
Two dead and nine injured after truck hits pedestrians in Quebec
A senior government official familiar with the matter said the incident was not related to terrorism or national security.
# montreal
Man charged with murder of two children in bus attack on Canadian daycare center
Pierre Ny St-Amand drove his bus into the nursery as some parents were dropping off their children.
All time
# Canada
Two dead in Halloween attack by sword-wielding suspect dressed in medieval clothing in Quebec
The suspect was arrested early today after a manhunt through the streets of Old Quebec.
# quebec
Canadian police find body of man suspected of abducting and killing his six and 11 year-old daughters
The 44-year-old became a wanted man when he disappeared on 8 July.
# Saint-Henri-de-Taillon
Canadian police search for French tourists missing after snowmobile crash
The tourist group crashed through ice while snowmobiling on Tuesday evening.
# quebec
Minister calls for memorial for Irish Famine shipwreck victims after remains found on beach
The remains were from the Carricks ship that left County Sligo in 1847.
# quebec
At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar
12 of the dead were reported in the eastern province’s capital Montreal.
# Education
Poll: Should parents have a say in how much homework their children get?
If the child is stressed by academics, should the parent say when enough is enough?
# Mosque
'A father to everyone': Tributes paid to Quebec shooting victims
Six men died in the attack, which took place during evening prayers at a mosque.
# alexandre bissonnette
Quebec suspect a 27-year-old far-right nationalist who recently 'liked' Facebook page of Trump
Alexandre Bissonnette has been charged with the murders of six people and remains in police custody.
# terrorist shooting
Student and 'supporter of right-wing politics' charged with murder of six at Quebec mosque
The other detained man is being described as a witness.
# quebec
Six people have died after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Canada
The attack occurred just after midnight Irish time.
# Canada
Teenager who robbed shop so he could join Isis sentenced to jail
He has started to renounce radicalism.
# quebec
Seven dead after Canadian plane crash
The crash happened on Canada’s Magdalen Islands.
# Prison Break
Video shows inmates escaping from Canadian prison by helicopter
The men were arrested hours after their great escape.
# quebec
Life in an Inuit village: 'It gets scary very fast'
Umiujaq is a remote village on the shore of Hudson Bay in east Canada – part of a region warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet.
# Tragedy
"Excellent instructor" and four Britons killed in seaplane crash
The plane had been flying on a sightseeing tour.
# quebec
Woman accused of drowning her three children starves to death
She was charged with murdering her children in 2012.
# the great famine
Bones found on Canadian beach came from children on an Irish Famine coffin ship
The three children are believed to have died when a coffin ship was wrecked in 1847.
# quebec
Motorcyclists die after car stops to let ducks cross the road
The driver of the car was found guilty of dangerous driving causing death.
# oh canada
Quebec says 'Non': Separatists who want to leave Canada handed crushing defeat
Quebec has had two referendums on sovereignty. The last such vote, in 1995, narrowly rejected independence.
# Canada
Ten bodies recovered in freezing search of Quebec nursing home fire
Equipment usually used to de-ice ships has been brought in to aid the search for the dozens still missing.
# Canada
Grim search begins for victims of nursing home fire
Around three dozen people remain unaccounted for after the blaze.
# Canada
Thirty people still missing hours after fire at home for the elderly
The fire broke out just after midnight last night local time at the large complex in Quebec in Canada.
# Canada
Owner of derailed train firm that killed 47 in Quebec files for bankruptcy
The company says the “obligations of both companies now exceed the value of their assets”.
# Explosion
20 dead, 30 still unaccounted for in Canada rail tragedy
The railway owner says a lone engineer failed to set brakes properly on the train.
# Explosion
Canada: 40 people still missing in runaway train blast, five bodies found
It took firefighters over 24 hours to extinguish the blaze.
# quebec
Five dead, 40 missing in Canada rail disaster
The accident happened in a Quebec town around 250 kilometers east of Montreal, when an oil-laden cargo train jumped its track created a massive fireball.
# Train Crash
80 missing as train carrying oil derails and explodes in small Canadian town
The accident in the Quebec town, located around 250 kilometers east of Montreal, created a fireball and forced 2,000 people from their homes.
# Canada
Two dead after explosion at fireworks factory
Around 150 firefighters battled the flames to bring them under control.
# Canada
Quebec football federation suspended over turban ban
Last week Brigitte Frot said players who wished to play in a turban could “play in their backyards.”
# whales
PICS: Killer whales trapped in sea ice
About a dozen whales are trapped in a vast stretch of ice in Quebec’s Far North, surfacing in a small opening for air.
# Explosion
Two dead in explosion at Quebec pharmaceutical plant
Officials have not yet confirmed the cause of the explosion in which 19 people were also injured.
# Titanic
In photos: Fancy living it up on Celine Dion's private island?
The singer’s home was clearly also her castle…
# Not dead
Quebec premier says he's not dead after hoax report
Jean Charest joked that he was forced to look in the mirror to make sure he was still there after reports of his death emerged online.
# boo hoo
The honeymoon's over: Kate and William are booed
The British royal couple’s love affair with their Canadian fans hit a rocky patch with hecklers in Quebec…