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# quebec - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Two dead in Halloween attack by sword-wielding suspect dressed in medieval clothing in Quebec
# Canada
# Canada

Two dead in Halloween attack by sword-wielding suspect dressed in medieval clothing in Quebec

Nov 1st 2020, 2:55 PM 30,905 Views 10 Comments

The suspect was arrested early today after a manhunt through the streets of Old Quebec.

# quebec - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Canadian police find body of man suspected of abducting and killing his six and 11 year-old daughters
# Quebec
# Quebec

Canadian police find body of man suspected of abducting and killing his six and 11 year-old daughters

Jul 21st 2020, 7:02 AM 24,197 Views 0 Comments

The 44-year-old became a wanted man when he disappeared on 8 July.

# quebec - Friday 24 January, 2020

Canadian police search for French tourists missing after snowmobile crash
# Saint-Henri-de-Taillon
# Saint-Henri-de-Taillon

Canadian police search for French tourists missing after snowmobile crash

Jan 24th 2020, 8:28 AM 13,632 Views 2 Comments

The tourist group crashed through ice while snowmobiling on Tuesday evening.

# quebec - Monday 10 June, 2019

Minister calls for memorial for Irish Famine shipwreck victims after remains found on beach
# Quebec
# Quebec

Minister calls for memorial for Irish Famine shipwreck victims after remains found on beach

Jun 10th 2019, 10:57 AM 28,193 Views 83 Comments

The remains were from the Carricks ship that left County Sligo in 1847.

# quebec - Thursday 5 July, 2018

At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar
# Quebec
# Quebec

At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar

Jul 5th 2018, 8:06 AM 30,366 Views 21 Comments

12 of the dead were reported in the eastern province’s capital Montreal.

# quebec - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Poll: Should parents have a say in how much homework their children get?
# Education
# Education

Poll: Should parents have a say in how much homework their children get?

May 2nd 2017, 12:45 PM 16,606 Views 59 Comments

If the child is stressed by academics, should the parent say when enough is enough?

# quebec - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

'A father to everyone': Tributes paid to Quebec shooting victims
# Mosque
# Mosque

'A father to everyone': Tributes paid to Quebec shooting victims

Jan 31st 2017, 9:00 AM 10,351 Views 37 Comments

Six men died in the attack, which took place during evening prayers at a mosque.

Quebec suspect a 27-year-old far-right nationalist who recently 'liked' Facebook page of Trump
# Alexandre Bissonnette
# Alexandre Bissonnette

Quebec suspect a 27-year-old far-right nationalist who recently 'liked' Facebook page of Trump

Jan 31st 2017, 8:45 AM 18,046 Views 103 Comments

Alexandre Bissonnette has been charged with the murders of six people and remains in police custody.

# quebec - Monday 30 January, 2017

Student and 'supporter of right-wing politics' charged with murder of six at Quebec mosque
# Terrorist Shooting
# Terrorist Shooting

Student and 'supporter of right-wing politics' charged with murder of six at Quebec mosque

Jan 30th 2017, 11:11 PM 17,630 Views 31 Comments

The other detained man is being described as a witness.

Six people have died after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Canada
# Quebec
# Quebec

Six people have died after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Canada

Jan 30th 2017, 6:44 AM 28,531 Views 96 Comments

The attack occurred just after midnight Irish time.

# quebec - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Teenager who robbed shop so he could join Isis sentenced to jail
# Canada
# Canada

Teenager who robbed shop so he could join Isis sentenced to jail

Apr 6th 2016, 7:02 PM 14,782 Views 19 Comments

He has started to renounce radicalism.

# quebec - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Seven dead after Canadian plane crash
# Quebec
# Quebec

Seven dead after Canadian plane crash

Mar 29th 2016, 11:03 PM 41,122 Views 2 Comments

The crash happened on Canada’s Magdalen Islands.

# quebec - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Video shows inmates escaping from Canadian prison by helicopter
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Video shows inmates escaping from Canadian prison by helicopter

Mar 16th 2016, 2:40 PM 17,173 Views 23 Comments

The men were arrested hours after their great escape.

# quebec - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Life in an Inuit village: 'It gets scary very fast'
# Quebec
# Quebec

Life in an Inuit village: 'It gets scary very fast'

Oct 11th 2015, 7:00 PM 21,607 Views 11 Comments

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.

# quebec - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

"Excellent instructor" and four Britons killed in seaplane crash
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

"Excellent instructor" and four Britons killed in seaplane crash

Aug 25th 2015, 12:10 PM 12,610 Views 4 Comments

The plane had been flying on a sightseeing tour.

# quebec - Friday 16 January, 2015

Woman accused of drowning her three children starves to death
# Quebec
# Quebec

Woman accused of drowning her three children starves to death

Jan 16th 2015, 8:48 PM 37,679 Views 56 Comments

She was charged with murdering her children in 2012.

# quebec - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Bones found on Canadian beach came from children on an Irish Famine coffin ship
# The Great Famine
# The Great Famine

Bones found on Canadian beach came from children on an Irish Famine coffin ship

Dec 31st 2014, 8:00 PM 25,929 Views 41 Comments

The three children are believed to have died when a coffin ship was wrecked in 1847.

# quebec - Friday 20 June, 2014

Motorcyclists die after car stops to let ducks cross the road
# Quebec
# Quebec

Motorcyclists die after car stops to let ducks cross the road

Jun 20th 2014, 5:54 PM 25,069 Views 58 Comments

The driver of the car was found guilty of dangerous driving causing death.

# quebec - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Quebec says 'Non': Separatists who want to leave Canada handed crushing defeat
# Oh Canada
# Oh Canada

Quebec says 'Non': Separatists who want to leave Canada handed crushing defeat

Apr 8th 2014, 2:44 PM 10,361 Views 11 Comments

Quebec has had two referendums on sovereignty. The last such vote, in 1995, narrowly rejected independence.

# quebec - Monday 27 January, 2014

Ten bodies recovered in freezing search of Quebec nursing home fire
# Canada
# Canada

Ten bodies recovered in freezing search of Quebec nursing home fire

Jan 27th 2014, 1:59 PM 8,611 Views 2 Comments

Equipment usually used to de-ice ships has been brought in to aid the search for the dozens still missing.

# quebec - Friday 24 January, 2014

Grim search begins for victims of nursing home fire
# Canada
# Canada

Grim search begins for victims of nursing home fire

Jan 24th 2014, 7:30 PM 8,608 Views 3 Comments

Around three dozen people remain unaccounted for after the blaze.

# quebec - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Thirty people still missing hours after fire at home for the elderly
# Canada
# Canada

Thirty people still missing hours after fire at home for the elderly

Jan 23rd 2014, 10:48 PM 16,698 Views 4 Comments

The fire broke out just after midnight last night local time at the large complex in Quebec in Canada.

# quebec - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Owner of derailed train firm that killed 47 in Quebec files for bankruptcy
# Canada
# Canada

Owner of derailed train firm that killed 47 in Quebec files for bankruptcy

Aug 8th 2013, 8:31 AM 6,585 Views 10 Comments

The company says the “obligations of both companies now exceed the value of their assets”.

# quebec - Thursday 11 July, 2013

20 dead, 30 still unaccounted for in Canada rail tragedy
# Explosion
# Explosion

20 dead, 30 still unaccounted for in Canada rail tragedy

Jul 11th 2013, 10:12 AM 5,395 Views 13 Comments

The railway owner says a lone engineer failed to set brakes properly on the train.

# quebec - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

# quebec - Monday 8 July, 2013

Canada: 40 people still missing in runaway train blast, five bodies found
# Explosion
# Explosion

Canada: 40 people still missing in runaway train blast, five bodies found

Jul 8th 2013, 7:38 AM 7,089 Views 5 Comments

It took firefighters over 24 hours to extinguish the blaze.

# quebec - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Five dead, 40 missing in Canada rail disaster
# Quebec
# Quebec

Five dead, 40 missing in Canada rail disaster

Jul 7th 2013, 6:29 PM 8,802 Views 11 Comments

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.

80 missing as train carrying oil derails and explodes in small Canadian town
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

80 missing as train carrying oil derails and explodes in small Canadian town

Jul 7th 2013, 7:42 AM 10,457 Views 16 Comments

The accident in the Quebec town, located around 250 kilometers east of Montreal, created a fireball and forced 2,000 people from their homes.

# quebec - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Two dead after explosion at fireworks factory
# Canada
# Canada

Two dead after explosion at fireworks factory

Jun 20th 2013, 9:03 PM 5,844 Views 6 Comments

Around 150 firefighters battled the flames to bring them under control.

# quebec - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Quebec football federation suspended over turban ban
# Canada
From The42
# Canada

Quebec football federation suspended over turban ban

Jun 11th 2013, 7:14 PM 1,903 Views 1 Comment

Last week Brigitte Frot said players who wished to play in a turban could “play in their backyards.”

# quebec - Thursday 10 January, 2013

PICS: Killer whales trapped in sea ice
# Whales
# Whales

PICS: Killer whales trapped in sea ice

Jan 10th 2013, 11:17 AM 15,741 Views 45 Comments

About a dozen whales are trapped in a vast stretch of ice in Quebec’s Far North, surfacing in a small opening for air.

# quebec - Friday 9 November, 2012

Two dead in explosion at Quebec pharmaceutical plant
# Explosion
# Explosion

Two dead in explosion at Quebec pharmaceutical plant

Nov 9th 2012, 1:31 PM 4,779 Views 1 Comment

Officials have not yet confirmed the cause of the explosion in which 19 people were also injured.

# quebec - Sunday 19 August, 2012

In photos: Fancy living it up on Celine Dion's private island?
# Titanic
From The Daily Edge
# Titanic

In photos: Fancy living it up on Celine Dion's private island?

Aug 19th 2012, 12:00 PM 11,852 Views 16 Comments

The singer’s home was clearly also her castle…

# quebec - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Quebec premier says he's not dead after hoax report
# Not Dead
From The Daily Edge
# Not Dead

Quebec premier says he's not dead after hoax report

Aug 17th 2011, 12:44 PM 195 Views 0 Comments

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.

# quebec - Sunday 3 July, 2011

The honeymoon's over: Kate and William are booed
# Boo Hoo
From The Daily Edge
# Boo Hoo

The honeymoon's over: Kate and William are booed

Jul 3rd 2011, 5:41 PM 1,412 Views 27 Comments

The British royal couple’s love affair with their Canadian fans hit a rocky patch with hecklers in Quebec…