Latest Quebec News

Federal appeals court hears case of hidden murals

Jan. 27, 2023 18:16 PM EST

Associated Press (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York is considering whether a law school in Vermont modified a pair of large murals when it concealed them behind a wall of panels against the artist's wishes after they were considered by some in the school community to be racially...

Scattered by war, Ukrainian preteens head to hockey tourney

Jan. 26, 2023 07:20 AM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Sean Bérubé said he thought it was a joke when he was first asked to help assemble a team of Ukrainian preteen refugees, displaced by war and spread out across Europe, to play in a renowned Quebec City hockey tournament. Bérubé, a businessman from the Quebec...

At least 1 worker missing after propane explosion in Quebec

Jan. 12, 2023 17:07 PM EST

SAINT-ROCH-DE-L’ACHIGAN, Quebec (AP) — An explosion hit a propone facility in Quebec on Thursday, and at least one worker is missing, municipal officials said. Quebec provincial police said evacuations were underway in St-Roch-de-l’Achigan, a town about 50 kilometers (30 miles)...

Jones gets 27th career shutout, Kraken beat Canadiens 4-0

Jan. 09, 2023 23:51 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Vince Dunn and Eeli Tolvanen each had a goal and an assist, Martin Jones stopped 21 shots for his second shutout of the season as the Seattle Kraken beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-0 on Monday night for their fifth straight win. Daniel Sprong and Matty Beniers also...

Power plants fined $39M for coming up short on Christmas Eve

Jan. 09, 2023 20:30 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — As New Englanders celebrated Christmas Eve, the power grid operator came closer to ordering rolling blackouts than it had in more than four years as several power plants failed to deliver on reserve capacity. ISO New England imposed penalties of roughly $39...

Winter storm cancels flights, closes schools in Canada

Dec. 23, 2022 13:45 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — A major winter storm hitting Ontario and Quebec on Friday caused widespread flight cancellations and school closures, and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of customers on Friday, with an Environment Canada meteorologist warning of a possible once-in-a-decade weather...

A ravaged Quebec coast fights climate change by retreating

Dec. 20, 2022 11:29 AM EST

PERCE, Quebec (AP) — Against the ravaging seas, Quebec's coastal communities have learned through bitter experience that the way to advance against climate change is to retreat. Over the past decade, civilization has been pulled back from the water's edge where possible along the...

Red swings art exhibit visits Fayetteville

Dec. 19, 2022 00:04 AM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The red two-seater swings shaped like small houses in Downtown Fayetteville that visitors may have noticed are part of a world-tour art exhibit. The Cool Spring Downtown District and the Arts Council of Fayetteville-Cumberland County, brought a...

Vatican cardinal sues for defamation in Quebec assault claim

Dec. 13, 2022 13:59 PM EST

ROME (AP) — A Vatican cardinal sued a Canadian woman for defamation in a Canadian court on Tuesday after she accused him of sexual assault while he was archbishop of Quebec. Cardinal Marc Ouellet, head of the Vatican’s bishops’ office, is seeking 100,000 Canadian dollars...

UN summit: Don't repeat mistakes on nature, scientists warn

Dec. 07, 2022 05:31 AM EST

MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) — Scientists around the world are warning governments who will be gathering in Montreal this week for the United Nations biodiversity summit to not repeat past mistakes and are urging officials to “avoid trade-offs” between people and conservation needs in a report Monday....