Angelica Montgomery

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Angelica Montgomery is a journalist in Quebec City for CBC News.

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With legalization approaching, training material for Quebec cannabis stores isn't finished

Quebec's new cannabis agency has yet to finish the final details of its training materials for employees, despite the fact it hopes to open about 20 retail stores across Quebec in just over a month.

Q&A: 'Reluctant author' uses children's books to preserve Mi'kmaw language

Michael James Isaac says his experience growing up in Listuguj, a Mi'kmaw community in Quebec's Gaspé region, inspired his stories.

Quebec provincial police could join Mali peacekeeping mission

A contingent of officers from the Sûreté du Québec could soon be heading to the West African country of Mali as part of Canada’s peacekeeping efforts.

Archeologists dig up more than 350 years of history near Quebec City

More than 50,000 artifacts have been discovered on the grounds of a former Catholic church in L’Ancienne-Lorette, Que., just west of Quebec City, with some dating back more than three centuries.

Scooter users in limbo as Quebec ponders whether they are cyclists, pedestrians, or neither

After spending two years studying how mobility scooters are used on Quebec roads, the provincial government says it needs more time to analyse the issue.

People in La Tuque, Que., fill tubs, stockpile bottled water as town turns off taps for 48 hours

The municipality will shut off water to 5,000 homes and businesses for two days beginning at midnight for critical repairs to its water main system.

Sweeping changes on the way for Quebec City's winter carnival

The Carnaval de Québec — the world's largest winter festival — will take on a whole new look in 2019, with a new consultant, the man behind the ultra-successful Festival d'été de Québec, announcing he'll scrap some of the signature events.

Fire destroys CEGEP student residence building in Gaspé

A fire in a student residence building at the CEGEP de la Gaspésie et des Îles's Gaspé campus was still burning Wednesday afternoon, hours after it began — forcing the evacuation of 280 students and shutting down the entire campus.

Paying homeless people to answer survey risks sullying data, community worker says

The director of a street newspaper in the Eastern Townships is slamming the co-ordinators of a survey of the country's homeless population for paying street people a nominal fee for their participation.

Cruise ship cancellations deal economic blow to Gaspé, Sept-Îles

Another spate of cruise ship stops to Quebec’s east coast have been cancelled despite efforts from Quebec tourist operators to soften their concerns over a nautical speed limit meant to protect the right whale.

What to expect in Quebec's pre-election budget: Help for families, small businesses

Flush with cash, Quebec's Liberal government will try to use its last budget before the provincial election to win over voters while keeping its fiscal house in order. Here's a breakdown of what to expect.

Quebec lawmakers waver on anti-pit bull legislation

Quebec’s main political parties are approaching a proposed province-wide ban on pit bull-like dogs with great caution, despite chomping at the bit two years ago to pass a ban as quickly as possible.

Another fight brews over tougher, Quebec-wide pit bull ban

Three months after Montreal suspended its ban on pit bull-like dogs, the Quebec National Assembly is forging ahead with a more aggressive ban would will apply to every part of the province and will be much more difficult to remove.
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Is Quebec's health minister making the Liberals sick?

With a little more than six months to go before the next election, there’s a growing sense that Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette may be his party’s undoing.

Parents of murdered children call for more help from Quebec victims of crime fund

Parents of murder victims say they're left traumatized by their children's death but get a limited number of free counselling sessions. Many can't afford to attend the trial of their child's accused killer. 'I've seen parents sleep in their cars,' one advocate says.