Salim Valji

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Montreal dentist gifts handmade stone statue to Dawson College for Peace Week

On the 11th anniversary of the Dawson College shooting, the creator of the sculpture he calls The Climber hopes his gift to the CEGEP will inspire students to ascend to new heights in their academic and personal lives.

Montreal bereavement camp offers grief counselling for kids

There are 48 Camp Erins throughout North America, including four in Canada. The first Montreal edition takes place this weekend, at the Harry Bronfman Y Country Camp in Huberdeau, Que.

Laval park paved over with no warning for nearby residents

The paving is connected to repair work on two bridges connecting to Île Bigras.

Lac Pilon cottage-dwellers worried after string of break-ins

Sainte-Adèle cottagers are on high alert after a string of break-ins around Lac Pilon over the past three weeks.

Concordia research centre gets $52M funding injection

Renovation of the Richard J. Renaud Science Complex is expected to begin in spring 2018 and take one year.

Comiccon stars gush about being in Montreal for the weekend

This weekend’s star-studded Comiccon lineup has been generating a huge amount of buzz among sci-fi and fantasy fans, and for many invitees the visit to Montreal is serving as a bonus to the fanfare.

Quebec man says he was wrongfully arrested at gunpoint, blames racial profiling

"I just have the picture of the squad cars, the pistols pointed at me stuck in my head," says 20-year-old Malik Smith. He says he was detained for nine hours and then released without an apology.

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