Stephen Smith is a journalist with CBC Montreal.
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Gentrification puts pressure on Saint-Henri schools to adapt to new social mix
Community organizations say middle-class families have higher expectations and are putting new pressures on the historically working-class neighbourhood’s schools to provide the kinds of programs and activities they expect for their children.
Gilbert Rozon allegations leave Just For Laughs at mercy of government, private sponsors
The allegations of harassment and sexual assault facing Just For Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon put Montreal's legendary international comedy festival in a vulnerable position, experts say.
Montreal actress Erika Rosenbaum says Harvey Weinstein harassed, assaulted her
Montreal actress Erika Rosenbaum is adding her voice to those accusing Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and assault.
Bombardier calls 220% U.S. duty on CSeries 'absurd,' says real fight now begins
A preliminary decision by the U.S. Department of Commerce to impose a duty of almost 220 per cent on sales of Bombardier’s CSeries aircraft met with swift criticism from Quebec's government.
'What's happening in Quebec City?': Car belonging to head of mosque torched
A car belonging to the head of a Quebec City mosque was torched around 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 6 outside Mohamed Labidi's home.
Quebec man fights back after dealer remotely disables car over $200 fee
A Quebec man is back on the road after a dealership remotely disabled his vehicle over his refusal to pay an extra $200 fee to remove the device used to immobilize it - something consumer advocates say may have broken the law.
Dieppe: 584 Fusiliers Mont-Royal went in, 125 got out
For the 584 mainly French-Canadian soldiers of the Fusiliers Mont-Royal, Dieppe was something of a homecoming given the French port's historical ties to Quebec. The events of Aug. 19, 1942, however, would forever alter the town's significance to Canadian history, and the men of the FMR.
RCMP says it has intercepted 3,800 asylum seekers crossing illegally into Quebec since Aug. 1
To accommodate the growing number of migrants crossing into Quebec, federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau and Quebec Immigration Minister Kathleen Weil have announced new measures for housing and security.
Playing action video games may be bad for your brain, study finds
Playing first-person shooter video games could put certain users at greater risk of developing neuropsychiatric illnesses such as depression and Alzheimer's disease, Montreal researchers concluded after a new study.
Surge in asylum seekers coming to Canada nothing new, community groups say
The reasons for a sudden surge in the number of people crossing into Quebec illegally may be something of a mystery, but community groups in Montreal say one thing is for sure — the phenomenon is nothing new.