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Montreal: City in Quebec, Canada
Montreal is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada. Originally founded in 1642 as Ville-Marie, or "City of Mary", it is named after Mount Royal, the triple-peaked hill in the heart of the city. The city is centred on the Island of Montreal, which took its name from the same source as the city, and a few much smaller peripheral islands, the largest of which is Île Bizard. It has a distinct four-season continental climate with warm to hot summers and cold, snowy winters.


Couple kicked off flight for threatening wifi network name

couple kicked off flight for threatening wifi network name
A couple was kicked off a flight after cabin crew traced a threatening wifi hotspot name back to them. The delayed GoJet service, operating as a Delta connection flight, was due to fly from Detroit to..
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Daimler, BMW exiting North American car-sharing market, cutting in Europe

BMW AG and Daimler AG said Wednesday they plan to exit the North American car-sharing market, with the joint venture partners halting operations in Montreal, New York, Seattle, Washington, D.C., and..
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Thierry Henry returns to MLS as Montreal Impact coach

thierry henry returns to mls as montreal impact coach
MONTREAL (AP) — Thierry Henry is returning to Major League Soccer to coach Montreal Impact. Montreal says in a statement the...
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Ambush on mining company convoy kills 37 in Burkina Faso

ambush on mining company convoy kills 37 in burkina faso
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso – Gunmen attacked a convoy near a Canadian mining site in Burkina Faso, killing at least 37 people and wounding 60 others, the regional governor said late Wednesday...
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Lead in some Canadian water worse than US's Flint: report

lead in some canadian water worse than us's flint: report
Hundreds of thousands of Canadians have been unwittingly exposed to high levels of lead in their drinking water, with contamination in several cities consistently higher than they ever were in Flint,..
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Quebec raises legal consumption age for cannabis to 21

quebec raises legal consumption age for cannabis to 21
New law, which goes into effect 1 January, is intended to ‘protect’ teens and their developing brains, said junior health minister The day cannabis was legalized in Canada in 2018 , the line..
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Pedro Martinez thinks of Nationals as Expos, but knows 'it's not their duty' to promote Montreal past

The Hall of Fame pitcher played four seasons with Montreal, winning the NL Cy Young award in 1997. - Published

Trudeau’s victory raises questions over the future of Canada’s right

trudeau’s victory raises questions over the future of canada’s right
Liberal supporters trickled into the party headquarters in downtown Montreal on Monday night, apparently worried that they were about to witness an electoral comeuppance for Canadian prime minister..
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PM Trudeau greets supporters at metro station

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greeted supporters at a subway station in Montreal Tuesday. Trudeau won a second term in Canada's national elections, despite a series of scandals that tarnished his image.. - Published

Obama calls on Canada to reelect Trudeau

obama calls on canada to reelect trudeau
Former President Obama called on Canadian voters to reelect the country's embattled prime minister, Justin TrudeauJustin Pierre James TrudeauThe Hill's Morning Report - Dems to hit gas on impeachment..
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Finally World Series-bound, Washington Nationals put past failures behind them

The Washington Nationals have advanced to the first World Series in their franchise history, an odd and curious past that began in Montreal and landed just south of the Capitol in 2005. - Published

Greta: Grown-ups mock children because world view threatened

greta: grown-ups mock children because world view threatened
TORONTO – Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg said Friday she doesn’t understand why grown-ups and world leaders would mock children and teens for acting on science, responding to jibes about her..
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Climate movement now 'too loud to handle' for Trump and critics, Greta Thunberg says

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg hit back at critics including U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday before she marched in a climate strike in Montreal, saying their mockery of children shows her..
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Thousands of people plan to protest Friday for 'Earth Strike'. Here's what to know

Activists around the world, including Greta Thunberg in Montreal, planned to strike again to with a "General Strike to Save the Planet." - Published

Canada's Justin Trudeau to march with teen climate activist Greta Thunberg

canada's justin trudeau to march with teen climate activist greta thunberg
Ottawa: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced he will take part in a climate action march led by Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg -- as the environment emerges as a key election issue...
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Canada revokes consul position of supporter of Syria's Assad

Canada has revoked its approval of a diplomat in Montreal who is a supporter of Syrian President Bashir al-Assad, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Wednesday.
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Conservatives take lead in Canada election: Polls

conservatives take lead in canada election: polls
MONTREAL: Conservatives led by rookie Andrew Scheer edged into the lead against beleaguered Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals, which shed support to smaller leftist rivals less than a month from..
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U.N. aviation agency head says open to meeting climate activist Greta Thunberg

The secretary general of the U.N. aviation agency said on Friday she is open to meeting with Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg, who will lead a Montreal climate protest next week in part..
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First time in Montreal? Here are 5 things you should do

An increasing number of Americans are visiting Montreal, whose parks and restaurants resemble a slice of Europe in North America. - Published

Rafael Nadal roars to Rogers Cup title in Montreal

rafael nadal roars to rogers cup title in montreal
Rafael Nadal roared to the Rogers Cup title with a straight-sets victory over Daniil Medvedev but has decided to withdraw from Cincinnati. The Spaniard's 6-3 6-0 victory in Montreal marked a..
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Second-seed Thiem advances to Rogers quarterfinals with win over Cilic

second-seed thiem advances to rogers quarterfinals with win over cilic
MONTREAL — Second-seed Dominic Thiem has advanced to the quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup men's tennis tournament with a 7-6 (7), 6-4 win over Marin...
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Williams eases into Montreal third round

Three-time champion Serena Williams beats Elise Mertens in straight sets to reach the third round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal.
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Rogers Cup: Rafael Nadal beats Dan Evans in Montreal, Kyle Edmund also out

British number two Dan Evans pushes Rafael Nadal close before going down in straight sets at the Rogers Cup.
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Andy Murray and Feliciano Lopez win doubles opener at Rogers Cup

andy murray and feliciano lopez win doubles opener at rogers cup
Andy Murray and Feliciano Lopez saved a match point before going on to beat Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot in the first round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal. Murray and Lopez, who took a wildcard to..
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Edmund stays calm to win as Kyrgios argues about courtside towels

Kyle Edmund beats Nick Kyrgios in straight sets at the Rogers Cup in Montreal while Andy Murray wins his doubles opener.
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Dan Evans through to main Rogers Cup draw in Montreal

Dan Evans beats Marcel Granollers to qualify for the main draw at the Rogers Cup in Montreal, but Heather Watson goes out in Toronto.
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Airline asks two strangers to share hotel room with one bed after missing flight

airline asks two strangers to share hotel room with one bed after missing flight
An airline has been asked to apologise after offering two strangers who had missed their flights an overnight stay in a room with a single bed. Elizabeth Coffi Tabu, 71, had been due to return to Paris..
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Canadian groups appeal decision not to stay Quebec ban on religious symbols

Two Canadian civil liberties groups said on Tuesday they filed an appeal in a Montreal court to a Quebec judge's decision not to stay a provincial ban on the wearing of religious symbols by public..
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Pozuelo, Altidore score in Toronto's 2-0 win over Montreal

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Airline group advocates more training for Boeing 737 Max

airline group advocates more training for boeing 737 max
MONTREAL (AP) - A trade group representing hundreds of airlines pushed again for additional training on Boeing's 737 Max plane and for a coordinated effort to ensure the safe return of the aircraft..
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Netherlands and Canada launch pilot project on paperless travel

A pilot project that seeks to enable passengers to fly between the Netherlands and Canada using their mobile phones, instead of passports, was launched at the Montreal airport on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

LEADING OFF: Pujols in St Louis, Judge back, Keuchel debut

LEADING OFF: Albert Pujols back in St. Louis, Aaron Judge returns to Yankees lineup, Dallas Keuchel makes season debut for Braves, Rays get go-ahead to explore playing games in Montreal - Published

The Ex-Rays: Tampa Bay gets OK from MLB to explore Montreal

The Tampa Bay Rays have been given the go-ahead by Major League Baseball to look into playing a split season in Montreal - Published

Rays to explore splitting home games between Tampa and Montreal

Major League Baseball has given the Tampa Bay Rays permission to explore the possibility of playing home games in Montreal. - Published

Canada plans to ban single-use plastics by 2021

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces plans to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021. Speaking at a nature reserve south of Montreal, Trudeau said items to be banned include such as water.. - Published

Ferrari appeal after Sebastian Vettel penalty hands Hamilton win

ferrari appeal after sebastian vettel penalty hands hamilton win
Montreal — Ferrari say they will appeal against the five-second penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix. Five-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton maintained..
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F1: Lewis Hamilton fastest in first practice in Canada

f1: lewis hamilton fastest in first practice in canada
MONTREAL: Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton clocked the best time in a dusty first practice session for the Canada Grand Prix on Friday as Mercedes broke in an upgraded engine. It was business..
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