Habs fan Mathurin makes memorable entrance

MONTREAL -- Rookie sensation Bennedict Mathurin went viral last Saturday night before even hitting the court at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. The Indiana Pacers' standout was photographed wearing a Canadiens jersey entering the arena ahead of a matchup against the Orlando Magic, and subsequent social media posts received plenty of love on Twitter and Instagram.
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CF Montreal & CanMNT defender Alistair Johnston responds to Celtic links

CF Montreal defender Alistair Johnston has admitted he would take the opportunity to move to Europe amid intensifying Celtic links. It's understood the Scottish champions have come to an agreement with Montreal over the permanent transfer of the Canada international, with only a few small details left to be agreed upon by all parties.
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Montreal to pay $3 million to protestors whose rights were violated by city police

MONTREAL — The City of Montreal will pay more than $3 million to hundreds of protestors whose rights were violated by city police. The settlement will end eight long-running class action lawsuits against the city that allege participants in six protests were illegally arrested or detained by police and were unable to exercise other fundamental rights.
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Montreal Force top Metropolitan Riveters to earn first home win of inaugural season

MONTREAL — Jade Downie-Landry recorded a hat trick and one assist as the Montreal Force defeated the Metropolitan Riveters 5-3 to earn their first home win of their inaugural season on Saturday. Ann-Sophie Bettez, with one goal and one assist, and Brooke Stacey added the others for Montreal (2-1-0)....

No. 14/13 River Hawks Bring Down Dartmouth, 4-3, in OT Thriller

BELFAST, Northern Ireland—Four unanswered goals capped by an overtime one-timer from sophomore Stefan Owens (Midlothian, Va.) help cement the No. 14/13 UMass Lowell men's hockey team's (9-6-0, 5-3-0 Hockey East) 4-3 come-from-behind victory over Dartmouth (1-6-1, 1-3-1 ECAC) Saturday afternoon at the SSE Arena. Owens was one of four...

Review: The Smile Live in Montreal

“We only have one album, but you must like us,” said Thom Yorke to the sold-out crowd in Montreal last night, “because you bought a ticket.” True – but given overheard conversation and the prevalence of Radiohead t-shirts, the excitement of seeing arena musicians in a century-old, just over 2000-capacity theatre was palpable. For my part, I was enthusiastic about hearing from the excellent A Light for Attracting Attention, an album that vacillates between the brooding electronics of “Waving a White Flag”, the textured and noisy “A Hairdryer” and the laid back groove of “The Smoke”.

Montreal Force pounds Riveters 5-3 in home opener

Jade Downie-Landry had a hat-trick and added an assist to lead the Montreal Force a 5-3 win over the Metropolitan Riveters in the Premier Hockey Federation team’s home opener Saturday at the Verdun Auditorium. Downie-Landry, a former standout for the McGill Martlets, scored power-play goal, a short-handed goal and...

Montreal-area company fined $40,000 after blowing snow into protected frog habitat

MONTREAL — Environment and Climate Change Canada says a Montreal-area company has been fined $40,000 for violating a federal law aimed at protecting an endangered frog. The federal environment agency says building material retailer Canac-Marquis Grenier Ltée pleaded guilty Thursday at the Longueuil, Que., courthouse to one count of violating the prohibitions under the Emergency Order for the Protection of the Western Chorus Frog, a violation of the Species at Risk Act.

IRCC finds no fault in Montreal AIDS summit visa debacle

With Canada set to host a major international summit next month, advocates are warning about a possible repeat of issues that prevented some African delegates from attending a conference in Montreal over the summer, leading to allegations that the federal immigration department’s policies are racist. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship...

Alistair Johnston makes sensational claim about Celtic fans

While nothing is official yet, it does feel like Alistair Johnston will end up becoming a Celtic player in the very near future. Josip Juranovic is rumoured to be on his way out of the club after the World Cup and it looks like the Canadian international, who currently plays for CF Montreal in the MLS, is going to be the replacement for the Croatian right-back.

Toronto Star parent company names new CEO

Torstar Corp. says Neil Oliver will become the new chief executive of the Toronto Star newspaper’s parent company. Torstar spokesperson Bob Hepburn confirmed the appointment of the Metroland newspaper group president in an email to The Canadian Press. He adds that the company has “parted ways” with Marina Glogovac,...

Canadiens Nordiques – The rivalry: the arrival of the Stastny changed the game

The documentary series Canadiens Nordiques – The Rivalry will be available on the Vrai platform, starting November 29. As launch approaches, The newspaper publishes an overview of the work with texts published today and tomorrow. The third of eight episodes in the series Canadiens Nordiques – The Rivalry is...