Riders of the St-Jerome train line will see extra departures to and from Montreal starting Monday. Four new departures have been added to the Exo schedule. As Global's Tim Sargeant explains, there are no immediate plans to add service on the highly travelled Vaudreuil-Hudson line.
François Senecal looked straight ahead during his brief appearance in a St-Jérôme courtroom on Wednesday. The hearing was scheduled so the prosecution could hand evidence over to Senecal's defence team. The 51-year-old returns to court on March 20. As Global's Olivia O'Malley explains, 13-year-old Océane Boyer's family and friends will say a final farewell to the teen on Friday.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in Saint-Jérôme, Que. on Wednesday, spoke to media about the formation of a new federal cabinet committee, which will co-ordinate the country's ongoing response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Mon, Aug 29: The Coalition Avenir Quebec held its pre-season caucus in Saint-Jérôme and spoke about burkinis and banning people in positions of authority from wearing religious symbols. Global's Raquel Fletcher reports.
Commuters should expect some major service disruptions on three train lines over the long Easter weekend. Users of the Vaudreuil-Hudson, Candiac and St-Jerome lines will have to rely on bus service due to construction on the Vendome pedestrian tunnel. Global's Tim Sargeant has more.
The sentencing hearing for Ugo Fredette began Monday at the Saint-Jérôme courthouse. Fredette was convicted of first-degree murder in the death of his ex-wife, Véronique Barbe and 71-year-old Yvon Lacasse. As Global's Kwabena Oduro explains, Fredette was described by a psychiatrist for the Crown as a narcissist who is unlikely to reform.
At its pre-session caucus in Saint-Jérôme, the Coalition Avenir Quebec spoke about burkinis and banning people in positions of authority from wearing religious symbols. Global's Raquel Fletcher reports.
François Sénécal is facing a first-degree murder charge, in connection with the death of 13-year-old Océane Boyer. The teen's body was found in a ditch on the side of a road in Brownsburg-Chatham on Wednesday. Global's Dan Spector was at the Saint-Jérôme courthouse.