From a fiery accident on Highway 40 that left one man dead to blacksmiths fighting to keep their trade alive, here are the top 5 stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:
Supporting our Olympians
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“He was a father who was very close to his children.”
Just days after a fiery accident on Highway 40, Danielle Chartré remembers her husband, Gilbert Prince, who was killed in the fatal crash.
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The iron age
“I feel like home, it’s my place. I’m taking care. I love it.”
Tucked away under the Bonaventure is a heritage building where Mathieu Colette, a blacksmith, is trying to keep the iron age alive.
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“There’s smoke billowing in the air, it’s like the apocalypse. The sky is black.”
A tanker truck caught fire and exploded on the Metrolpolitan near Lejeunesse Street, killing at least one person and shutting down the highway in both directions.
“Tadoussac is one of the best places in the world for whale watching.”
Every year, as many as 200,000 people visit Tadoussac, Que. for whale watching.