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Place D'Armes receives native American name to celebrate National Aboriginal Day

MONTREAL – The sound of drums resounded throughout Place D’Armes Tuesday afternoon as Montrealers celebrated the 20-year anniversary of National Aboriginal Day.

Colourful clothing and large pieces of art were proudly displayed by the Aboriginal community, accompanied by traditional music and chanting. 139 more words


En français: Montreal schools celebrate Québécois culture

MONTREAL – The 2016 French for the Future forum was held Friday at Westmount High School.

About 500 students from 10 Montreal high schools and three school boards came together to celebrate bilingualism and… 55 more words


The city lights up for the Montréal en Lumière festival

MONTREAL – Fashion, music, art, food, theatre and parties – everything you love about Montreal is amped-up and on display for the 17th edition of the Montréal en Lumière festival. 131 more words


Muslims wish religious freedoms weren't an election issue

MONTREAL — Marwa Abozed is very concerned about what she fears is a culture of growing intolerance towards Muslims.

“We are very sorry for this,” she said, in reference to an alleged attack against a pregnant Muslim woman when her hijab – or head scarf – was pulled off by two adolescents. 237 more words