Ex-minister among seven killed in Quebec plane crash amid wind alert

Mar 30, 2016

Ex-minister among seven killed in Quebec plane crash amid wind alert

A small plane crashed Tuesday off an island in eastern Quebec, killing seven people, Quebec provincial police said. Among those killed was former federal Cabinet minister and political commentator Jean Lapierre. Other members of his family were also believed to be among the victims. ...

Mar 6, 2015

Envelopes with white powder found at Canadian Cabinet offices

Authorities in Quebec launched an investigation after envelopes containing a suspicious white powder were found Thursday in the district offices of four Conservative Canadian Cabinet ministers. A government official later said the powder sent to one of the ministers has been deemed harmless. It ...

Montreal mayor held in graft probe

Jun 19, 2013

Montreal mayor held in graft probe

The mayor of Canada’s second-largest city was arrested Monday, along with two former city councilors, and faces fraud and corruption charges linked to alleged mafia extortion. Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum was picked up by police at his home in the early morning hours and ...