Montreal snowfall brings slippery conditions, power outages

Montreal snowfall brings slippery conditions, power outages

Montrealers can expect some slippery driving conditions Tuesday due to late-season snowfall bringing heavy, wet snow to the city. According to Environment Canada, a major weather system from the east coast of the US is bringing 10 cm of snow to the Greater Montreal area, with temperatures hovering near freezing. “Visibilities will be significantly reduced … Read more

Flood warning in effect for Quebec City; Montreal in for some snow

Flood warning in effect for Quebec City;  Montreal in for some snow

A storm surge warning is in effect for the Quebec City area as rising waters make for possible floods in the area. Strong winds are expected, caused by a low-pressure system from the Eastern American seabord. High waves could also result in shoreline erosion in vulnerable areas. About five centimeters of snow are expected to … Read more

Blast of winter weather expected Monday for London-Middlesex region

Blast of winter weather expected Monday for London-Middlesex region

It might be spring and the tulips are trying to bloom, but winter isn’t done with the London region just yet. According to Environment Canada, there is currently a winter weather travel advisory in effect for London – Parkhill – Eastern Middlesex County and Strathroy – Komoka – Western Middlesex County. The forecast is calling … Read more

Man, 46, fatally shot at busy Montreal corner; many witnesses, few details yet

Man, 46, fatally shot at busy Montreal corner;  many witnesses, few details yet

A 46-year-old man has become Montreal’s seventh homicide victim of 2022 after being shot just before 11 pm Saturday night, police say. The shooting happened at the corner of St. Laurent Blvd. and Jean-Talon St. at 10:55 pm, said a police spokesperson. The man’s death was confirmed later by doctors after he was taken to … Read more

Thwarted Tennessee kidnapping shows that viral hand signal, popularized in Quebec, is saving lives

Thwarted Tennessee kidnapping shows that viral hand signal, popularized in Quebec, is saving lives

A young Tennessee woman managed to escape this week from a kidnapping using a hand signal that was popularized on TikTok — at least the second time the signal has been used to flee a life-threatening situation. The fact that both the woman and the passerby knew the hand sign, in both cases, gives the … Read more