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Facing Wave of Refugees, Montreal Opens Up Stadium for Housing

Facing Wave of Refugees, Montreal Opens Up Stadium for Housing

Asylum seekers outside Olympic Stadium in Montreal on Wednesday. The stadium is being used as temporary housing to deal with an influx of refugees crossing from the United States.
A Surge of Migrants Crossing Into Quebec Tests Canada’s Welcome

A Surge of Migrants Crossing Into Quebec Tests Canada’s Welcome

Last week, the Canadian authorities opened a temporary housing center for migrants with 1,050 beds in Olympic Stadium in Montreal.
Tree-Eating Beetles March Northward, Lured by Milder Winters

Tree-Eating Beetles March Northward, Lured by Milder Winters

Dead pitch pines ravaged by the southern pine beetle in the Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge in Shirley, N.Y. Climatologists at Columbia University fear that warmer winters will cause the southern
Tree-Eating Beetles March Northward, Lured by Milder Winters

Tree-Eating Beetles March Northward, Lured by Milder Winters

Dead pitch pines ravaged by the southern pine beetle in the Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge in Shirley, N.Y. Climatologists at Columbia University fear that warmer winters will cause the southern
Uber Says It Will Leave Quebec Rather Than Face New Rules

Uber Says It Will Leave Quebec Rather Than Face New Rules

Last year taxi drivers protested against Uber outside Trudeau International Airport in Montreal.
Uber Says It Will Leave Quebec Rather Than Face New Rules

Uber Says It Will Leave Quebec Rather Than Face New Rules

Last year taxi drivers protested against Uber outside Trudeau International Airport in Montreal.
Wolf Puppies Are Adorable. Then Comes the Call of the Wild.

Wolf Puppies Are Adorable. Then Comes the Call of the Wild.

Wolf pups at Wolf Park, a 65-acre zoo and research facility in Battle Ground, Ind., in July. Though wolves and dogs are extremely similar genetically, their behaviors are very different — and
Quebec Bars People in Face Coverings From Receiving Public Services

Quebec Bars People in Face Coverings From Receiving Public Services

A Muslim woman waiting for a bus in Quebec City on Wednesday. A law passed in Quebec prohibits people wearing face coverings from using public services.
Burqa Bans: Which Countries Outlaw Face Coverings?

Burqa Bans: Which Countries Outlaw Face Coverings?

A protest in Montreal in 2013 against a proposal to outlaw public sector employees from wearing face veils. Quebec enacted a face veil ban on Wednesday.
Canada Welcomed Refugees, but Now Struggles With Backlog

Canada Welcomed Refugees, but Now Struggles With Backlog

Asylum seekers at a processing center at the Canadian border in Quebec in August.
Behind Quebec’s Ban on Face Coverings, a Debate Over Identity

Behind Quebec’s Ban on Face Coverings, a Debate Over Identity

Warda Niali, a Quebec native, at a protest on Sunday against a new law banning face coverings for people using public services in the province.
Op-Ed Contributor: Quebec’s Anti-Muslim Ban on the Veil

Op-Ed Contributor: Quebec’s Anti-Muslim Ban on the Veil

Activists wearing masks and scarves protested a new law that bans face coverings, on a train in Montreal last month.
Montreal Journal: Quebec Tries to Say Au Revoir to ‘Hi,’ and Hello to ‘Bonjour’

Montreal Journal: Quebec Tries to Say Au Revoir to ‘Hi,’ and Hello to ‘Bonjour’

Wilensky’s Light Lunch in Montreal. Quebec’s legislators last week unanimously passed a resolution calling for shopkeepers to stop saying “Bonjour hi” when they greet customers and to say “Bonjour”
Montreal Journal: Quebec Tries to Say Au Revoir to ‘Hi,’ and Hello to ‘Bonjour’

Montreal Journal: Quebec Tries to Say Au Revoir to ‘Hi,’ and Hello to ‘Bonjour’

Wilensky’s Light Lunch in Montreal. Quebec’s legislators last week unanimously passed a resolution calling for shopkeepers to stop saying “Bonjour hi” when they greet customers and to say “Bonjour”
Le Québec Veut Dire Au Revoir à «Hi» et Salut à «Bonjour».

Le Québec Veut Dire Au Revoir à «Hi» et Salut à «Bonjour».

Le restaurant Wilensky’s Light Lunch à Montréal. La semaine dernière, les législateurs du Québec ont adopté à l’unanimité une résolution demandant aux commerçants d’arrêter de dire «Bonjour, hi»
Montreal Journal: Calling Poutine ‘Canadian’ Gives Some in Quebec Indigestion

Montreal Journal: Calling Poutine ‘Canadian’ Gives Some in Quebec Indigestion

“Now that poutine has become an international superstar,” Nicolas Fabien-Ouellet said, “Canadians want to say it is theirs, but it is not.”
Montreal Journal: Calling Poutine ‘Canadian’ Gives Some in Quebec Indigestion

Montreal Journal: Calling Poutine ‘Canadian’ Gives Some in Quebec Indigestion

“Now that poutine has become an international superstar,” Nicolas Fabien-Ouellet said, “Canadians want to say it is theirs, but it is not.”
How We Cook, Eat and Drink: The Canada Letter

How We Cook, Eat and Drink: The Canada Letter

Butter tarts at Don’s Bakery in Barrie, Ontario.
Migrants Fleeing to Canada Learn Even a Liberal Nation Has Limits

Migrants Fleeing to Canada Learn Even a Liberal Nation Has Limits

Marlise Beauville and Marie Nadege, immigrants from Haiti, at a cafe in Montreal.
Migrants Fleeing to Canada Learn Even a Liberal Nation Has Limits

Migrants Fleeing to Canada Learn Even a Liberal Nation Has Limits

Marlise Beauville and Marie Nadege, immigrants from Haiti, at a cafe in Montreal.