The heat-related death toll in the Canadian province of
Quebec rises to 70, with 34 of those occurring in Montreal.
Health authorities say up to 70 people may have died in Quebec as a result of heat-related complications since the beginning of an early July heat wave that saw temperatures climb to more than 40 C with the humidex.
2017-05-7 A state of emergency is declared in Montreal, Canada as 1,200 Canadian Forces personnel are deployed in the province of Quebec to help with rising floodwaters. 146 communities are affected and more than 1,500 residents have been evacuated from their homes. Context: Canada, Montreal, Quebec
2018-06-8 Leaders from the Group of Seven meet in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada to discuss issues facing their countries, including trade between the United States and European Union. Context: Canada, Quebec
2018-02-19 An attacker stabs three people at a Tim Hortons in Montreal, Canada. Context: Canada, Montreal
2017-03-1 Scientists announce the finding of microfossils up to almost 4.3 billion years old, within rocks from the Hudson Bay shoreline in northern Quebec, Canada, that may represent the oldest-known evidence of life on Earth. Context: Canada, Quebec
2016-03-29 Seven people die in a plane crash on the Magdalen Islands in the Canadian province of Quebec. Former minister Jean Lapierre was one of the people on board the plane. Context: Canada, Quebec