Recent events

Recent events

December 15, Montreal, Canada. Around one hundred Syrians, supporters and Amnesty International representatives protested against Russian bombings in Aleppo in front of the Russian Consulate in Montreal, Quebec.
December 5, 2016. A Portrait of Fidel Castro sits on a Santiago de Cuba shop window a day after the ashes were laid to rest in the local Santa Ifigenia cemetery.
December 4, 2016. Fidel Castro's ashes arrive at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery in Santiago de Cuba.
December 4, 2016. Fidel Castro's ashes arrive at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery in Santiago de Cuba.
Montreal, Canada, 14th August 2016. Mayor Denis Coderre and Justin Trudeau attend the Montreal Gay Pride Parade, the latter being the first Canadian Prime Minister to attend the event.
February 12, 2016. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon meets Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre
Thousands attended the funeral of Celine Dion's husband and manager, Rene Angelil, in Montreal, Canada on January 22, 2016. The internationally acclaimed singer was surrounded by her family and friends during the ceremony at Notre-Dame Basilica. Celine Dion's husband and manager died of throat cancer on January 14, at age 73.
People of Montreal, Canada followed in the annual tradition of New York City's Improv Everywhere troupe on January 10, 2016 when they took to Montreal's trains for their own rendition of the No Pants Subway Ride. Similar events were seen in New York City, London, and Madrid.
14 beams of light were lit on Mont Royal on December 6, 2015 in Montreal, to commemorate the 14 women killed in 1989 during the École Polytechnique massacre.
Up to 5,000 people participated in a silent march through the streets of Montreal on November 15, 2015, days after a string of terror attacks across Paris killed at least 129 people and injured hundreds more. Montreal mayor Denis Coderre and Catherine Feuillet, the French consul in Montreal, spoke of the city's solidarity with the French capital before the crowd sang the French national anthem, La Marseillaise.
November 8, 2015. The Romanian community gathered in Place de la Roumanie in Montreal to commemorate the young people who died in the fire at the Bucharest Colectiv Club.
October 31, 2015. Thousands marked Halloween in Montreal by taking part in the annual Zombie March.
Lunar eclipse and a blood moon seen over the Saint Joseph Oratory in Montreal.
Members of Montreal's Iranian community staged a protest against the Iranian regime outside the screening of Majid Majidi's Muhammad at Montreal's Festival des Films du Monde on August 26, 2015.
A Spanish group called the Castellers de la Vila de Gracia formed a human tower at the Montreal Completement Cirque festival on July 6 2015.