Its members proposed various amendments to Lafontaine's motion: a first, on February 13, to report the vote by ten days "to give time for the expression of the feelings of the country"; a second one, on February 20, declaring that the House had "no authority to entertain any such proposition" since the Governor General had not recommended that the House "make provision for liquidating the claims for Losses incurred by the Rebellions in Lower Canada, during the present session". Returning toward downtown Montreal, the men broke windows on the boarding house where Baldwin and Price resided:324 as well as those of McNamee's Inn,:66 two buildings forming the corner of the Catholic Cemetery street. The editor in chief of The Gazette, James Moir Ferres, published an Extra which contained a report of the incident involving Lord Elgin, and invited the "Anglo-Saxons" of Montreal to attend a mass meeting to be held at 8:00 pm on Place d'Armes. reports 1,279. A committee of the whole House was at that time debating a Bill to Establish a Court having jurisdiction in Appeals and Criminal matters for Lower Canada. Many key leaders of the Rebellions would play focal roles in the development of the political and philosophical foundations for an independent Canada, something achieved on July 1, 1867. Protesters hold up signs during an anti-racist and anti-police brutality demonstration on Sunday, May 31, 2020, in Montreal.  In his book, The Rocket: A Cultural History of Maurice Richard, Benoît Melançon compares Richard to Major League Baseball's Jackie Robinson by stating that both players represented the possibility for their minority groups to succeed in North America. Lafontaine was called in to testify before the jury in the Cyrus Hotel, on Place Jacques Cartier, on August 20 at 10:00 am.  It was around 5:00 pm when he learned of a rumour circulating in town saying that his house was going to be attacked. The Murray-Hill riot, also known as Montreal's night of terror, was the culmination of 16 hours of unrest in Montreal, Quebec during a strike by the Montreal police on 7 October 1969.  Richard was seen as a hero by French Canadians, and almost a sort of a "revenge" against the anglophone establishment. The League in turn forced Richard to retract his statement and discontinue his column. The debates that took place between February 13 and 20 were particularly intense and, in the House, the verbal violence of the representatives soon yielded to physical violence. Though there was public concern this might be a crushing blow to the reform movement, Lafontaine persevered despite the opposition, and would continue in his role developing the tenets of Canadian federalism – peace, order, and good government. The bill was passed by the majority of those sitting in the Legislative Assembly and remained unpopular with most of the population of Canada East and West whose tax money went to rebels.  When the play ended, Richard skated up to Laycoe, who had dropped his stick and gloves in anticipation of a fight, and struck him in the face and shoulders with his stick. Ontario is reporting a rise in the number of new COVID-19 cases after several days of infection numbers below the 800 mark. Their report was presented to the House a week later on May 2. An open letter calls on the governments in Canada to start putting in place the recommendations of multiple reports analyzing the systemic racism in the country. Certain liberal MPPs, including Louis-Joseph Papineau and Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau, opposed the amendment because, according to them, it resulted in the recognition, by the government, of the legality of the military court created by former acting governor John Colborne in order to speedily execute the prisoners of 1839. #polmtl. On March 17, Campbell appeared at the Montreal Forum for the Canadiens' first game after Richard's suspension. George Moffatt was elected chairman and various public men such as Allan MacNab, Prince, Gugy, Macdonald, Molson, Rose and others gave speeches. At around 10:00 pm, some 200 men attacked the residence of Lafontaine,:89 who was at home and without a guard.  Many Québécois regarded the suspension as the English majority further attempting to subjugate the French minority and an attempt to humiliate French Canadians by "excessively punishing their favorite player". :90, An enquiry of the circumstances of Mason's death was opened by coroners Jones and Coursol. :113 The mace was afterwards brought to Allan MacNab who was then at Donegana Hotel.:114. Maurice Richard was the star player for the Montreal Canadiens, and it was common for opponents to provoke him during games. Two Hockey Solitudes in the Rocket: A Cultural History of Maurice Richard (a review of Benoît Melançon. Four of the speakers of the Champs-de-Mars meeting, James Moir Ferres, editor in chief and principal owner of The Montreal Gazette, William Gordon Mack, lawyer and secretary of the British American League, Hugh E. Montgomerie, trader, Augustus Heward, trader and courtier, as well as Alfred Perry, five persons in total, were arrested and charged with arson early in the morning of April 26:783 by the police superintendent William Ermatinger. On the morning of April 27, the authorities informed the population that men who would show up at 6:00 pm in front of the dépôt de l'ordonnance on rue du Bord-de-l'Eau would receive arms. On February 17, the leading Tory MPPs held a public meeting to protest against the measure. On Monday April 30, the governor and his dragoon escort left his suburban residence of Monklands for the Government House, then lodging in the Château Ramezay on rue Notre-Dame in downtown Montreal, to publicly receive, at 3:00 pm, the address of the House of Assembly voted on the 28th. Not long after the attacks on the governor, alarm bells sounded throughout town to alert the population. The members of the Thistle Society met and voted to strike Governor Elgin's name from the list of benefactors. Your blood and race will now be supreme, if true to yourselves. adds 805 new COVID-19 cases, Que. Reporters lined up to see both Campbell and Richard on March 18. Most demonstrators had dispersed by 10 p.m.  Damage was estimated to be $100,000 ($946,099 in 2018 dollars) to the neighborhood and the Forum itself.  The canvas of the painting without the frame was transported to the Donegana Hotel. “I can only denounce the actions of the looters who ransacked the shops and who had nothing to do with this peaceful demonstration.”. Richard retired in 1960 after the Canadiens' fifth consecutive Stanley Cup. Audience Relations, CBC P.O. On Monday morning, Montreal police reported 11 people had been arrested — nine for breaking and entering, one for armed assault and one for mischief. harvnb error: no target: CITEREFBerthelot (, Déposition à l'enquête du coroner sur la mort de William Mason, 20 août 1849, in. It is a type of conduct which cannot be tolerated by any player—star or otherwise. Montréal (französisch [mɔ̃ʁeˈal], englisch [ˌmʌntɹiːˈɒl]) ist eine Millionenstadt in Kanada.Sie liegt im Südwesten der Provinz Québec auf der Île de Montréal, der größten Insel im Hochelaga-Archipel, die vom Sankt-Lorenz-Strom und von Mündungsarmen des Ottawa umflossen wird. During a public meeting on Place du Castor on that night, general Charles Stephen Gore stepped on the hustings and dispersed the crowd by swearing on his honour that the new constables would be disarmed by morning. The brother of the governor, colonel Bruce, was seriously injured by a rock that hit his head;:82 Ermatinger and captain Jones were also injured. records over 1,200 new COVID-19 cases, Sask.  1992 – Demolition of the Babri Masjid, Ayodhya, India.  Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in the Montreal Forum lobby two hours before the game. It just looks like a hurricane came through here,” said employee Lenny Lanteigne, who added that some protesters used guitars to smash other guitars. Over 2000 (mostly Muslims) killed in violence. 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