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Over the weekend, Montreal residents elected the first woman mayor of that city.

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A U.S. bankruptcy trustee says a settlement fund for victims of an oil train disaster in Canada remains on track, and payments will be made next month.

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A plan by the city of Montreal to release raw sewage into the St. Lawrence River is raising concerns south of the border in New York.  U.S. Senator Charles Schumer recently joined the debate, asking the State Department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to stop the city’s plan.

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Senator Charles Schumer wants federal agencies to work with Canadian officials to stop the city of Montreal's plan to dump of raw sewage into the St. Lawrence River.  But a former Congressman says the U.S has no jurisdiction in the issue.

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Senator Charles Schumer is asking United States environmental regulators to work with Canadian officials to stop the city of Montreal's plan to dump 2 billion liters of raw sewage into the St. Lawrence River.

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A delegation from the Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce met with the mayor of Montreal this week to discuss areas of common interest and potential cross-border collaborations between Canada’s second-largest city and the North Country.