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Raytheon shared unique video of Griffin missile tests – Defence Blog

On Thursday, Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, shared a video of Griffin missile weapon tests. Video posted on Twitter on Fer. 13 appears to show the test of Griffin low-cost modular system, that can be launched from the ground or air as a rocket-powered missile or dropped from the air as …

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Hold on to your parka, Montreal. Up to 50 cm of snow is on the way

Environment Canada has updated its winter storm warning for the Montreal area, raising the maximum possible precipitation to 50 centimetres by Friday evening. That’s more than the 45 cm max in its earlier warning, issued Thursday morning. As snow was falling, the updated late-afternoon warning predicted that “a total of 30 to 50 centimetres of …

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Confidence and creativity driving Canadiens’ power play | HI/O Show

On this week’s show, our panelists — CBC Daybreak Montreal’s Jessica Rusnak, Julian McKenzie of CTV Montreal and Habs Eyes On the Prize, and comedian Joey Elias — along with host Adam Susser talk about the Canadiens’ resurgence with the man-advantage and the Habs’ struggles against the NHL’s bottom-feeders. They also weigh in on these topics: Rookies getting opportunities to …

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U.S. Navy christens newest aircraft carrier – Defence Blog

The U.S. Navy has christened its newest Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier, USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), during a ceremony on Saturday, December. 6, at the Newport News Shipbuilding. John F. Kennedy is the second aircraft carrier of the Gerald R. Ford class, slated to replace USS Nimitz (CVN 68), when that ship is …

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Early winter has Old Brewery Mission opening overflow shelter a month sooner

An overflow shelter for the homeless set to open for the winter Monday night on the site of the former Royal Victoria Hospital will have 150 beds – up from 82 last year. And because winter came early, the shelter is opening a month earlier than last year. It will remain open through April.Last winter, …

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#ICYMI: Montreal’s budget, property taxes and SNC-Lavalin testimony

What a Monday it’s been! Mayor Valérie Plante presented Montreal’s budget for 2020. It envisions $6.17 billion of spending partially financed by a 2.1 per cent hike in residential property taxes. Plante said the budget is geared to her administration’s four priorities: mobility, ecological transition, housing and economic development. Spending highlights include the acquisition of …

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