The Allan Memorial Institute of Psychiatry on Pine Ave.
Montreal Gazette file photo
In Case You Missed It (#ICYMI) highlights some of today’s local, national and international news.After weeks of sympathizing with his plight to save SNC-Lavalin from the potential penalties of criminal prosecution, Quebec’s pundit classes have now concluded that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau crossed the line in his dealings with former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould. Here’s a roundup of those views.Read more:How Quebec is reacting to Jody Wilson-Raybould’s bombshell — ‘Nobody is a friend of Trudeau.’***After getting the day off practice in Newark on Thursday, Canadiens goalie Carey Price was announced as the starting goalie Friday against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden and coach Claude Julien didn’t rule out the possibility of his playing again Saturday when the Pittsburgh Penguins visit the Bell Centre.Read more from Stu Cowan:Carey Price will start against the New York Rangers on Friday night.Prepare to wait. That’s the message traffic and transit planners had Thursday for the 18,000 public transit users who will be inconvenienced by work on the new Réseau express métropolitain between the years 2020 and 2023.Read more from Jason Magder:Mitigation measures announced for closure of Mount Royal Tunnel next year.***On Feb. 13, Alison Steel, Marilyn Rappaport and roughly 40 other family members of patients who were treated by Dr. Donald Ewen Cameron at McGill University’s Allan Memorial Institute filed a legal action in Quebec Superior Court demanding payment of $1 million per family — $850,000 for physical and emotional damages, and $150,000 in punitive damages — from the Royal Victoria Hospital, the McGill University Health Centre and the Federal Government of Canada. The legal action states that Cameron’s research was funded in part by four grants from the Canadian Department of National Health and Welfare between 1948 and 1964, totalling $162,206, which would be equivalent to $1,696,350 in today’s dollars.Read more from René Bruemmer:Families of Allan Memorial ‘guinea pigs’ name McGill, Royal Vic in lawsuit.***The proof that Adele Sorella killed her daughters, and intended to do so, is in the lies she told her family before and after the children died. That is part of the Crown’s summary of the long trial that is now in the hands of a jury at the Laval courthouse. The jury ended its first full day of deliberation on Thursday without reaching a verdict on the five options Superior Court Justice Sophie Bourque left them with when she provided her final instructions on Wednesday.Read more:Adele Sorella jury ends first full day of deliberation with no verdict.***For a guy facing a possible class-action lawsuit, Olivier Primeau was in remarkably good spirits Thursday afternoon. Tickets for his new Metro Metro hip-hop music festival went on sale last week. Within days the event came under fire for exorbitant surcharges and taxes that made the advertised $170 two-day pass come out to a total of $216. The fees were rejigged over the weekend, with pass prices adjusted to $190, adding up to $218.50 after taxes. The good news is that passes to the inaugural edition of his festival — which brings some of the biggest names in hip hop to the Olympic Stadium’s Sun Life Esplanade on May 18 and 19 — are selling like hotcakes.Read more from T’Cha Dunlevy:Weekend passes for Metro Metro fest selling like hotcakes.