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Canadian Philippe Langevin lands his 1st slopestyle World Cup medal

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Canadian freestyle skier Philippe Langevin landed on the World Cup podium for the first time in his career as he came away with silver at the slopestyle competition in France on Saturday.

The Mont-Tremblant, Que., resident scored 90.27 on his second run to secure a spot on the podium.

« I can’t believe it, it’s insane, » said Langevin, who’s competing in his second season on the World Cup tour. « I wasn’t expecting this to come so fast, so I’m super stoked.

« I felt really good out there, I was able to do what I had set out to do, so that’s a good sign for upcoming races. The key now will be to recreate that as often as possible and to be as consistent as possible. »

WATCH | Philippe Langevin earns his 1st World Cup medal:

18-year-old Canadian freestyle skier Philippe Langevin wins the silver medal at World Cup event in Font Romeu, France. 2:11

Alexander Hall of the United States took gold with a best-run score of 92.11, while Andri Ragettli of Switzerland was third at 89.06.

You can also catch more freestyle skiing action on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on Road to the Olympic Games, CBC Sports’ weekly show spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world.

WATCH | Alexander Hall claims slopestyle gold in France: 

American freestyle skier wins the World Cup event with best-run score of 92.11. 1:48

Max Moffatt was a personal-best sixth and Etienne Geoffroy-Gagnon 13th to round out the Canadians on the men’s side.

Langevin was making his 10th World Cup start and ninth in slopestyle, dating back to August 2017.

The 18-year-old’s previous best finish was 10th in Stubai, Austria, in November 2018. 

Langevin placed 53rd at the same event in Font Romeu last season.

He was first in the 2017 Nor-Am overall standings as well as the 2017 Canada Cup standings. 

WATCH | Switzerland’s Sarah Hoefflin soars to top of podium:

Swiss freestyle skier wins with a best-run score of 78.52 points. 1:52

In the women’s competition, Megan Oldham finished ninth as the top Canadian. Fellow teammate Kim Lamarre did not start in the final.

Sarah Hoefflin of Switzerland took the top spot with a scored of 78.52, followed by American Eileen Gu at 78.03 and Swiss skier Giulia Tanno at 74.54. 

WATCH | Full event of World Cup slopestyle in Font Romeu:

FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup from Font Romeu, France. 3:02:44



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A stunning Water Lantern Festival is coming to Montreal

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What might just be the most magical night ever is coming up for Montreal this year.

The Water Lantern Festival has announced that it will be gracing Mississauga with thousands of floating lanterns later this year, as part of a celebration that spans the entire world.

According to the festival’s official website, the event is a celebration of life with proceeds going towards charities and non-profit organizations within the area.

“Water Lantern Festival brings together individuals from all ages, backgrounds, and walks of life to join in one emotional and memorable night. At the Water Lantern Festival, we cherish these moments and will do our best to help you have a memorable experience that you’ll never forget as you witness the beauty of thousands of lanterns reflecting upon the water,” the website states.

The festival takes place throughout multiple cities around the world, with the Canadian cities of Quebec, Regina, Vancouver, Hamilton, Calgary, Ottawa, Mississauga, and, of course, Montreal taking part.

For the Calgary event, a date has been confirmed and tickets are already rolling out. Montreal shan’t be far behind, and you can click the Notify Me tab on the event’s site to be kept in the loop.

Expect an evening filled with food trucks, music, lantern designing and finally, a magical launch of the lanterns into the water as the sun goes down.

For our pals over in Calgary, their event includes a floating lantern, a commemorative drawstring bag, a marker, and a wristband. Expect something similar, if not the same, when more details float through about Montreal’s event.

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Euthanasia order on hold for Montreal dog that attacked children

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A pit bull dog that attacked four children and two adults in August 2018 in Montreal North will not be euthanized in the immediate future.

The euthanasia order has been temporarily suspended pending the appeal of a Quebec Superior Court decision.

On Tuesday, Judge Lukasz Granosik rejected a request to halt the euthanasia order issued by the Montreal North borough, which declared the animal a “dangerous dog.”

The City of Montreal has not changed its mind. This is only a delay before it proceeds with euthanizing the dog, a source told the Canadian Press.

Shotta, the one-year-old dog, was in the care of its owner’s acquaintance in August 2018. The dog attacked four children and two adults, causing serious injuries in separate incidents on the same day.

After the attacks, the dog was taken from the home and entrusted to the SPCA.

WATCH: Dog found dead in Angrignon Park

The Road to Home Rescue Support, an American shelter, asked the court if it could take in the dog. Christa Frineau, the dog’s owner, had also asked that Shotta not be euthanized.

Granosik refused to grant the request.

—With files from Global’s Kalina Laframboise

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9 Things To Do In Montreal This Friday, Saturday & Sunday

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Today’s sunny skies have me itching to make weekend plans. I absolutely cannot wait to make the most of this warmer weather. This might be the time to inflate my bike tires and dust off my running shoes…

Whether you want to brush up on your cooking skills, let loose, or fill your stomach with amazing food, there’s an event out there for you. Read on for 9 fun things you can do with friends or a fling this weekend.

TL;DR Read on for 9 fun things you can do in Montreal this weekend.

Let Yourself Go At Dress Up

Where: 185 Avenue Van Horne, Montréal.

When: Friday, March 29, 9:00 p.m.

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