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Still Going Strong: A Review of Mario Jean’s 25th-Anniversary Show

Pic: Mario Jean performs during one of his comedy shows. Photo credit: by Mark Lindenberg On Friday, May 27, at 8 pm in the Salle Albert-Rousseau, I saw Mario


Preliminary hearing set for Oct. 7 in sex assault case of ex-Montreal-area mayor

MONTREAL — A preliminary hearing will be held in October in the sexual assault case of a former Montreal borough mayor. Gilles Deguire is facing charges of sexual assault and

Business International

Former Valeant CEO to receive nearly US$1 million for continued advice

MONTREAL — The former head of the embattled Valeant pharmaceutical company will receive nearly US$1 million this year for continuing to advise the Quebec-based firm. That’s on top of US$9


Anti-gentrification Montrealers rob store of thousands of dollars worth of goods

Co-owner Maxime Tremblay is seen in his grocery store, Monday, May 30, 2016 in Montreal. The shop was attacked by some thirty people moments before closing Saturday night to denounce

Business National

Transcontinental sells all assets in Saskatchewan, lays off 65 employees

MONTREAL — Transcontinental is selling all of its assets in Saskatchewan, including 13 newspapers, and laying off 65 employees in the latest sign of the ongoing troubles that have beset

Business Politics

Quebec to spend $250 million in aerospace sector to diversify industry

LONGUEUIL, Que. — Quebec will give $250 million in direct aid toward expanding and diversifying the province’s aerospace industry, Premier Philippe Couillard announced Monday. Another $260 million will be offered


The Baie de Beauport makes history – A real oasis in Quebec City

Photo: Mr. Robert Dumas, President, Sun Life, Québec, M. Mario Girard, Chief executive officer, Québec Port Authority, M. Régis Labeaume, maire de Québec et M. Philippe Laperrière, directeur général de


Jayson Mtanos Selected to Represent Laval as Nation’s Youth Take the Lead on Canada 150 Celebrations

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Laval, QC – May 26th, 2016 – This June Jayson Mtanos, an 18-year-old student, will join 49 of Canada’s top youth leaders in the Nation’s

Arts & Culture Upcoming Events

FEQ Pop-Up series presented by Sirius XM back for 2016

Press release – for immediate release Québec City, May 26, 2016 – Launched to popular acclaim last year, the FEQ Pop-Up series presented by Sirius XM is back for the

Arts & Culture Upcoming Events

Coeur de Pirate and Fred Pellerin Cartes Blanches FEQ shows announced

Cœur de pirate, 5 December 2013. Photo credit: Clara Palady. Press release – for immediate release COEUR DE PIRATE AND FRED PELLERIN ANNOUNCE THEIR CARTES BLANCHES SHOWS! Québec City, May, 2016

Business News

Quebec milk producers heading to Ottawa by tractor

QUEBEC — Milk farmers from all over Quebec began travelling to Ottawa by tractor on Monday in a protest aimed at getting the federal government to enforce existing rules governing


Fight against radicalization: Quebec introduces new measures

Late last week the Quebec government presented new measures to further its fight against radicalization. Thanks to the information collected by the Centre de Prevention de la radicalisation menant a la

News Politics

Parti Quebecois will vote for a new leader to replace Peladeau on Oct. 7

Parti Quebecois President Raymond Archambault addresses delegates during the party’s general council meeting in Laval, Que., Sunday, February 8, 2015. The Parti Quebecois will announce who will succeed Pierre Karl


Montreal residents pushing for Irish memorial

The “Black Rock” or the “Irish commemorative stone,” is shown in Montreal, Sunday, May 29, 2016. The stone commemorates the deaths of some 6,000 Irish immigrants who died of typhus