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Alex Galchenyuk scores in OT, Carey Price makes 26 saves as Canadiens beat Blue Jackets

Montreal Canadiens’ Shea Weber, right, and Brendan Gallagher, left, hug teammate Alex Galchenyuk after scoring the game-winning goal during overtime period NHL hockey action against the Columbus Blue Jackets, in


QMJHL Roundup: Huskies move into 2nd place with win over Voltigeurs

ROUYN NORANDA, Que. — Alexandre Fortin scored a hat trick to lead the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies to their fifth straight win, 5-2 over the Drummondville Voltigeurs in Quebec Major Junior Hockey


Canadiens acquire Brandon Davidson, send David Desharnais to Oilers

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens and Edmonton Oilers have made a deal on the eve of the NHL trade deadline. Montreal has acquired defenceman Brandon Davidson in exchange for forward


Alouettes Green confident he won’t miss a step after missing nearly a full season

MONTREAL — Receiver S.J. Green is confident he will not miss a step when he returns to the Montreal Alouettes after missing nearly all of last season with a knee


Quebec archbishop upset at withdrawal of crucifix from hospital

QUEBEC — The Archbishop of Quebec is expressing disappointment at a hospital’s decision to withdraw the crucifix from its premises. The Hopital du Saint-Sacrement in Quebec City says it removed


With core intact, Impact look to go farther than East final in 2017

Montreal Impact forward Didier Drogba calls a play during a practice, Tuesday, November 15, 2016 in Montreal. Other than the departure of star striker Didier Drogba, there were not a


MLS: Montreal Impact sign former TFC defender Daniel Lovitz

Philadelphia Union’s Keegan Rosenberry, left, clears from Toronto FC’s Daniel Lovitz during second half MLS action, in Toronto on September 24, 2016. The Montreal Impact have signed former Toronto FC


War between promoters triggered police crackdown on amateur combat: promoter

MONTREAL — A tit-for-tat battle among promoters has devolved into a Montreal police crackdown on all amateur tournaments related to kick-boxing, MMA, jiu-jitsu and muay thai, say people connected with


Quebec adopts law to force government lawyers and notaries back to work

QUEBEC — The Quebec national assembly has adopted legislation to force striking government lawyers and notaries back to work. The bill passed in the legislature today after a lengthy debate.


Fed Libs say no to would-be candidate in Montreal byelection

MONTREAL — The federal Liberals are putting the kibosh on a bid by a Montreal borough mayor to seek the party nomination in a byelection. Alan DeSousa is hoping to


Valeant Pharmaceuticals shares fall as it lowers guidance for 2017

MONTREAL — Shares in Valeant Pharmaceuticals tumbled Tuesday after the drugmaker warned revenues and profits will drop more than analysts had anticipated for this year. The company’s stock fell 9.5

Arts & Culture

Government of Canada Invests $280,000 in Festival d’Ete de Quebec

The Festival receives $280,000 for celebrations to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation and for artistic activities. QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – Feb. 27, 2017) – The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister

Business International

Valeant Q4 loss loss grows, sales fall 13% but adjusted earnings above estimates

LAVAL, Que. — Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc (TSX:VRX) says its fourth quarter loss grew to US$515 million as the drug company’s revenue fell 13 per cent compared with the same


Two bodies found in Gatineau, Que., apartment. Boy, 3, found unharmed

GATINEAU, Que. — Police in Gatineau, Que., are investigating the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in an apartment on Monday. The bodies of a man and a