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Former Montreal Canadiens defenceman Markov signs with Russian club Ak Bars Kazan

MOSCOW — Longtime Montreal Canadiens defenceman Andrei Markov has signed with Russian club Ak Bars Kazan. Ak Bars says the 38-year-old Markov has signed a two-year contract to play in


Environmentalists prepared to fight new oil and gas regulations in Quebec

MONTREAL — Opponents of oil and gas development in Quebec say they’re prepared to ramp up their fight amid expectations that the provincial government could release new regulations on resource


Vergne wins race, Di Grassi takes Formula E title in season finale

Sebastien Buemi, of Switzerland, checks the damage to his car as Lucas Di Grassi, left, of Brazil, drives past during the second practice session at the Montreal Formula ePrix electric

Business International

Workers, advocates call for changes to Temporary Foreign Worker program

MONTREAL — Henry Aguirre, a temporary foreign worker from Guatemala, considered himself lucky when he got a job in Quebec as a chicken catcher, rounding up poultry and handing them


Quebec police open homicide investigation after body found in woods

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police have opened a murder investigation after a man’s body was found in a wooded area on Montreal’s South Shore. The driver of an all-terrain vehicle


Canada falls to Argentina in the semifinals of the Pan American Cup

GATINEAU, Que. — Canada will be going for back-to-back bronze medals at the Pan American Cup. Argentina beat the Canadians in straight sets on Saturday in the tournament semifinals. Set


Di Grassi wins e-Prix, passes Buemi for lead in Formula E driver standings

ABT Schaeffler FE02 driver Lucas Di Grassi, of Brazil, sprays champagne on the crowd after winning at the Montreal Formula ePrix electric car race, in Montreal on Saturday, July 29,

News Sports

Former Quebec Nordiques general manager Maurice Filion dies at 85

Maurice Filion, director manager of the Quebec Nordiques, welcomes Mario Brunetta, left, and Jason Lafreniere to the team, in Quebec City on June 4, 1986. Filion died Saturday morning at


Canada beats Dominican Republic to advance to men’s Pan American Cup semifinal

GATINEAU, Que. — Canada has reached the final four at the Pan American Cup. Casey Schouten led the Canadian men’s volleyball team with 16 points en route to a four-set

Arts & Culture

Comedy legend Jim Carrey honoured during Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival

MONTREAL — When Jim Carrey was 17 years old, one of his first out-of-town standup gigs was in Montreal. Decades later, the Canadian comedy legend was back in the city


Formula E championship on the line as electric cars take over city streets

MONTREAL — It’s time to see if all the fuss and bother created by the inaugural Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix electric car race was worth it. The final two races of


Four men found in shipping container in released from detention

MONTREAL — Four men found in a shipping container at the Port of Montreal were granted release from detention on Friday as they await their refugee claim hearings. Canada Border

Arts & Culture

Toronto’s Lilly Singh bringing YouTube act to Just For Laughs stage

Lilly Singh arrives on the red carpet at the 2017 Much Music Video Awards in Toronto on Sunday, June 18, 2017. Singh bills herself as “Superwoman,” but she’s adored by

News Politics

Anticosti Island – no more oil and gas exploration

QUEBEC — The Quebec government has put an end to oil and gas exploration on Anticosti Island. The province’s energy and natural resources department says the decision announced today was