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New area code for eastern Québec

QUÉBEC, May 23, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Starting in November 2018, the new area code 367 will be introduced in the region currently served by area codes 418 and 581


Quebec leads all provinces on food security

OTTAWA, May 18, 2017 /CNW/ – Quebec gets an “A” and leads all Canadian provinces on household food security, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s first provincial food report


Québec election map contested

MONTRÉAL, May 18, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Earlier today, Me. Julius Grey filed a legal contestation against the Commission de la représentation électorale asking that the court put aside the


Floods and health hazards – Experts remain mobilized and help flood victims – More than a thousand inspections completed

MONTRÉAL, May 18, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – The Prevention section of the Service de sécurité incendie de Montréal (SIM) and the Direction régionale de santé publique de Montréal (DRSP) continue


Pilot project authorizing dogs on site – 2nd summer season – Frontenac, Jacques-Cartier, and Oka national parks

QUÉBEC CITY, May 18, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Sépaq’s pilot project authorizing dogs, under certain conditions, in the Frontenac, Jacques-Cartier, and Oka national parks is entering its second year. We


Message from the President of the Assembly of Québec Catholic Bishops: Floods in Quebec

MONTREAL, May 8, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Open letter of Québec Catholic Bishops: Dear Brothers and Sisters of Québec, Currently together in Rome for the ad limina apostolorum1 visit, we,

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Canadian Red Cross responds to flooding across Canada

OTTAWA, May 8, 2017 /CNW/ – The Red Cross is launching an appeal for financial donations to help Canadian individuals, families and communities affected by flooding in Quebec and several


More Quebec Manufacturers SMEs Hiring and Increasing Their Sales

MONTREAL, May 5, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – STIQ’s 8th annual Baromètre industriel québécois shows that 39% of businesses saw significant employee growth (more than 5%) in 2016, the highest proportion


Quebec floods: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage to Flood Victims

MONTREAL, Quebec, May 5, 2017 /CNW/ — U-Haul Companies of Eastern Quebec and Western Quebec are offering 30 days of free-self storage and U-Box container usage to residents in and


Statement from Olymel regarding the agreement-in-principle with the Syndicat des travailleurs d’Olympia (CSN) at the St-Simon plant

ST-HYACINTHE, QC, May 7, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – The management of Olymel L.P. is satisfied with the decision by members of the Syndicat des travailleurs d’Olympia (CSN), who, in a


An earthquake is coming to Quebec this Spring

An earthquake will tour Quebec this Spring. Insurance Bureau of Canada invites Quebecers to try out its earthquake simulator. MONTREAL, May 3, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – As part of its


125 years of growth – This Friday, iA Financial Group will create a wave of caring

QUEBEC CITY, May 4, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – This Friday, on May 5, more than 2,000 employees of iA Financial Group will take to the streets, schools and charitable organizations


A new mandate for the Québec Ombudsman – Whistleblowers now enjoy reliable, safe, and independent recourse

QUÉBEC CITY, May 1, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – The Act to facilitate the disclosure of wrongdoings relating to public bodies, which comes into force today, makes it possible for anyone


Governments of Canada and Quebec funding three new projects to improve water-related infrastructures in Estrie

STANSTEAD, QC, April 28, 2017 /CNW/ – The governments of Canada and Quebec are safeguarding public health and helping protect the province’s waterways by investing in projects to ensure that