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Bill 99: First Nations affirm sovereignty and territory integrity against Québec secession

WENDAKE, QC, April 20, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – In response to the decision of the Quebec Superior Court to uphold the Act respecting the exercise of the fundamental rights and prerogatives of the Québec


First Nations of Quebec-Labrador affirm opposition to Kinder-Morgan pipeline

WENDAKE, QC, April 14, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – On the eve of a meeting that will bring together premiers of the governments of the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia with Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, on the expansion of


Ubisoft Announces the Creation of Ubisoft Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, April 6, 2018 /CNW/ – Today, Ubisoft announced plans for a new phase in the company’s Canadian expansion into the province of Manitoba. The Ubisoft Winnipeg studio joins a global network of


Over $144 million allocated to improve the quality of life for First Nations and Inuit

QUEBEC CITY, April 6, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – The Government of Quebec has just tabled its 2018-2019 budget, which includes a number of important measures to provide direct assistance to First Nations and Inuit populations and


Lower North Shore and Anticosti Island – Extension of winter accessibility service

QUEBEC CITY, April 6, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ) would like to inform residents of the Lower North Shore and Anticosti Island that the air and road winter


Quebec producers are now members of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association

LONGUEUIL, QC, April 6, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Les Producteurs de bovins du Québec (PBQ) are henceforth officially members of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA). The announcement was made by PBQ Chairman Claude Vielon April 4th and 5th, in Quebec


Caisse de dépôt and FTQ invest 300M$ in Boralex

MONTRÉAL, March 29, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Boralex Inc. (TSX: BLX) (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) announces today the closing of a joint investment of $200 million in the Corporation by way of an unsecured subordinated


Government and Inuit commit to eliminating tuberculosis across Inuit Nunangat by 2030

Active TB cases to be reduced by at least 50% by 2025 OTTAWA, March 23, 2018 /CNW/ – In 2016, the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) among Inuit in Inuit Nunangat was more than


Canadian Association of Journalists: Quebec wrong to demand confidential corruption sources

OTTAWA, March 24, 2018 /CNW/ – A Quebec Superior Court demand that Radio-Canada investigative journalist Marie-Maude Denis reveal confidential sources is wrongheaded and damaging to constitutionally guaranteed press freedom, said the Canadian Association of Journalists.

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Desjardins is installing 200 electric vehicle charging stations in partnership with Hydro-Québec

LÉVIS, QC, March 20, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Desjardins Group has announced the installation of 200 charging stations for electric vehicles in its network of Desjardins caisses. In partnership with


Intergovernmental Task Force on Irregular Migration report on latest progress

OTTAWA, March 16, 2018 /CNW/ – Members of the Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Irregular Migration came together today to report on their respective progress and challenges in addressing irregular migration.


A record-breaking Winter Games for Canadian Paralympic Team

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, March 18, 2018 /CNW/ – With Para nordic skier Mark Arendz representing the Canadian Paralympic Team as flag bearer at the Closing Ceremony, Canada officially concluded a record-breaking nine days of competition with 28 medals

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Moderate Economic Growth On Tap For Quebec Cities in 2018

OTTAWA, March 13, 2018 /CNW/ – Many Quebec cities will see their economic growth slow to around 2 per cent, or below in 2018, according to The Conference Board of


New Commissioner Designate of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

REGINA, March 9, 2018 /CNW/ – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of Brenda Lucki as the new Commissioner Designate of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). This appointment is effective April 16,