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Governments shouldn’t tell women what to wear and what not to wear: Trudeau

ALMA, Que. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is again wading into the debate on Quebec’s Bill 62, saying it is not a government’s business to tell a woman what to

Business International

Airbus has no plans to buy out CSeries partners, expects tough Boeing fight

Bombardier President and CEO Alain Bellemare, left, shakes hands with Airbus CEO Tom Enders shake hands during a business meeting in Montreal, Friday, October 20, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes.


Judge rules Quebec is within its constitutional rights to establish gun registry

MONTREAL — Quebec’s long-gun registry doesn’t infringe on federal jurisdiction, says a judge who has rejected a motion seeking to see it shelved. The National Firearms Association, in conjunction with


Simple system fuelled Laval corruption, Crown tells Quebec mogul’s trial

LAVAL, Que. — A well-known Quebec construction mogul was involved in a kickback system so simple it is unbelievable it wasn’t discovered sooner, the Crown told the opening of his

Arts & Culture Food & Drink

Quebec City’s Battuto takes the No. 1 spot on Canada’s Best New Restaurants list

TORONTO — A 20-seat Italian diner in Quebec City has taken the top spot on the Canada’s Best New Restaurants list. Battuto is this year’s highlight on the list compiled


Quebec education minister says sex-ed should be mandatory in all schools

QUEBEC — Sex education in schools is more important then ever, particularly in light of the recent sexual harassment allegations rocking Quebec’s cultural industries, the province’s education minister said Thursday.

Arts & Culture

Updated: Ex-Just For Laughs president Gilbert Rozon facing sexual misconduct allegations

MONTREAL — Gilbert Rozon, the founder of the Just For Laughs comedy festival, is facing allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault from at least nine women who came forward


Bombardier rail division president unfazed by global challenges it faces

Bombardier’s rolling stock transportation president Laurent Troger poses for a photo at the companies offices Thursday October 19, 2017 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld. MONTREAL — None of the

News Politics

Trudeau says it’s not up to federal government to challenge Quebec veil-ban law

ROBERVAL, Que. — It’s not Ottawa’s role to challenge a new Quebec law that forbids people from receiving government services with their faces covered, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday

National Politics

Updated: Ontario politicians condemn Quebec law obliging citizens to uncover their faces

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne speaks at the closing news conference at the First Ministers meeting in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct.3, 2017. Ontario politicians took the unusual step Thursday of using

Business News

Quebecer wants to sue Sunwing over ‘champagne service’ that served sparkling wine

MONTREAL — A Quebec man who was allegedly served sparkling wine instead of champagne on a flight is seeking permission to launch a class action against the airline, his lawyer


Trudeau campaigns with candidate in Quebec ahead of federal byelection

Marie-Paule Savard, 101, shakes hands with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a seniors’ home in Roberval, Que., on Thursday, October 19, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Francis Vachon. ROBERVAL, Que. — Prime


Montreal Canadiens lose again as Adrian Kempe registers first career hat trick

Montreal Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber, right, reaches for the puck along with Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Oct.

Arts & Culture International

Quebec father-son duo hope to rise to the occasion in international bake-off

Laurent Agliata and his son Damien Agliata, shown in a handout photo, will represent Canada at the World of Bread contest from Oct. 22 to 24 in Nantes, France. The