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Marches to take place as Quebec construction strike enters Day 2

MONTREAL — Various marches will take place across Quebec in support of the province’s construction strike as it enters Day 2. About 175,000 workers launched the unlimited general strike on


Tentative contract agreement in place for Quebec provincial police

SAINT JULIE, Que. — A tentative contract agreement has been reached between the Quebec government and the association representing about 5,400 provincial police officers. The members of the Provincial Police


Two men dead following separate incidents in Montreal

Montreal police are investigating the city’s ninth and 10th homicides of the year in different neighbourhoods. One victim died in hospital Wednesday after being stabbed during an altercation late Tuesday

Business International

Florida-based Rayonier makes US$807-million friendly takeover offer for Tembec

James Lopez, Tembec president and CEO, comments on the forest products manufacturer’s financial report prior to their annual meeting, Thursday, January 26, 2017 in Montreal. Tembec Inc. has received a

Business International

Quebec-California cap-and-trade auction sells out current allowances

The latest Quebec-California cap-and-trade auction sold out of its current allowances, a stark improvement from the previous one in which only 18 per cent of its offerings sold. Ontario, which

Business News

Updated: Quebec’s construction sector falls idle with mass walkout

MONTREAL — Quebec construction sites fell idle Wednesday after a union alliance representing about 175,000 workers launched an unlimited general strike, crippling activity on major projects such as the Champlain


Injured dog found buried alive in suburban Montreal has died: SPCA

MONTREAL — The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says an injured dog found buried alive on Montreal’s South Shore has died. The Monteregie SPCA said in a


Montreal police officer charged with manslaughter in 2016 death

MONTREAL — A Montreal police officer has been charged with manslaughter in the death of a man in a drug raid last year. Christian Gilbert hit Bony Jean-Pierre in the

Business International

Bombardier and U.S. aerospace supplier Triumph settle legal dispute

MONTREAL — Bombardier and Triumph have reached a settlement about five months after the U.S. aerospace supplier filed a $455-million lawsuit against the Quebec-based aircraft manufacturer. Details of the settlement


Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard rules out snap provincial election

TEL AVIV, Israel — Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says he is ruling out a snap provincial election. Couillard said Wednesday he does not want to take advantage of his opponents’


Injured dog buried alive now in stable condition: SPCA

MONTREAL — An injured dog found buried alive on Montreal’s South Shore appears to be in stable condition as the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals investigates what

Business News

Quebec’s construction sector hit by mass walkout

MONTREAL — A union alliance representing about 175,000 Quebec construction workers has launched an unlimited general strike. The walkout began after construction companies and labour federations continued to negotiate ahead


Impact’s Bernier to attend Canada’s selection camp ahead of CONCACAF Gold Cup

Montreal Impact captain Patrice Bernier has confirmed that he will be at the Canadian men’s national soccer team camp as it prepares for the upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup. Highly touted


Listeria risk: Supreme brand Chicken Egg Rolls recalled in Quebec

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is issuing a food recall warning in Quebec for a brand of chicken egg rolls due to possible Listeria contamination. The agency says