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Caisse de depot earns 7.6-per-cent return in 2016 as assets grow to $270.7 billion

MONTREAL — La Caisse de depot said Friday it earned a 7.6 per cent return on investments last year, driven by the recovery in oil and commodity prices. Net assets

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Updated: Quebec police investigate after child hands out pills on school bus

JOLIETTE, Que. — Quebec provincial police are investigating reports an elementary school student handed out pills on a school bus earlier in the week. Preliminary information suggests the child believed

Sports

Beauvillier scores, Greiss gets shutout as Islanders blank slumping Canadiens

Montreal Canadiens’ Tomas Plekanec (14) moves in on New York Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss as Islanders Nick Leddy (2) defends during third period NHL hockey action, in Montreal on Thursday,

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Quebec police investigate after child hands out pills on school bus

JOLIETTE, Que. — Quebec provincial police are investigating reports an elementary school student handed out pills on a school bus earlier in the week. Preliminary information suggests the child believed

Sports

Shaw denies report of dressing down by former Canadiens coach Therrien

Montreal Canadiens’ Andrew Shaw (65) checks Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid during first period NHL hockey action in Montreal, Sunday, February 5, 2017. Forward Andrew Shaw denied a report on Thursday

Sports

Canadiens Julien happy to coach his 1,000 games where his career started

MONTREAL — Claude Julien joined the Montreal Canadiens just in time to reach a major milestone by coaching his 1,000th career NHL game. The 14-year veteran was set to hit

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Man arraigned in Montreal on two counts of attempted murder in separate incidents

MONTREAL — A 56-year-old Quebec man is facing two counts of attempted murder in connection with two separate shooting incidents earlier this month. Jacques Bolduc was arraigned in a Montreal

Arts & Culture Events

k.d. lang marks ‘Constant Craving’ anniversary with 17-city Canadian tour

February 23, 2017 3:17 PM MONTREAL — Four-time Grammy winner k.d. lang will mark the success of her 1992 hit single “Constant Craving” and its album “Ingenue” with a 17-city

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Man wanted in 2014 Quebec homicide arrested in Brampton, Ont.

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police say a suspect wanted in a Quebec homicide has been arrested in Brampton, Ont. Anne Millington-White was fatally shot in 2014 during an altercation between rival

Business News

Former Valeant and Philidor executives plead not guilty in fraud scheme

MONTREAL — A former executive with Valeant Pharmaceuticals and the head of a defunct U.S. mail-order pharmacy pleaded not guilty Thursday to conspiring to defraud the Quebec-based drug giant through

Business International

Updated: American Apparel won’t be fully ‘Made in U.S.A.’ anymore, Gildan says

MONTREAL — Some American Apparel branded clothing will be made outside the United States for the first time, the CEO of its new Montreal-based owner said Thursday. CEO Glenn Chamandy

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Iranian woman facing deportation from Canada granted temporary residency

MONTREAL — An Iranian woman threatened with expulsion from Canada next week has received a two-year residency permit. The federal government granted the permit to Roghayeh Azizi Mirmahaleh on Thursday,

Business

Gildan Activewear Q4 profit up to $74.5 million, revenue also rises

MONTREAL — Gildan Activewear Inc. (TSX:GIL) says it had US$74.3 million of profit in its fourth quarter, up from US$67.6 million in the same period last year. The profit amounted

International News

One of 3 Quebecers accused of smuggling drugs in Australia abandons bail bid

SYDNEY, Australia — One of three Quebecers accused of trying to import a large amount of cocaine into Australia last year will remain in custody until her trial is scheduled