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Former Impact defender Ciman issues classy goodbye after trade to LAFC

MONTREAL — Defender Laurent Ciman, shocked at being traded by the Montreal to the expansion Los Angeles FC this week, took to social media to thank Montreal fans for their


Bombardier on the cusp of breaking even on runway to turnaround, says CFO

MONTREAL — After years of underwhelming results, layoffs and near bankruptcy, Bombardier Inc. says it is on the cusp of breaking even on the runway to a financial turnaround in


No evidence mosques asked for exclusion of women: Quebec construction president

MONTREAL — The president of Quebec’s construction commission says there is absolutely no evidence that members of two Montreal mosques asked for female construction workers to be excluded from a


Lemieux hopes top preparation, home ring advantage trump WBO champ Saunders

David Lemieux, right, from Laval, Que., squares off with Billy Joe Saunders, from Great Britain, at their pre-bout news conference Thursday, December 14, 2017 in Laval, Quebec. The two boxers


Bertrand Charest’s lawyers ask for their client’s release from prison

Bertrand Charest is seen on a court drawing during a bail hearing, on March 16, 2015 in St-Jerome, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike McLaughlin MONTREAL — Lawyers for ex-national ski coach


Quebec plan for compulsory sex-ed courses has its detractors

Raymond Ayas, father of two and a member of the Catholic Parents Association of Quebec, poses for a photo in front of his church, Thursday, December 14, 2017 in Montreal.

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Davie shipyard launches new plea for Ottawa to award it second ship contract

MONTREAL — A coalition of people trying to save the Davie shipyard near Quebec City says more than 1,300 jobs are at risk if the federal government doesn’t give the


Quebec to provide teachers with training ahead of compulsory sex-ed course

Quebec’s education minister says he has listened to the concerns of teachers who want more training as the province moves to make sex education compulsory in primary and secondary schools.


Transat ends year on strong note as Q4 profit surges to $148.1 million

MONTREAL — Transat A.T. beat expectations as the travel company’s fourth quarter net income surged to $148.1 million due to a strong transatlantic summer season and proceeds from selling its


Bombardier expects revenue to grow to between US$17B and US$17.5B next year

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. expects its revenue to grow to between US$17 billion and US$17.5 billion next year — higher than this year, but below analyst estimates. The Montreal-based company,


Bertrand Charest’s lawyer in court today seeking his client’s release from prison

MONTREAL — A lawyer for ex-national ski coach Bertrand Charest will be in court today seeking his client’s release from prison pending an appeal of his conviction on sex crimes


Canadian freestyle skiing team loses equipment between Helsinki and Beijing

MONTREAL — The Canadian freestyle skiing team had a nightmarish couple of days trying to get from one competition site to another. And the news was even worse when they

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Quebec to spend heavily to boost digital services throughout the province

QUEBEC — The Quebec government launched the province’s first digital strategy Wednesday, announcing $1.5 billion over five years to boost the level of internet-based services throughout the province and to


Sex ed to be compulsory in Quebec as of September: Couillard

QUEBEC — All students in Quebec primary and secondary schools will be taught sexual education as of September, Premier Philippe Couillard told The Canadian Press on Wednesday. Education Minister Sebastien