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Soccer: Montreal Impact take goalkeeper Clement Diop from Galaxy in MLS waiver draft

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact selected goalkeeper Clement Diop in the MLS waiver draft on Wednesday. Diop, a 24-year-old from France, arrived from the Los Angeles Galaxy as one of


Mosque denies asking that female construction workers be barred from site

Construction goes on in front of the Ahl-Ill-Bait mosque, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 in Montreal. Members of the mosque have vigorously denied a televised report they asked for female construction

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More fast chargers coming as electric car ranges improve: AddEnergie CEO

MONTREAL — Canadians will purchase a record number of electric vehicles this year as the growing sales of cars with longer ranges is prompting a push to increase the number


Knevel stays on top as offensive linemen dominate CFL Scouting Bureau rankings

MONTREAL — Godfrey Onyeka wouldn’t be surprised if there are five members of his family playing in the Canadian Football League one day. Onyeka, a defensive back from Laurier, is

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Bombardier unions expect protracted trade dispute with Boeing over C Series

MONTREAL — The largest unions in Canada and Britain anticipate Bombardier and Boeing are in for a protracted trade battle as they prepare for the U.S. Commerce Department to confirm


Montreal moves to ban sale of sugary drinks inside city buildings

Sugary drinks are seen at a store Wednesday, December 13, 2017 in Montreal. The city is moving to ban sugary drink sales from all of its municipal buildings. THE CANADIAN

Business International

SNC-Lavalin signs MOU with Saudi Aramco regarding jobs in Saudi Arabia

MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. has signed a memorandum of understanding with Saudi Aramco regarding the Canadian company’s commitment to creating and accelerating opportunities for jobs in Saudi Arabia. The

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The value of maple and honey production grew in 2017, says Statistics Canada

MONTREAL — Statistics Canada says maple syrup production increased three per cent this year to a record 12.5 million gallons as taps were added in most maple-producing provinces. Quebec produced

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Annual food bill for Canadian family in 2018 expected to rise by $348: study

MONTREAL — Canadians are eating out more and can expect to pay extra to do so in 2018, suggests a forward-looking report into food prices. Food inflation overall is expected


Soccer: Canadian wingback Raheem Edwards criss-crosses North America in one day

Toronto FC forward Raheem Edwards (44) celebrates a goal by Jozy Altidore against the Houston Dynamo during first half MLS soccer action in Toronto on Friday, April 28, 2017. It’s

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Saputo finalizes purchase of Wisconsin cheese facility

MONTREAL — Saputo Inc. (TSX:SAP) says it has completed a transaction announced on Nov. 1 to acquire Betin, Inc., doing business as Montchevre. Its activities are conducted at one manufacturing


MLS: Montreal Impact trade star defender Laurent Ciman to Los Angeles FC

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact shook up their backline Tuesday, trading star defender Laurent Ciman to expansion Los Angeles FC for Canadian wingback Raheem Edwards and Finnish defender Jukka Raitala.

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Air Canada expanding codeshares for 2018 Canada-China Year of Tourism

The tail of the newly revealed Air Canada Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft is seen at a hangar at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ont., Thursday, February 9, 2017.


Quebec’s population rises slightly in 2016 to hit 8.4 million

Quebec’s population rose slightly in 2016 to hit 8.35 million, the province’s statistics institute said Tuesday. The increase of 68,500 people came from 22,800 more births than deaths, net migration