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MLS: Montreal Impact retain DP Dzemaili for next season, but cut Camara, Romero, Bernardello

MONTREAL — As expected, the Montreal Impact picked up the team option on designated player Blerim Dzemaili for the 2018 season on Thursday. Dzemaili, who is likely to miss part

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World Anti-Doping Agency keeping headquarters in Montreal until at least 2031

OTTAWA — The World Anti-Doping Agency is keeping its headquarters in Montreal until at least 2031. Officials in the federal Transport Department made the announcement Wednesday night. It came after

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Former prime minister Chretien doesn’t think Trump will scrap NAFTA

Former prime minister Jean Chretien speaks to reporters before addressing the Association of Philanthropy Professionals, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz. MONTREAL — Former prime minister Jean

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Valerie Plante to be sworn in as Montreal mayor this afternoon

Montreal’s first female mayor will be sworn in this afternoon in a ceremony that begins at 4 p.m. eastern. Valerie Plante caused a major surprise when she won more than

Business Politics

Ottawa’s refusal to tax Netflix putting some Quebec Liberal MPs in a tight spot

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is standing firm on his promise not to impose a tax on Netflix and Liberal MPs from Quebec, where the province is prepared to

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Daniel Carr’s two goals fuel Laval Rocket over Utica Comets 5-4

LAVAL, Que. — Daniel Carr scored twice as the Laval Rocket held on for a 5-4 win over the Utica Comets on Wednesday in American Hockey League action. Jordan Boucher’s

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Quebec once again asks Ottawa to delay deadline for marijuana legalization

QUEBEC — The Quebec government asked the federal government again on Wednesday to push back the marijuana legalization deadline by one year, one day before the province tables its own

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Bombardier hiring 1,000 workers as part of ramp-up for Global 7000 business jet

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. is planning to go on a hiring spree in Montreal by adding about 1,000 people in the coming months as part of the production ramp-up of

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Chretien champions federal Charter of Rights and Freedoms as he discusses Bill 62

Former prime minister Jean Chretien speaks to reporters before addressing the Association of Philanthropy Professionals, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz. MONTREAL — Former prime minister Jean

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Quebec bill looks at intimate relationships between students and professors

Ariane Litalian, a sexual assault survivors advocate, is seen Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in Montreal. Litalian says the Quebec government’s proposed university sexual violence bill should include a ban on

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SNC alleged fraud: defence lawyer wants stay of proceedings for one of the accused

MONTREAL — One of the accused in an alleged $22.5-million fraud case involving former SNC-Lavalin executives in the awarding of the contract for Montreal’s $1.3-billion superhospital wants a stay of

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Quebec to announce personal income tax cuts in next week’s economic update

Quebec will announce personal income tax cuts next week as well as changes to its welfare system, Finance Minister Carlos Leitao said Wednesday. Details of the reductions and the changes

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Champion Iron’s Bloom Lake mine set to reopen in March with 450 workers

MONTREAL — Champion Iron Ltd. is restarting production in March at its Bloom Lake iron mine in Quebec’s Labrador Trough, three years after it was shuttered when its previous owner

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Zach Werenski has overtime winner as Blue Jackets top Canadiens 2-1

Columbus Blue Jackets’ Zach Werenski (8) is surrounded by teammates after scoring the winning goal past Montreal Canadiens goalie Charlie Lindgren during overtime in NHL hockey action Tuesday, November 14,