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CP Rail plans to cut close to 1,000 positions this year

A Canadian Pacific Rail maintenance worker climbs onto a locomotive at the company’s Port Coquitlam yard east of Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday May 23, 2012. Canadian Pacific Railway, which posted

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Mourners in Montreal pay respects to Angelil

Canadian singer Celine Dion talks with her husband Rene Angelil during a break in her rehearsal at the Kodak Theatre Friday, Feb. 23, 2007, in Los Angeles. Mourners will have

Sports

Price out longer than expected, coach Therrien will finish season

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price looks on during practice in Brossard near Montreal, Thursday, January 21, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes BROSSARD — Goaltender Carey Price will be out of

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Burkina Faso victim’s husband says he hung up on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

MONTREAL — The husband of one of the Quebecers killed in the Burkina Faso terrorist attack says he hung up on Justin Trudeau when the prime minister called him earlier

Business

Opportunity missed for Bombardier as United selects Boeing over CSeries

MONTREAL — The sales drought for Bombardier’s CSeries jetliner continues with the announcement that United Airlines has selected a Boeing plane over the Montreal-based manufacturer’s fuel-efficient aircraft. In fact, in

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Montreal region’s mayors come out against TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline

MONTREAL — The rejection by Montreal-area municipal leaders of TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Energy East pipeline prompted a sharp political rebuke from some parts of Western Canada on Thursday. The Montreal

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Police shoot, kill man allegedly brandishing chainsaw near Montreal

SAINT-JOSEPH-DU-LAC — Police north of Montreal have shot and killed a man they say was threatening them with a chainsaw. Deux-Montagnes regional police officers were called to deal with a

Business

Warm weather leads to overflowing stocks of winter apparel

MONTREAL — Bargain shoppers are enjoying deep discounts on winter apparel as unseasonably warm weather in Eastern Canada has left retailers with overflowing stocks of snowsuits, boots and tuques. Sales

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Angelil viewing set for Montreal’s Notre-Dame Basilica today

Canadian singer Celine Dion talks with her husband Rene Angelil during a break in her rehearsal at the Kodak Theatre Friday, Feb. 23, 2007, in Los Angeles. Mourners will have

Sports

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Roundup: Ayotte scores winner, Tigres edge Phoenix 3-2 in overtime

VICTORIAVILLE, Que. — Mathieu Ayotte scored his second goal at 2:19 of overtime as the Victoriaville Tigres slipped past the visiting Sherbrooke Phoenix 3-2 on Wednesday in Quebec Major Junior

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Quebec has spent $600,000 to get into Davos summit over 10 years or so

QUEBEC — Documents show the Quebec government has spent nearly $600,000 over the last 10 years or so to have its representatives get into the annual World Economic Forum in

Sports

Canadiens Byron out one week with lower body injury: Bartley sent to St. John’s

MONTREAL — Forward Paul Byron will be out of action for a week with a lower body injury, the Montreal Canadiens announced Wednesday. The speedy winger missed the third period

Sports

Clayton faces French veteran Salmon in main event of casino fight card

MONTREAL — Custio Clayton is set to fight in the main event in a boxing series that spawned several world champions. The Dartmouth, N.S. welterweight, off to a 5-0 start

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Quebec police raid biker gang bunker in the middle of a gathering

MONTREAL — A Quebec provincial police tactical unit abruptly ended a biker gang gathering northwest of Montreal and arrested five people. Police say heavily armed officers interrupted a weekly meeting