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One-in-five Quebecers have used a food bank in their life, new study finds

Catelli Foods launches campaign to challenge misperceptions of food bank usage and child hunger In Canada April 16, 2018 (Montréal, QC) – To launch its Feed the Hope campaign this


Ubisoft Announces the Creation of Ubisoft Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, April 6, 2018 /CNW/ – Today, Ubisoft announced plans for a new phase in the company’s Canadian expansion into the province of Manitoba. The Ubisoft Winnipeg studio joins a global network of

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Electric Cars at the New York International Auto Show

By Shaun Shaw Although New York City may be quite a distance from Quebec, the annual New York International Auto Show is representative of a trend happening right here in

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How to Negotiate as an Entrepreneur

By Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren Being able to negotiate is the secret to success in business. Entrepreneurs need to be able to reach agreements with all kinds of different people: clients, employees,


Caisse de dépôt and FTQ invest 300M$ in Boralex

MONTRÉAL, March 29, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Boralex Inc. (TSX: BLX) (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) announces today the closing of a joint investment of $200 million in the Corporation by way of an unsecured subordinated

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Desjardins is installing 200 electric vehicle charging stations in partnership with Hydro-Québec

LÉVIS, QC, March 20, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Desjardins Group has announced the installation of 200 charging stations for electric vehicles in its network of Desjardins caisses. In partnership with

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Moderate Economic Growth On Tap For Quebec Cities in 2018

OTTAWA, March 13, 2018 /CNW/ – Many Quebec cities will see their economic growth slow to around 2 per cent, or below in 2018, according to The Conference Board of

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For Sale: Life in Québec – expressions of interest now sought

FOR SALE: Life in Québec open to expressions of interest for purchase Monday 12 March, 2018, Québec City – Média Trois Canons inc., the parent company of Life in Québec,


Can Québec’s Finances Be Boosted By Electric Vehicles?

Are you looking for a low cost, environmentally friendly vehicle? Then an electric car may just be the mode of transport you and your family need. Québec’s government’s goal is

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Online insurance sales: a looming disaster

LONGUEUIL, QC, Feb. 21, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – In conjunction with the detailed review of Bill 141, the Regroupement des cabinets de courtage d’assurance du Québec (RCCAQ) would like to

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Assistance for Groupe Capitales Médias: Quebecor asks court to declare Order in Council null and void

MONTRÉAL, Feb. 21, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Quebecor filed a motion in Superior Court today to have the Government of Québec Order in Council of December 2017 that extended $10

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Gorski Group and Yoga Jeans to launch unique fur and denim collection

Gorski Group expands its collaboration with strategic suppliers at the MAGIC Las Vegas show. MONTRÉAL, Feb. 13, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Gorski Group, a fast-growing luxury Montréal-based outerwear and fur

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Quebecor responds to judgement in Just for Laughs case

MONTRÉAL, Feb. 12, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Quebecor has reviewed the judgement handed down today by Justice Marie-Anne Paquette of Québec Superior Court in the case opposing it to Just

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Help or nail in the coffin? Confusing times for community newspapers

Help or nail in the coffin? By Nikki Mantell As one does at the beginning of a new year, here at the Low Down we are wondering, pondering, handwringing about