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Updated: Dollarama says it sees plenty of room to expand, will start taking credit cards

MONTREAL — Dollarama Inc. will start to accepting credit cards across all of its stores this year, the retailer said on Thursday, as it posted stronger-than-expected results that sent its

Business Sports

Montreal baseball investors have met MLB conditions: source

MONTREAL — A group of Montreal investors has met the conditions laid out by Major League Baseball to get a team back in the city, a source has told The


Compensation to Bombardier senior executives rose nearly 50 per cent last year

MONTREAL — Bombardier’s senior executives saw their compensation rise by nearly 50 per cent last year at a time when it laid off thousands of workers, sought government aid and

Business International News

CEO of International Air Transport Association criticizes electronics device ban

MONTREAL — U.S. and British bans on electronic devices don’t improve airplane security and raise doubts about the credibility of the entire global security system, the head of the International

Business International News

CEO of airline association criticizes electronics device ban

MONTREAL — The head of the International Air Transport Association said Tuesday it’s difficult to understand how banning electronic devices in carry-on baggage will improve flight security. In a prepared


Former Valeant CEO Michael Pearson sues drugmaker for breach of contract

MONTREAL — Former Valeant Pharmaceuticals CEO Michael Pearson is suing his former employer for breach of contract for failing to deliver more than three million shares and consulting fees. In

Business International

Heroux-Devtek stock falls after U.S. Air Force rejects bid for new contract

LONGUEUIL, Que. — Heroux-Devtek Inc. shares hit a 52-week low Monday after the landing gear maker said its bid for a new contract with the U.S. military was rejected and


BRP posts stronger Q4 results, above analyst estimates

VALCOURT, Que. — The company that makes Ski-Doos, Sea-Doos and Spyders is reporting a stronger-than-expected fourth quarter. BRP Inc. of Valcourt, Que., (TSX:DOO) had $136.6 million or $1.22 per share


New Valeant Pharmaceuticals CEO got US$63-million in compensation

LAVAL, Que. — Valeant Pharmaceuticals says its chairman and CEO received US$62.7 million in compensation for eight months of work last year, even as the Quebec-based drug giant reported a


Amaya posts 5.9 per cent rise in Q4 revenue, adjusted earnings above analyst estimates

MONTREAL — The Montreal-based parent of PokerStars and other online gaming operations is reporting improved financial results that are above analyst estimates. Amaya Inc. (TSX:AYA) swung to a US$45 million

Business News

Passengers at Quebec airports caught in U.S. electronic devices ban as Ottawa reviews own rules

MONTREAL — Canadian passengers flying Royal Jordanian Airlines will be affected by a U.S. ban preventing large electronic devices from being stowed in carry-on baggage, the carrier said Tuesday, even

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New Hampshire governor lauds Northern Pass as a ‘win-win’ project

New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu, left, and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard speak to the audience at a foreign relations luncheon, Monday, March 20, 2017 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz. MONTREAL


Update: Transat AT says it will survive fierce competition and continuing losses

MONTREAL — Transat AT will add more seats to its transatlantic routes this summer in an effort to improve results, its CEO said on Thursday, after the Canadian tour operator


Peladeau back at the helm of Quebecor vowing no change in strategy

MONTREAL — Quebecor CEO Pierre Karl Peladeau vowed on Wednesday to stick to the media and telecommunications company’s existing strategy as he returns to its helm after a brief stint