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WADA to renegotiate deal to keep headquarters in Montreal: ministers

Minister of Transport Marc Garneau stands during question period in the house of commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Officials say the World Anti-Doping Agency

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Quebecer James Campbell Clouston recognized for efforts at Dunkirk

Cmdr. James Campbell Clouston is shown in a Parks Canada handout photo. Clouston, the Montreal-born Second World War hero whose efforts at Dunkirk in 1940 saved the lives of hundreds

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Quebec refuses opposition’s call to denounce Spanish government over Catalonia

QUEBEC — The Quebec government rejected calls Wednesday from the opposition to publicly denounce the intensifying crackdown in Spain against the Catalan independence movement. Christine St-Pierre, Quebec’s international relations minister,

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Canadian snowbirds will face higher insurance costs even if unscathed by Irma

A member of a search and rescue team knocks on doors while checking on homes and their owners after Hurricane Irma in Goodland, Fla., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Canadian snowbirds

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Northern Ireland enters fight to defend Bombardier in dispute with Boeing

MONTREAL — The United Kingdom is allying itself with Canada in the fight to persuade U.S. aircraft manufacturer Boeing to abandon its complaint against Bombardier regarding the CSeries. Days after

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Hurricane Irma evacuations the most complicated since Sept. 11, says Air Canada

MONTREAL — Evacuating customers from areas in the path of the deadly Hurricane Irma has frustrated some passengers but Air Canada says it was perhaps the most complex manoeuvre since

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MLB politely refuses Montreal’s offer to host games as hurricane Irma nears Florida

Montreal has renewed its offer to Major League Baseball to help out in the wake of hurricane Irma, but was politely refused. A person with knowledge of the city’s offer

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Panel on climate change opens session in Montreal to map out future reports

Chair Hoesung Lee addresses the opening session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change next to Martine Dubuc, Canadian Associate Deputy Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Wednesday, and David

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Air Transat sending 10 planes to Dominican Republic ahead of hurricane Irma

MONTREAL — Air Transat has launched an airlift to get all its travellers out of the Dominican Republic ahead of the arrival of hurricane Irma. The Montreal-based airline said late

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Trudeau promises unionized workers a NAFTA deal they can be proud of

MONTREAL — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau assured unionized Canadian workers on Thursday they’ll be getting a NAFTA deal they can be proud of. Trudeau put a positive spin on the

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Delivery delays put Bombardier out of the running on US$3.2B N.Y. subway deal

MONTREAL — Bombardier says it’s been shut out of a US$3.2-billion contract to supply subway cars in New York City because of past delivery delays. The Montreal-based company (TSX:BBD.B) says

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Two Quebec women among the many affected by Texas flooding

Rescue boats fill a flooded street as flood victims are evacuated as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). HOUSTON —

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Canadian forestry company promises to help Houston rebuild with lumber shipment

MONTREAL — Texans forced from their flooded homes by unprecedented water levels may get help rebuilding from a Canadian forestry company. Seth Kursman, a vice president with Resolute Forest Products,

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Quebec-California cap-and-trade auction sells out

The latest auction in Quebec and California’s joint cap-and-trade market has sold out. The sell-out is the second such auction in a row for the market, which Ontario plans to