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Quebec men arrested in string of frauds at stores in Kingston, Ont.

KINGSTON, Ont. — Two Quebec men are facing charges after allegedly scamming grocery and convenience stores in Kingston, Ont. Police say they began investigating in January after two men attempted

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Quebec ready to ban cops from having second jobs after snowstorm debacle

Quebec’s public security minister says he’s ready to act to prevent high-ranking provincial police officers from having second jobs outside the force. Martin Coiteux says he’ll modify the law if

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Police following up on report of radicalized airport employees

MONTREAL — Quebec’s public security minister says police are taking all necessary steps to ensure public safety after a report suggested some workers at Montreal’s airport may have been radicalized.

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Consortium behind Champlain Bridge replacement suing feds for $124 million

A cement footing is set to be placed in the river at the site of the new Champlain Bridge Friday, July 8, 2016 in Montreal. The consortium behind the construction

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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

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One of two Quebec teens in alleged murder plot declared not criminally responsible

ST-HYACINTHE, Que. — One of two Quebec teens charged in an alleged murder plot to kill fellow classmates will not stand trial. A youth court judge declared the teen not

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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

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Salon Femmes à Succès 2017

The third edition of the Salon Femmes à Succès: a close encounter with 30 exceptional women! 30 businesses will be showcased and visitors can take part in a fun treasure

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Quebec Finance Minister Carlos Leitao to table 2017-18 budget today

Quebec Finance Minister Carlos Leitao displays his budget speech, on the eve of a provincial budget speech, Monday, March 27, 2017 in Quebec City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot. Quebec Finance

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Three women killed in crash northeast of Quebec City

BEAUPRE, Que. — Three people are dead following a crash northeast of Quebec City on Monday evening. Police say the three women — two in their 20s and one in

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Death of inmate Sylvio Lamoureux from the Federal Training Centre

Death of an inmate from the Federal Training Centre LAVAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – March 24, 2017) – Correctional Service Canada On March 24, 2017 Sylvio Lamoureux, an inmate from the Federal

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Montreal mayor backs plan he says calls for structural reforms to police force

MONTREAL — Quebec’s public security minister and the mayor of Montreal are backing a plan meant to restore public confidence in the city’s police force. The minister, Martin Coiteux, and

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Five years later, activists divided over legacy of Quebec 2012 student protests

Thousands of students march through the streets of downtown in a massive protest against tuition fee hikes Thursday, March 22, 2012 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz MONTREAL — Five

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Ex-cop-turned Montreal politician gets six months for sexually abusing teen

MONTREAL — A former Montreal politician and ex-police officer who pleaded guilty to sexually touching a minor has been sentenced to six months behind bars. Gilles Deguire’s sentence also includes