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Petition to ban caleches in Quebec City gets more than 34,000 signatures

QUEBEC — A petition to ban caleches in Quebec City has more than 34,000 signatures after two incidents involving horses on the weekend. Local police say the first occurred when

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Quebec byelection poster denouncing Canadian multiculturalism upsets some people

MONTREAL — A candidate in a Quebec provincial byelection has upset some local residents with a campaign poster that criticizes Canadian multiculturalism and shows a photo of a woman wearing

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New area code for eastern Québec

QUÉBEC, May 23, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Starting in November 2018, the new area code 367 will be introduced in the region currently served by area codes 418 and 581

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Five things to know about St-Viateur, one of Montreal’s biggest bagel-makers

Joe Morena stands in his bagel shop Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Montreal. St-Viateur bagel celebrated 60 years of bagel-making with a block party in Montreal’s Mile End neighbourhood Sunday.

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Montreal’s famous St-Viateur bagel shop still rolling 60 years later

Patrons line up to buy bagels, Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Montreal. St-Viateur bagel celebrated 60 years of bagel-making with a block party in Montreal’s Mile End neighbourhood Sunday. THE

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Tanker that ran aground in western Quebec safely freed: Fisheries and Oceans

MONTREAL — A tanker that ran aground east of Cornwall, Ont. on Friday has been freed. The coast guard says the ship was successfully repositioned and towed to a safe

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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms architect Roger Tasse dies at 85

MONTREAL — Roger Tasse, who is considered the architect of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, died in hospital Saturday in Gatineau, Que. He was 85. His wife, Renee

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Family of missing Quebec woman found in Saskatchewan asks Crown for leniency

MONTREAL — The family of a Quebec woman who was found safe in Saskatchewan earlier this week is pleading with authorities not to lay charges. They held a news conference

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Another accused killer in Quebec to be released due to Crown delays

MONTREAL — Another person charged with murder in Quebec is set to be released due to unreasonable legal delays. A judge stayed the second-degree murder proceedings against Van Son Nguyen

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Quebec police arrest naked, handcuffed fugitive

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — Quebec provincial police say they’ve arrested a naked, handcuffed fugitive north of Montreal. Anthony Cliche escaped police custody early Thursday morning and ran away while wearing a

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Almost 2,890 Quebec homes still affected by flooding: public security minister

MONTREAL — Quebec’s public security minister says waters are continuing to recede from flood-stricken areas of the province. The one region where levels have risen is Lac-Saint-Jean, about 225 kilometres

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Boucherville under boil water advisory due to E. coli

BOUCHERVILLE, Que. — A boil water advisory has been issued for the entire city of Boucherville, Que., due to E. coli in the water supply. The Montreal suburb just east

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Stormy weather leave thousands in dark in Ontario and Quebec

TORONTO — More than 120,000 homes and businesses in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick were without power late Thursday after thunderstorms and powerful winds swept through the provinces. Hydro-Quebec was

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Quebec leads all provinces on food security

OTTAWA, May 18, 2017 /CNW/ – Quebec gets an “A” and leads all Canadian provinces on household food security, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s first provincial food report