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Bill 99: First Nations affirm sovereignty and territory integrity against Québec secession

WENDAKE, QC, April 20, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – In response to the decision of the Quebec Superior Court to uphold the Act respecting the exercise of the fundamental rights and prerogatives of the Québec

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Senator Dennis Dawson talks to Irish Heritage Québec

IRISH HERITAGE QUEBEC / HÉRITAGE IRLANDAIS QUÉBEC Monday, April 9 at 19:30 p.m.- Irish Heritage Quebec will hold an activity in McMahon Hall, 1145 De Salaberry in Quebec City. Senator Dennis

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The STM in Montreal is looking to get 300 new hybrid buses

As part of her pledge to be the mayor of mobility, Valérie Plante is excited about 300 new hybrid buses coming to Montreal. She has pledged to help pay. 300

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Ville de Brossard 2018 Budget – Tax Freeze for Taxpayers

BROSSARD, QC, Dec. 19, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – The Mayor of Brossard, Doreen Assaad, along with the Chair of the Finance Committee, Municipal Councillor Julie Bénard, presented the City’s 2018

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Quebec to spend heavily to boost digital services throughout the province

QUEBEC — The Quebec government launched the province’s first digital strategy Wednesday, announcing $1.5 billion over five years to boost the level of internet-based services throughout the province and to

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Federal Health Minister discusses opioid crisis on first official Montreal visit

MONTREAL — The country’s ongoing opioid crisis topped the agenda on Monday during Ginette Petitpas Taylor’s first official visit to Montreal as federal health minister. Petitpas Taylor met with a

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Municipal party named after former Montreal mayor changes moniker

MONTREAL — The municipal party branded after the former mayor of Montreal has changed its name. Equipe Denis Coderre is now called Mouvement Montreal. It was forced into the name

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Option nationale votes to merge with Quebec solidaire ahead of 2018 election

QUEBEC — Two small, left-leaning Quebec sovereigntist political parties have voted to join forces ahead of next year’s provincial election. The members of Option Nationale voted today by a strong

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Couillard’s Liberals promise guaranteed minimum income for some Quebecers

QUEBEC — Premier Philippe Couillard is promising to create a guaranteed minimum income for certain Quebecers as part of a $3 billion anti-poverty plan. Couillard and Employment Minister Francois Blais

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Joly says it’s up to Morneau, not her, to decide whether to tax Netflix

MONTREAL — The federal heritage minister says she never agreed to exempt online streaming giant Netflix from any sales tax on its service as part of a deal that has

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Quebec hikes fines and penalties and tightens rules for young drivers

Quebec’s transport minister tabled a strict new road safety bill Friday that significantly increases fines for anyone caught using a cellphone behind the wheel and also tightens rules for new

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Premier Couillard bemoans lack of qualified labour in Quebec

Quebec Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness Minister David Heurtel, left, looks on as Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard speaks at a news conference at the end of a forum on diversity and

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Quebec’s female legislature members say they’ve experienced sexual misconduct

QUEBEC — Powerful women who rise to the top level of Quebec provincial politics are not spared from sexual misconduct and harassment, The Canadian Press has learned. In the wake

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Quebec premier joins protest in support of Davie shipyard workers

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, centre and Levis mayor Gille Lehouillier, right, walk with hundreds of people in a march of solidarity for the Davie Shipyard, in Levis, Que., Sunday, Dec.