Quebec

Malala Would Have To Remove Her Headscarf To Teach In Quebec: Education Minister

Quebec recently banned public servants from wearing religious symbols.
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Quebec Developer Group Mach Out Of Running To Buy Transat, Rattling Shareholders

MONTREAL — Group Mach said Wednesday it is no longer in the running to buy Transat A.T., stating the tour operator chose to ignore its proposal even though it featured a higher price than Air Canada’s offer. Alfred Bugge, head of mergers...
Related topics: Canada, Montreal

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Why Some Canadian Muslims Celebrated The Quebec Hijab Ban

On Sunday night after a marathon session, Quebec legislators voted 73-35 to bring into law Premier François Legault's Bill 21 that bans some public servants from wearing religious symbols. Legault's Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) government, which...
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Desjardins Data Breach Affecting 2.9 Million Members Sparks Class-action Lawsuits

MONTREAL — Desjardins Group is facing a legal backlash after a pair of class-action lawsuits were initiated in connection with a data breach affecting nearly three million members. Filed in Quebec Superior Court, the proposed class actions allege...
Related topics: Lawsuits, Canada, Montreal

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Quebec’s Top Court Rules For N.l. In Churchill Falls Dispute With Hydro-quebec

MONTREAL — Newfoundland and Labrador has achieved a rare win in its long-standing battle with Hydro-Quebec over a 50-year-old agreement on sales of power from the Churchill Falls generating station. A Quebec Court of Appeal decision Thursday...
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Quebec Business Owners Say Groupon Owes Them Cash As Its Northern Presence Fades

MONTREAL — Some small business owners in Quebec say Groupon Inc. has left them in the lurch amid signs the company is scaling back its operations in the province. Eloise Lafreniere, who owns the Davelo Beauty Institute in the Montreal suburb of...
Related topics: Groupon, Canada, Montreal

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Cogeco Invests $1 Billion To Expand Broadband Network In Ontario And Quebec

Cogeco announced that it plans to invest over $1 billion over four years towards the expansion of its hybrid fibre coaxial cable network in order to extend its regional internet coverage across Ontario and Quebec.The company says it offers internet...

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Judge Rules Snc-lavalin Headed To Trial On Charges Of Fraud, Corruption

MONTREAL — A Quebec judge has ruled there is enough evidence to send SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. to trial on charges of fraud and corruption. The Montreal-based engineering and construction giant is accused of paying $47.7 million in bribes to public...
Related topics: Canada, Montreal

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Caisse De Depot Fires Four Otera Subsidiary Executives After Investigation

MONTREAL — The Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec has fired four senior executives, including the chairman and chief executive of its mortgage financing subsidiary Otera Capital following an in-depth internal investigation of ethical...
Related topics: Canada, Montreal, Mortgages

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Fight Over Metals Tariffs Focused Cdn Industries On China: Aluminum Company Ceo

SEPT-ILES, Que. — American tariffs on Canadian aluminum cut into profits but didn’t slow production or hurt employment, says the CEO of the Quebec company whose plant Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Tuesday to boast about getting the...
Related topics: China

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Genetic Portraits, Fascinating Photos That Fuse Two Family Members Side-by-side Into A Single Image

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Genetic Portraits (@geneticportraits) on Mar 15, 2019 at 9:29am PDT Photographer Ulric Collette who lives and works in Quebec City, Canada, has created “Genetic Portraits” an...
Related topics: World Photos, Instagram, Photography, Canada

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China Suspends Pork Imports From Two Canadian Companies - Agriculture Minister

Canadian Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau has told Reuters that department officials have told her that two Quebec-based pork producers have had their export permits to China revoked.
Related topics: China, Reuters

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‘personal Affront To Quebec’s Nationalist Movement’ – Scholar

Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont was denied entry into Canada just days before his upcoming visit to the country at the invitation of a group advocating Quebec's independence, his lawyer said on Monday.
Related topics: Catalonia, Canada

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Expert: Justin Trudeau's French Isn't Bad; Quebecers Just Don't Think He Belongs

Quebec's criticism of Justin Trudeau's French serves to position him as an "outsider" to Quebecois identity, according to a professor at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
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Telus Accepting Donations For Flooding In Ontario, Quebec And New Brunswick

Telus is now accepting donations to support victims of flooding in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick through its Friendly Future Foundation charity division.Over the past several days, thousands of people across these three provinces have had to...
Related topics: Charity

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Army Sent To Ottawa As Parts Of Canada Face 'once-in-millennium' Floods (photo)

Vast swathes of territory across the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick have been hit by strong springtime flooding following an unusually harsh winter, with national, provincial, and municipal authorities deploying police, troops, and...
Related topics: Canada, Ottawa, World Photos, Police

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Bombardier Looks To Scrap Exec Compensation Plan On Regulator’s Recommendation

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. said Friday it will follow the urging of Quebec’s financial market regulator and scrap a controversial executive compensation plan. The announcement followed a review by the Autorite des marches financiers that...
Related topics: Canada, Montreal

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Train Loaded With Hazardous Substances Derails In Canada - Reports

The accident took place in Quebec province and involved about ten carriages loaded with harmful substances, CBC reported.

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Revenu Quebec Support Number Actually Connects Callers To ‘hottest Chat Line In Town’

Revenu Quebec is best known for being Quebec’s provincial revenue agency, but it is now taking on another responsibility — matchmaking.Some Quebecers are reporting that income-related documents they’ve obtained from Revenu Quebec...

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Metro Grocery Stores To Permit Reusable Containers In Effort To Cut Waste

MONTREAL — The Metro grocery chain will allow customers across Quebec to bring reusable containers for the purchase of fresh products in what one expert describes as a “game changer” for an industry facing...

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