Quebec

Canada: Muslim Teen Forced To Wear Hijab, Marry Much Older Man

“A Quebec youth court judge has removed a 16-year-old girl in Victoriaville from her family after she was forced into a marriage with an older man who insisted she wear a hijab, rifled through her cellphone and controlled who she could see....
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Ventas Completes Investment In Quebec Portfolio With Lgm

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New Bell Rate Plan Changes Bring Cheaper Options To Different Regions

Bell has updated some of its plans across Canada with a focus on shareable Connect Everything plans.Starting off in Quebec and Manitoba, the Connect Everything family share plan price has a lower rate of $60 per month for 6GB of data if you bring...
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Ontario Shipyard Accuses Feds Of Unfairly Stacking Deck In Davie’s Favour

OTTAWA — An Ontario shipyard is accusing the federal government of trying to unfairly award Quebec’s Chantier Davie shipyard potentially billions of dollars in work without a competition. The allegation is contained in a complaint from...
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Snc-lavalin Shares Fall To Near 15-year Low After Warning From Caisse De Depot

MONTREAL — Shares of SNC-Lavalin Inc. plummeted to the lowest level in nearly 15 years Tuesday in reaction to its largest shareholder, the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, warning that the embattled engineering firm had to move to...
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Polling Shows Justin Trudeau In Political Trouble Amid Still-unfolding Scandal

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau finds himself in political trouble in the wake of a political scandal that has been quietly developing north of the border: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s sunny days have become a little greyer in...

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Quebec Has No Plans To Offer Struggling Snc-lavalin A Bailout: Minister

MONTREAL — Quebec Economy Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon said Wednesday the province will not offer financial help to SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. in spite of the construction giant’s woes. “Despite the obvious operational problems…I...
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Quebec Supreme Court Gives The Go Ahead For An Apple Lawsuit

Quebec’s Superior Court has authorized a class-action lawsuit against Apple and its Canadian division.The Montreal Gazette reports the lawsuit affects those who have bought any Apple products with a rechargeable battery since December 29th, 2014...
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Social Media, Not Video Games, Linked To Increase In Teen Depression

Researchers with CHU Sainte-Justine in Quebec have published a study shedding light on digital entertainment and how it may impact depression during one’s teenage years. The results, which were recently published in the journal JAMA...
Related topics: Social Media, Health Videos, Depression, Medical Research

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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...
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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...
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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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Heritage Minister Appoints Former Astral Media Exec As New Crtc Regional Member Of Quebec

Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism Minister Pablo Rodriguez appointed Alicia Barin as the regional member of Quebec at the CRTC.Barin has over 20 years of experience in the Canadian media industry. According to her LinkedIn, she was the...

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Telus Invests $53 Million In Montreal To Facilitate Growth And Prepare For 5g Technology

Telus has invested $53 million CAD into its wireless and wireline networks in Montreal as part of a five-year billion-dollar commitment to Quebec.The goal of the investments is to help Montreal prepare for the arrival of 5G technology, while helping...
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