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Hydro-Québec to expand electric charging network to Ontario

CBC.ca - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Hydro-Québec will install 22 charging stations for electric vehicles in eastern Ontario, mainly along the corridor between Ottawa and the Quebec border, the company announced on Monday. This is the first foray outside Quebec for the utility's Electric ...
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All Québec companies to be targeted by proposed amendments to French signage regulations

Lexology (registration) - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The Québec Minister of Culture and Communications and Minister Responsible for the Protection and Promotion of the French Language, Hélène David, has announced that the Québec government will be publishing its proposed amendments to the French ...

Astral Out of Home to Install 20 Digital Faces on Québec City's Réseau de Transport de la Capitale Transit Shelters

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎10 hours ago‎
"Astral Out of Home's continued focus on innovation reinforces its commitment to leadership in the Québec and Canadian digital out-of-home markets," said Luc Quétel, President, Astral Out of Home.

Monique Leroux is named head of Investissement Québec

Montreal Gazette - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
“The naming of Madame Leroux sends a strong signal when it comes to the leadership, which we expect on the part of Investissement Québec and its team. The Quebec economy is in need of more coherence and better cooperation among the principal ...

The Drilldown: Hydro-Québec says it can handle increase in electric cars

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Hydro-Québec wants to multiply by ten the number of electric cars on the road in Quebec by 2020, putting pressure on the province's grid.

Support for Contemporary Dance and Stage Performance in Quebec City

Marketwired (press release) - ‎12 hours ago‎
This funding, which the Government of Canada is providing through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund, will help these two organizations in Québec City renovate and redesign their respective performance venues and acquire specialized equipment.
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PKP's announcement he is quitting politics sends shockwaves throughout Quebec

Montreal Gazette - ‎May 2, 2016‎
There were no warning signs that could have prepared the political class for Péladeau's bombshell announcement, Coalition Avenir Québec house leader François Bonnardel said. “I was alone in the elevator with him just last Thursday, I asked him about ...

Win tickets to Le Festival d'été de Québec 2016

Consequence of Sound (blog) - ‎May 2, 2016‎
For a full 11 days in July, downtown Québec City plays home to one of the biggest and best festivals not just in Canada, but North America at large.

Book review: Death of a Dummy ISBN 9781939816771

Life in Quebec - ‎15 hours ago‎
Paul Wainscott, newly arrived in Québec City from Vancouver, quickly makes friends with some questionable characters. Paul has come into possession of an old building in Vieux-Québec and inadvertently meets up with some of the locals, two of whom end ...
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MONTREAL — Gildan Activewear is expanding its low-cost manufacturing presence by entering Mexico with the ...

Life in Quebec - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Montreal-based company said Wednesday it has signed a deal to buy the equity interest of Alstyle Apparel, which makes T-shirts and fleece products largely sold under the Alstyle brand to screenprinters and mass marketers in the U.S.

Sûreté du Québec to investigate house fire death in Chisasibi

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
One person was found dead after a house fire this morning in Chisasibi, the biggest Cree community on the James Bay coast of Quebec. About 10 firefighters arrived at the burning house shortly after 8 a.m. Due to the cold, they were initially unable to ...
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Quebec Theatregoers Enchanted by Shen Yun

The Epoch Times - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Marcel Cauchon and Gilberte Letarte, both massage therapists, were delighted with the performance at the Grand Théâtre de Québec. “It's wonderful. It's grandiose. It's perfection in the execution of the movements. I would recommend people to see it ...
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Sûreté du Québec probe role of stun gun in fatal police shooting

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Quebec provincial police are investigating why a stun gun and a firearm were used in an intervention Monday that led to the death of a 63-year-old man.

Ad of the Day: A Blind American Tours Quebec in This Clever, Inspired Tourism Ad

Adweek - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The long-form spot, which rolled out a few weeks ago, features an American named Danny Kean, who has been blind since birth, exploring Québec for the first time—flying in a helicopter, riding river rapids, kayaking alongside whales, zip-lining over ...

Launch of the Québec Savings Bonds Sales Campaign

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
QUÉBEC, April 29, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Ministère des Finances du Québec today announces that the sales campaign for the June 1, 2016 issue of Québec Savings Bonds begins May 2, 2016. These bonds are redeemable at any time without penalty ...
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WADA suspends accreditation of Africa's only doping lab

Life in Quebec - ‎May 3, 2016‎
MONTREAL - The World Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday suspended the accreditation of the drug-testing laboratory in South Africa, the only accredited facility in Africa and the latest lab to be stopped from working.
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Negotiations continue between Bombardier and federal government

Life in Quebec - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to reporters during the 2016 Biennial Convention of the Quebec wing of the Liberal Party of Canada in Montreal, Saturday, April 30, 2016.
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Alouettes retire Cahoon's number 86

Life in Quebec - ‎4 hours ago‎
Montreal Alouettes slotback Ben Cahoon and linebacker Shea Emry celebrate with the Grey Cup trophy after defeating the Saskatchewan Roughriders during the CFL Grey Cup game Sunday November 28, 2010 in Edmonton.

Super Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec, Quebec Final 2016 - Thomas Ribeiro won first place

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
SOREL-TRACY, QC, April 25, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Thomas Ribeiro, secondary 4 student at Laval Senior Academy was awarded the Hydro-Québec First Prize, the highest distinction available at the Super Expo-sciences Hydro-Québec, Quebec Final.

The Québec aerospace industry reaffirms its global leadership - More than 1000 Canadian and international ...

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
MONTRÉAL, April 25, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Aéro Montréal, Québec's aerospace cluster, in collaboration with CRIAQ, the Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace in Québec, today opened the 5th edition of the Aerospace Innovation Forum under ...
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