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Hydro-Québec replaces defective meters prone to bursting

CBC.ca - ‎6 hours ago‎
Hydro-Québec is urgently replacing some defective meters that have been known to burst or be ejected from the wall. The utility says the meters, known as the Sentinel Iron 345 V, were manufactured between 2005 and 2009 and most of them were installed ...

The Delightful Perversity of Québec's Catholic Swears

Atlas Obscura - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Graffiti in Québec which roughly translates to "We don't give a fuck about the special law (Bill 78)". (Photo: Gates of Ale/CC BY-SA 3.0).

Take another look at us, Québec solidaire tells left-wing anglos

Montreal Gazette - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Quebec's minorities should have another look at what Québec solidaire has to offer and not get hung up on its pro-sovereignty stand, representatives of the party say.

Sûreté du Québec show off new uniforms with dramatic video

CBC.ca - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Quebec provincial police officers have uniforms - and they made a video set to music to show them off. The Sûreté du Québec decided to keep its trademark olive green colours, despite media reports the force would switch to a navy blue. The two-minute ...

Loto-Québec targeting illegal online gambling

CJAD - ‎9 hours ago‎
Loto-Québec has begun drawing up a list of illegal online gambling websites with a goal of shutting them down. With passage of Bill 74 last week, the government is hoping to recover about $220 million dollars lost every year to companies such as Poker ...
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Des risques élevés de feux de forêt au Québec

Le Huffington Post Quebec - ‎May 23, 2016‎
La Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU) invite la population à la vigilance car le danger d'incendie est élevé presque partout au Québec et il le demeurera pour les prochains jours. Les pompiers de Québec et des banlieues nord ont ...
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Second walrus pup born at the Quebec City aquarium

Montreal Gazette - ‎May 24, 2016‎
“It's been quite a hectic month,” said Jill Marvin, director of conservation and animal care at Aquarium du Québec. The walrus named Arnaliaq gave birth to a female pup two weeks ago, while Samka gave birth to a healthy male on the weekend. Boris is ...

OpenBet extends with Loto-Québec

iGaming Business - ‎May 26, 2016‎
“Partnering with OpenBet allows us to seamlessly join up our new, innovative mobile offering with our existing product portfolio, maximising the player experience across all environments,” Loto-Québec's Espacejeux.com general manager, Luc Morin, said.
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Top bureaucrat, chief of staff lose jobs at Transports Québec amid corruption allegations

CBC.ca - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The top bureaucrat at Quebec's Transport Ministry and the top advisor to the transport minister have lost their jobs over a stalled investigation into allegations of intimidation and corruption at the ministry.
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Sûreté du Québec cracking down on drivers this Victoria Day weekend

CBC.ca - ‎May 22, 2016‎
"We want drivers to be very careful on the road because a lot of people travel during the long weekend, and the weather is great," Coulombe said.
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The report of the Auditor General of Québec is tabled in the National Assembly - Press Release no. 1

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
This audit, carried out at the Centre de services partagés du Québec (CSPQ), completes the special audit submitted in November 2015 which concerned information technology contracts.
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Quebec moving ahead with new watchdog for public works contracts

CBC.ca - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The Quebec government is moving ahead with plans to create a new provincial watchdog for public contracts, one of the key recommendations of the Charbonneau commission into corruption .

Minister Heurtel announces the results of the seventh Québec-California carbon market auction

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
QUÉBEC CITY, May 25, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, David Heurtel, today made public the results of the May 18, 2016 auction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission ...

Festival d'été de Québec adds twenty artists to 2016 program

Life in Quebec - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The Festival d'été de Québec adds twenty artists to this year's program - Hedley, Madeon, AlunaGeorge, Francesco Yates, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and many more!

Emera backing Hydro-Québec in battle over New England power market

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Halifax-based Emera Inc. is backing Hydro-Québec in a battle with U.S. power generators for a share of the New England market as it eyes construction of a multibillion-dollar, undersea transmission line from Nova Scotia to Massachusetts.

Could the Sûreté du Québec be ditching its olive green colour scheme?

Montreal Gazette - ‎May 20, 2016‎
La Presse reports that the provincial police force, which has stood out with its colours for 54 years, is set to announce a change that will make the force appear more modern - and also fall in line with other police forces in Quebec. The SQ would be ...
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DDO residents rally against proposed Hydro-Québec power lines

CBC.ca - ‎May 15, 2016‎
Protesters at the Sunday rally said Hydro-Québec's plan to build 16-storey 315 kilovolts transmission lines would be a blight in the residential neighbourhood, devaluing properties along de Salaberry Boulevard, causing health and environmental problems ...
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New England lobby group attacks bid by Hydro-Québec to sell power in US

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 15, 2016‎
Hydro-Québec's bid to bolster its presence as a significant power provider in eastern North America is facing strong resistance from major players in a key potential market in New England.
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DDO residents, mayor urge Hydro-Québec to bury new transmission lines

CBC.ca - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Hearings into a contentious Hydro-Québec project in Dollard-des-Ormeaux continued Tuesday night. The utility wants to increase its capacity to meet rising demand for electricity on Montreal's West Island by erecting 16-storey, 315-kilovolt transmission ...
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Loto-Québec Extends Partnership with OpenBet

Casino News Daily - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Loto-Québec explained that it has opted for OpenBet's services and for the opportunity to extend its existing partnership with the gaming provider as system flexibility and delivery are two of the features it is best known for, together with its ...
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