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Anglos' view of history casts them as outcasts in Quebec: study

Montreal Gazette - ‎9 hours ago‎
Typecast as the villains of Quebec history, anglophones long to be accepted as partners, according to a new study. “There's this yearning to be part of the collective 'we',” said Paul Zanazanian, an assistant professor of education at McGill University ...
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Quebec bans patio smoking

CTV News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Quebec smokers will no longer be able to light up on bar and restaurant patios as of this week. "It's a bit annoying," Marc-Antoine Gervais told The Canadian Press as he enjoyed a puff on a pub patio in downtown Montreal.
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Quebec not interested in Uber's 'concessions': Premier

CTV News - ‎15 hours ago‎
The offer came on the first day of public hearings about Bill 100, Quebec's new law regulating the taxi industry. In Question Period on Thursday Premier Philippe Couillard said the provincial government was not interested in having Uber create a ...

Yvon Charbonneau was the conscience of Quebec's union movement

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎10 hours ago‎
Yvon Charbonneau, who died in Florida last month at the age of 75, was a workhorse, a militant and always a stickler for proper French.
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Auditor general says SAQ's purchasing policy is bad for consumers

Montreal Gazette - ‎11 hours ago‎
In her 2016 value-for-money audit released Wednesday, Guylaine Leclerc said the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) is not getting the best prices from suppliers; it should be negotiating more volume discounts and changing its 10-year-old markup ...

Forest fire risk high across many parts of Quebec

CBC.ca - ‎12 hours ago‎
A sunny long weekend and low humidity have led to an increased risk of forest fires across many parts of Quebec. "We were lucky.

Airbnb says new Quebec law won't be only model regulating home-sharing service

The Province - ‎19 minutes ago‎
MONTREAL - Quebec may be the first Canadian jurisdiction to regulate home-sharing services but the new provincial law won't become the only model guiding the evolution of Airbnb, says a senior company executive.

Opinion: After rapid, imposed changes, it's time for a public discussion of health care in Quebec

Montreal Gazette - ‎11 hours ago‎
Primary care is at a crossroads in Quebec. Over the past 15 years, there has been a major paradigm shift, with primary care and family medicine delivered through the GMFs (groupes de médicine de famille) being recognized as the foundation of our ...
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Tesla Motors to 'massively' expand supercharger network in Ontario and Quebec

Globalnews.ca - ‎17 hours ago‎
WATCH ABOVE: The American electric car designer and manufacturer has announced the installation of its first “supercharger” stations in Ontario by placing them along Highway 401 in Cornwall and in Toronto.

Quebec Liberals agree to amend bill on hate speech

Montreal Gazette - ‎15 hours ago‎
Justice Minister Stéphanie Vallée tables legislation June 10, 2015, at the National Assembly in Quebec City. She was the sponsor of Bill 59, "An Act to enact the Act to prevent and combat hate speech and speech inciting violence and to amend various ...
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Age-enhanced portrait of David Fortin, missing Quebec teen, unveiled

CBC.ca - ‎15 hours ago‎
Weeks before David Fortin's 22nd birthday, the RCMP has released an artist's rendition of what Fortin might look like now, seven years after his disappearance from his home in Quebec's Saguenay region. His mother, Caroline Lachance, was on hand as the ...
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Quebec police operation targets alleged 'grandparent scam' network

CBC.ca - ‎16 hours ago‎
Montreal police say so far, 19 people have been arrested in connection with an investigation into a network of alleged fraudsters who specialize in "grandparent scams.

Quebec terraces will be smoke-free starting this week

CBC.ca - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Smoking on Quebec's terraces will be history as of Thursday. The government is tightening its smoking laws and it's not just terraces slated to become smoke-free.
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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 .
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Wallbridge to purchase Quebec gold property for $3.6 M

Sudbury.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
Sudbury's Wallbridge Mining Company Limited has entered into a binding letter of intent to purchase 100 per cent of the Fenelon Gold Property in West-Central Quebec for $3.6 million. The property is on the same geological belt that hosts the large ...

Lone Pine, Company Suing Canada Over Quebec's Fracking Ban, Aggressively Lobbying in Ottawa

DeSmog Canada - ‎15 hours ago‎
The company is actively claiming damages for Quebec's 2011 decision to revoke oil and gas exploration licenses located beneath the St. Lawrence River that were granted to its subsidiary, Lone Pine Resources Canada Ltd.

Retired police officers warn Quebec against starting costly gun registry

CBC.ca - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Twenty-one years after the introduction of the federal long-gun registry - which was since abolished by the Conservatives - Quebec is making progress on creating its own database of non-restricted firearms. While Brisebois' comments reflect the ...

Stu Cowan: Trevor Gretzky's baseball dream continues in Quebec City

Montreal Gazette - ‎May 23, 2016‎
QUEBEC - Trevor Gretzky learned something new about himself when he arrived in Quebec City this month to join the Capitales for the Can-Am League baseball season.
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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 ...
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