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Beer sales in Quebec boost after New Brunswick cross-border ruling

Toronto Star - ‎7 hours ago‎
Beer sales in Quebec boost after New Brunswick cross-border ruling. New Brunswick customers took advantage of the court ruling that threw out limits on cross-border alcohol imports and bought five to six cases of beer each to take home.
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PKP's announcement he is quitting politics sends shockwaves throughout Quebec

Montreal Gazette - ‎9 hours ago‎
QUEBEC - Pierre Karl Péladeau's political opponents never saw it coming. In fact, time seemed to have stopped at the National Assembly on Monday, as provincial politicians struggled with the magnitude of Péladeau's announcement that he is quitting ...
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Hydro-Québec to expand electric charging network to Ontario

CBC.ca - ‎12 hours ago‎
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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Plea deal in case of man accused of killing Quebec woman in California

Toronto Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
They were charged with shooting and killing Audrey Carey, a 23-year backpacker from Quebec, in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park during the annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass music festival.
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Former Quebec NDP MP Jean Rousseau joins Green Party as critic

CBC.ca - ‎12 hours ago‎
"Jean's parliamentary experience, dedicated community outreach in Compton-Stanstead, and deep roots in Quebec are welcome strengths in the Green Party of Canada," said May in the statement.

The James Bay split: Cree Nation in Quebec thrives, while First Nations in Ontario languish

Toronto Star - ‎18 hours ago‎
That deal was The James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement of 1975, a deal that would cause the fates of the indigenous people on living on either side of James Bay to diverge.

Quebec mafioso sentenced to 15 years in prison — a decade after he was arrested on drug and gun charges

National Post - ‎10 hours ago‎
Sergio Piccirilli appeared disappointed as a Quebec Court judge delivered the sentence at the Laval courthouse. Wearing a sullen face as he sat in the prisoner's dock, he turned towards two relatives who were seated in the courtroom and appeared to be ...
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Quebec health minister suggests 'extra' medical fees come out of doctor salaries

Globalnews.ca - ‎8 hours ago‎
MONTREAL - Extra health care fees may soon be a thing of the past, according to the Quebec Liberals. READ MORE: Quebec Health Minister apologizes for 'scandal' comments. Story continues below ...

Cool, wet start to May in Ontario and Quebec

The Suburban Newspaper (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎
Multiple low-pressure areas will bring the threat of rain to southern Quebec this week. Temperatures will slowly warm up to normal values.

Quebec businesses, citizens the highest taxed in Canada, study shows

Montreal Gazette - ‎6 hours ago‎
For businesses, income and payroll taxes greatly contribute to the gap between Quebec and the other provinces, the study showed.

'Zero tolerance doesn't work any more': Quebec honour student expelled over forgotten pocket knife

National Post - ‎May 1, 2016‎
MONTREAL - Shawn Soucy is an honour-roll high-school student who had never even received a detention until the day last December when he says he absent-mindedly left a pocket knife in his backpack.
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You Will Now Be Paid More Money To Work In Quebec

MTL Blog (blog) - ‎16 hours ago‎
Thanks to an increase in the province's minimum wage, numerous workers across Quebec will now be paid more money. Quebec's minimum wage will increase by 20 cents to reach $10.75 for every hour worked. This will result in minimum wage workers ...

Win tickets to Le Festival d'été de Québec 2016

Consequence of Sound (blog) - ‎7 hours ago‎
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.

Dan Delmar: Missing the point on the Quebec media's diversity problem

Montreal Gazette - ‎May 1, 2016‎
If the media are a mirror, reflecting members of a society and their values, Quebec's media establishment is a two-way mirror, where pure laine broadcasters on one side can gaze adoringly at their likenesses while ethnic and linguistic minorities on ...

Anticosti oil: Quebec chambers of commerce say drilling should go ahead

CBC.ca - ‎May 1, 2016‎
A Quebec group of chambers of commerce is asking the provincial government to let Petrolia finish exploring for oil and gas on Anticosti Island.

New doc, Living With Giants, puts a face to struggling Northern Quebec youth

CBC.ca - ‎19 hours ago‎
The film watches as 18-year-old Kasudluak invites Rist and Leroux-Lévesque to his hometown of Inukjuak, Nunavik, in Northern Quebec to document his life. The filmmakers initially head out to produce a lyrical film about the young man's connection to ...
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One passenger missing after plane crash in northern Quebec

Globalnews.ca - ‎May 1, 2016‎
According to Sgt. Daniel Thibodeau with the Sûreté du Québec (SQ), the pilot's family became worried Saturday evening when they were unable to contact him.

Expert: Health Care Accessory Fees (Quebec)

McGill Newsroom - ‎13 hours ago‎
"With the prohibition of accessory fees, Quebec would address the concerns of several citizen groups. But we need to be careful that this is not an excuse for another increase in physician compensation.

Director revisits exodus from Quebec in documentary

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
During the postwar period of the late 1940s and '50s, the fundamental change of attitude for most French-speaking Quebec was not antagonism to English-speaking neighbours, at least not initially. Instead the negative reaction was directed at the church ...
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Duelling protests over Uber's fate in Quebec

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Several hundred people affiliated with the taxi industry joined an anti-austerity group in front of the Palais des Congrès around noon.
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