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Hydro-Québec wants to increase rates by 1.6%

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Hydro-Québec is requesting a 1.6 per cent rate increase for all of its residential and most of its business customers. The increase would go into effect on April 1, 2017, if it's approved by the provincial energy board.

This article first appeared in the June 2016 issue of Life in Québec Magazine.

Life in Quebec - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
As a specialist in regional language differences, Boberg has studied Québec English in comparison to the English spoken elsewhere in Canada, and does not hesitate to describe the other language of La Belle Province as a truly unique dialect that is not ...

Increasing the flow of wine among Québec, Ontario and British Columbia

Government of Ontario News - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, Québec Premier Philippe Couillard and British Columbia Premier Christy Clark said today they are committed to improving the on-line ordering experience for consumers.
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Police chase ends in shootout in Vaudreuil-Dorion SQ parking lot

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Quebec's police watchdog is investigating after a police chase in Vaudreuil-Dorion, west of Montreal, ended in a shootout Tuesday afternoon.
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Quebec's controversial website-blocking law Bill 74 faces court challenge from telecom group

Financial Post - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Krisztian Bocsi/BloombergThe Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association - its membership includes Vidéotron, Rogers Communications Inc., Bell and Telus Corp.

Transat Québec Saint-Malo Race 2016: Sailing into the big leagues

Life in Quebec - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Quebec City, Wednesday July 27, 2016 - “It's the finest event of the offshore racing calendar.” That's what all the skippers are saying—albeit a little subjectively—following this 9th edition of the Transat Québec Saint-Malo, presented in ...

Quebec City named top tourist spot

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
"Quebecers are also increasingly staying in the province rather than go to the U.S. for the same reason." Many industries are benefiting from the struggling dollar, especially hotels.

Loto-Québec is looking for four millionaires!

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
MONTRÉAL, July 26, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - If you recently bought a Lotto 6/49 or Lotto Max ticket, or if you said yes to Extra, check your ticket now, as Loto-Québec is looking for four ticket holders who won $1,000,000 each. The lucky tickets were ...
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Flying the Stars and Stripes in Québec City

Life in Quebec - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The original role of the US Consulate in Québec City was mainly to assist sailors in distress and resolve cargo and shipping issues.

Usury Update From Québec Court

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
It is now settled law that application fees and similar charges are considered when calculating interest for purposes of offences under Canada's criminal code but a recent Québec case provides some interesting guidance as to the civil consequences of ...

Man shot by Sûreté du Québec in Saint-Édouard

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
An independent investigation is underway after a man was injured during a police operation Wednesday morning in Saint-Édouard. The tactical squad of the Sûreté du Québec was called to 516 Rang des Sloan to execute a search warrant linked to drugs.

Lucy Deslauriers Unbeatable in Québec Original Grand Prix

Horse-Canada.com - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
by: International Bromont. Young Lucy Deslauriers, on her mount Hester, excelled in the Québec Original Grand Prix on Sunday, July 24 at the end of the first week of the 2016 International Bromont where three countries were represented.
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Street Fight: Taxis vs Technology

Life in Quebec - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Last spring, Québec's city streets and high offices were home to a clash as the traditional fought back against the technological in a fight to decide who would profit when rubber meets pavement.

Sûreté du Québec arrests 3 as part of anti-gang operation

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Quebec provincial police have arrested three more people as part of a large-scale anti-gang operation. Pascal Lavoie, 41, Samy Tamouro, 29, and Claude Ouellette, 42, were arrested and charged in court Thursday with gangsterism, conspiracy, drug ...

Vieux-Québec a great backdrop for UCI race

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Vieux-Québec is a fascinating destination with cobblestone streets and historic structures that create the perfectly scenic backdrop for the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec. This one-day road race in September is the second-last event on the UCI (Union ...

New Millennium Iron Corp. Announces Quebec Government's Award of Financial Contribution to Tata Steel Minerals ...

Marketwired (press release) - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - July 26, 2016) - New Millennium Iron Corp. ("NML" or the "Company") (TSX:NML) today announced the award of a financial contribution of $175 million by the Québec Government ("Government") to Tata Steel Minerals ...

The recipe for success: Allô! Mon Coco celebrating 15 years in Québec

The Suburban Newspaper - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Fast-forward to 15 years later and we now have 20 locations in Québec and are planning to open locations in Ontario and in the US.
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Knockout expected as Stevenson defends light heavyweight title

Life in Quebec - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
QUEBEC - Adonis Stevenson and Thomas Williams Jr. agree on one thing: their championship fight won't go the 12-round distance.

Transat Québec Saint-Malo Race 2016 – Class40s sail into Saint-Malo

Life in Quebec - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Quebec City, Saturday July 23, 2016 - Twelve of the nineteen Class40s racing in the 9th edition of the Transat Québec Saint-Malo presented in collaboration with the City of Lévis are now safely moored at the Quai Duguay-Trouin wharf in Saint-Malo at ...

The Homa Hoodfar Case - Lawyers Without Borders Canada and Barreau du Québec offer their support

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
MONTREAL, July 20, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Lawyers Without Borders Canada (LWBC) and the Barreau du Québec are gravely concerned about the fate of internationally renowned author, anthropologist, and retired Concordia University professor Homa ...
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