Quebec

  • Energy, climate change on the agenda as eastern premiers, governors meet The Canadian Press - 31 minutes ago

    ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Energy and climate change are leading the agenda as eastern premiers and New England governors began a day-long meeting Monday in St. John's, N.L. … More »Energy, climate change on the agenda as eastern premiers, governors meet

    ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Energy and climate change are leading the agenda as eastern premiers and New England governors began a day-long meeting Monday in St. John's, N.L. Two governors, Connecticut's Dannel Malloy and Charlie Baker of Massachusetts, say they want to meet demands for more power in their states while reducing …

  • Quebec schools deserve reinvestment, group tells government
    Quebec schools deserve reinvestment, group tells government CBC - 3 hours ago

    A coalition of unions, school associations and parental groups held a joint news conference on Sunday, calling on the provincial government to staunch the bleeding on … More »Quebec schools deserve reinvestment, group tells government

    Quebec schools deserve reinvestment, group tells government

    A coalition of unions, school associations and parental groups held a joint news conference on Sunday, calling on the provincial government to staunch the bleeding on education budgets. The group says it's "sounding the alarm" on budget cuts that have, they said, led to a lower quality of education in Quebec. Corinne Payne …

  • Quebec City car crash kills man, pregnant woman CBC - 4 hours ago

    A 30-year-old pregnant woman and a 29-year-old man are dead after a collision in Quebec City's Limoilou neighbourhood on Sunday night. More »Quebec City car crash kills man, pregnant woman

    A 30-year-old pregnant woman and a 29-year-old man are dead after a collision in Quebec City's Limoilou neighbourhood on Sunday night.

  • Four stories in the news today, Aug. 31 The Canadian Press - 6 hours ago

    Energy and climate change will top the agenda today as eastern premiers and New England governors meet in St. John's. Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Paul Davis is … More »Four stories in the news today, Aug. 31

    Energy and climate change will top the agenda today as eastern premiers and New England governors meet in St. John's. Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Paul Davis is hosting the 39th annual conference of regional leaders. Passengers stranded by the grounding of SkyGreece Airlines may hear today about how quickly the Canadian …

  • Stranded SkyGreece passengers to hear from Canadian Transportation Agency The Canadian Press - 7 hours ago

    Passengers who were stranded by the demise of SkyGreece Airlines may get some idea today about how quickly a federal agency will deal with a complaint on their behalf. … More »Stranded SkyGreece passengers to hear from Canadian Transportation Agency

    Passengers who were stranded by the demise of SkyGreece Airlines may get some idea today about how quickly a federal agency will deal with a complaint on their behalf. The Canadian Transportation Agency is giving the airline until 5 p.m. eastern time to respond to a complaint filed by passenger rights advocate Gabor Lukacs. …

  • Ashley Madison hack: Longueuil man to act as lead plaintiff in Quebec lawsuit CBC - 20 hours ago

    A 49-year-old Longueuil bachelor has agreed to be named as a plaintiff in a lawsuit filed against the parent company of the adultery website Ashley Madison. Serge Saumur … More »Ashley Madison hack: Longueuil man to act as lead plaintiff in Quebec lawsuit

    A 49-year-old Longueuil bachelor has agreed to be named as a plaintiff in a lawsuit filed against the parent company of the adultery website Ashley Madison. Serge Saumur is representing Quebecers whose information was exposed after the website was hacked in a class action suit brought by Ontario lawyers. The class action, …

  • Some Quebec schools to start a 'no exemptions' sex ed pilot project The Canadian Press - 21 hours ago

    Education on sexual matters is too important to be optional, according to Quebec's ministry of education. The province is rolling out a new pilot project in which sex … More »Some Quebec schools to start a 'no exemptions' sex ed pilot project

    Education on sexual matters is too important to be optional, according to Quebec's ministry of education. The province is rolling out a new pilot project in which sex education, like French and Mathematics, will soon become mandatory for all students from kindergarten to the last year of high school, regardless of the …

  • Police chiefs want power to seize guns, drugs moving through the mail The Canadian Press - 21 hours ago

    Canada's police chiefs want legal authority to seize mail in transit to stem the flow of illicit drugs, fake medicine and weapons through the postal system. The resolution … More »Police chiefs want power to seize guns, drugs moving through the mail

    Canada's police chiefs want legal authority to seize mail in transit to stem the flow of illicit drugs, fake medicine and weapons through the postal system. The resolution calls on the government to amend the legislation governing Canada Post to provide police with the ability to obtain a judge's approval to "seize, detain …

  • Daniel Sprong signs contract with Pittsburgh Penguins CBC - 23 hours ago

    Daniel Sprong, 18, was the Penguin's top draft pick in 2015. The six-foot, 180-pound Sprong had 39 goals and 49 assists for Charlottetown in 2014-15. Sprong added seven … More »Daniel Sprong signs contract with Pittsburgh Penguins

    Daniel Sprong, 18, was the Penguin's top draft pick in 2015. The six-foot, 180-pound Sprong had 39 goals and 49 assists for Charlottetown in 2014-15. Sprong added seven goals and four assists in the playoffs as Charlottetown won a postseason series for the first time since 2004.

  • Suspected fentanyl lab leads to raid in Montreal North CBC - Sun, 30 Aug, 2015

    Montreal police raided a vacant store in Montreal North on Sunday in connection with an ongoing investigation into an "active organization" suspected of producing synthetic … More »Suspected fentanyl lab leads to raid in Montreal North

    Montreal police raided a vacant store in Montreal North on Sunday in connection with an ongoing investigation into an "active organization" suspected of producing synthetic drugs. Manuel Couture says investigators believe Éric Tremblay, a 41-year-old who was charged Saturday with drug trafficking and production of synthetic drugs, …

  • The week that was in the North: 5 stories not to miss

    A task force launched by Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the national Inuit group, has recommended exploring roman orthography — and not Inuit syllabics — as a standard Inuit language writing system. Standardizing the Inuit language into a single writing system has long been controversial, but many at the conference said they …

  • Use Vote Compass to explore where you fit in Canada's political landscape

    Wondering where you fit in the political landscape? Vote Compass is back for the 2015 federal election. The tool, which was designed by political scientists, prompts you to answer questions on everything from health care to foreign policy and renders a real-time assessment of how your positions on the issues compare with …

  • Military police have opened an investigation into potential links between military personnel at CFB Valcartier near Quebec City and a far-right Facebook group. The group, called "Table Rase," which translates as "Clean Slate," features quotations on its Facebook page from historical figures and politicians promoting anti-Semitic …

  • Fentanyl drug lab dismantled in Dorval

    Police are dismantling a drug lab in Dorval suspected of manufacturing fentanyl, a dangerous drug that has resulted in several fatal overdoses in Canada and the United States.

  • Vancouver dog on sidewalk isn't dead; he's just sleeping

    It might sound like something out of a Monty Python sketch, but Comet the Dog is not dead yet. Comet is known for startling passers-by with his bizarre sleeping habits. Comet has been sleeping in front of Dyer's shop, Hymach Industries, for 14 years now.

  • Heinz Canada has issued a baby food recall warning for the Pear Green Bean Mango pouches because of potential seal issues that could lead to spoiling.

  • Lucienne Robillard, the head of Quebec's budget review committee, will release her final report on Monday — complete with recommendations for Quebec's liquor board, Radio-Canada has learned. According to Radio-Canada, Robillard's report proposes that the SAQ no longer hold a monopoly in the province on the sale of wines …

  • Gabor Lukacs is seen at home in Halifax on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Lukacs says the Canadian Transport Agency has broad powers and should use them now to protect an estimated 1,000 passengers affected by recent flight cancellations by SkyGreece Airlines. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

    The Canadian Transportation Agency is being asked for an emergency order to protect and compensate stranded passengers of SkyGreece Airlines, which ceased operations on Thursday after more than a week of disrupted service. A claim filed Friday by passenger rights advocate Gabor Lukacs says the federal agency has broad …

  • Lu Chan Khuong, the head of the Quebec Bar who was suspended in July over shoplifting allegations, will not get her job back for the time being. Quebec Superior Court Judge Michel Beaupré made the ruling Friday, about one week after Khuong filed a safeguard order demanding her immediate reinstatement as president of the …

  • NDP Leader Tom Mulcair talks to supporters and the press as he takes his campaign to the new federal riding of Notre-Dame-de-Grace-Westmount, in Montreal, on Friday, August 28, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter McCabe

    Stephen Harper trumpeted a new economic report Friday that he said validates his government's policies, but questions quickly emerged as to whether the Conservative leader was offering too rosy an interpretation. The Department of Finance's monthly Fiscal Monitor reported a $5-billion surplus for the April-to-June period …