Quebec

  • Irving and Port Hawkesbury Paper unfairly subsidized, says U.S. ruling CBC - 3 hours ago

    The U.S. government is one step closer to imposing duties and tariffs on paper imports from J.D. Irving Ltd. of Saint John and Port Hawkesbury Paper of Nova Scotia.  … More »Irving and Port Hawkesbury Paper unfairly subsidized, says U.S. ruling

    The U.S. government is one step closer to imposing duties and tariffs on paper imports from J.D. Irving Ltd. of Saint John and Port Hawkesbury Paper of Nova Scotia. The U.S. Department of Commerce released a preliminary ruling Tuesday that says supercalendered paper, a product sold by the companies in the U.S., is unfairly …

  • U.S. alleges Colombian man was dealing drugs to U.S. from a Quebec prison The Canadian Press - 5 hours ago

    Daniel Vivas Ceron, 34, has been charged with five counts, including conspiracy to distribute controlled substances resulting in serious bodily injury and death. Investigators … More »U.S. alleges Colombian man was dealing drugs to U.S. from a Quebec prison

    Daniel Vivas Ceron, 34, has been charged with five counts, including conspiracy to distribute controlled substances resulting in serious bodily injury and death. Investigators began looking into the trafficking of powdered fentanyl and other synthetic drugs following the overdose death in January of Bailey Henke, 18, of …

  • Russell Brown brings 'wide experience' to Supreme Court, says chief just … The Canadian Press - 7 hours ago

    Russell Brown, an Alberta appeal court justice with strong academic credentials but relatively little bench experience, was welcomed by his new peers Tuesday as the latest … More »Russell Brown brings 'wide experience' to Supreme Court, says chief just …

    Russell Brown, an Alberta appeal court justice with strong academic credentials but relatively little bench experience, was welcomed by his new peers Tuesday as the latest appointee to the Supreme Court of Canada. Brown was named Monday by Harper to replace the retiring Marshall Rothstein, whose departure takes effect …

  • Heat advisory issued for southern Quebec
    Heat advisory issued for southern Quebec CBC - 7 hours ago

    Montreal public health officials are warning people to stay out of the heat over the next couple of days while parts of southern Quebec are under a heat warning. Environment … More »Heat advisory issued for southern Quebec

    Heat advisory issued for southern Quebec

    Montreal public health officials are warning people to stay out of the heat over the next couple of days while parts of southern Quebec are under a heat warning. Environment Canada issued a heat advisory Tuesday afternoon at around 3:30 p.m., and it is expected to remain in effect until Thursday. The heat warnings were …

  • Washaw Sibi re-elects Pauline Trapper-Hester as Chief CBC - 8 hours ago

    The Cree of Washaw Sibi in Quebec re-elected Pauline Trapper-Hester Monday for a second term as Chief. "Our advisor informed us that the Cree Nation Government will … More »Washaw Sibi re-elects Pauline Trapper-Hester as Chief

    The Cree of Washaw Sibi in Quebec re-elected Pauline Trapper-Hester Monday for a second term as Chief. "Our advisor informed us that the Cree Nation Government will be signing off on some governance issues," said Trapper-Hester. The Washaw Sibi Crees are beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement but …

  • Gerry Fostaty, a survivor of the 1974 explosion at CFB Valcartier, poses for a portrait in Toronto, July 28, 2015. Fostaty was five steps away from the entry to the barracks at CFB Valcartier on July 30, 1974, when a grenade exploded inside, triggering widespread carnage that would leave a lasting impact on dozens of people. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Galit Rodan
    Military ombudsman says cadets injured in 1974 explosion were mistreated The Canadian Press - 8 hours ago

    Gerry Fostaty was five steps away from the entry to the barracks at CFB Valcartier on July 30, 1974, when a grenade exploded inside, triggering widespread carnage that … More »Military ombudsman says cadets injured in 1974 explosion were mistreated

    Gerry Fostaty, a survivor of the 1974 explosion at CFB Valcartier, poses for a portrait in Toronto, July 28, 2015. Fostaty was five steps away from the entry to the barracks at CFB Valcartier on July 30, 1974, when a grenade exploded inside, triggering widespread carnage that would leave a lasting impact on dozens of people. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Galit Rodan

    Gerry Fostaty was five steps away from the entry to the barracks at CFB Valcartier on July 30, 1974, when a grenade exploded inside, triggering widespread carnage that would leave a lasting impact on dozens of people. The tragedy, in which six cadets died and 65 other people were injured, resurfaced as a news story Tuesday …

  • Actor and jury member Jake Gyllenhaal attends a press conference for the jury at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France on May 13, 2015. Quebec director's Jean-Marc Vallee's collaboration with Jake Gyllenhaal, an outer space thriller starring Matt Damon and a gangster film topped by Johnny Depp are among the films heading to the Toronto International Film Festival this September. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Thibault Camus
    Damon, Depp and Gyllenhaal movies bound for Toronto film festival The Canadian Press - 10 hours ago

    An outer space thriller starring Matt Damon and a gangster film topped by Johnny Depp are among the titles headlining the 40th edition of the Toronto International Film … More »Damon, Depp and Gyllenhaal movies bound for Toronto film festival

    Actor and jury member Jake Gyllenhaal attends a press conference for the jury at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France on May 13, 2015. Quebec director's Jean-Marc Vallee's collaboration with Jake Gyllenhaal, an outer space thriller starring Matt Damon and a gangster film topped by Johnny Depp are among the films heading to the Toronto International Film Festival this September. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Thibault Camus

    An outer space thriller starring Matt Damon and a gangster film topped by Johnny Depp are among the titles headlining the 40th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, an 11-day marathon that organizers promised will both celebrate a storied past and promising future. TIFF bosses Piers Handling and Cameron Bailey …

  • New Parc Jean-Drapeau interactive app celebrates public art CBC - 11 hours ago

    The creators of a new interactive app about the public art at Parc Jean-Drapeau are hoping the original soundtrack created for each of the sculptures will open people's … More »New Parc Jean-Drapeau interactive app celebrates public art

    The creators of a new interactive app about the public art at Parc Jean-Drapeau are hoping the original soundtrack created for each of the sculptures will open people's eyes and ears to the significance of these works of art. One of Montreal's favourite electronic musicians, DJ Champion, composed a score that uses heavy …

  • UPAC conducts another raid in connection with water-meter investigation CBC - 12 hours ago

    Quebec's anti-corruption investigators are conducting another raid today as part of its ongoing investigation into a $355-million cancelled water-meter contract. More »UPAC conducts another raid in connection with water-meter investigation

    Quebec's anti-corruption investigators are conducting another raid today as part of its ongoing investigation into a $355-million cancelled water-meter contract.

  • TIFF 2015: Julianne Moore, Benedict Cumberbatch among stars expected
    TIFF 2015: Julianne Moore, Benedict Cumberbatch among stars expected CBC - 12 hours ago

    TIFF 2015 is going back to its Canadian roots for its 40th birthday, opening the festival with Quebec director Jean-Marc Vallée's Demolition. Gyllenhaal is just one … More »TIFF 2015: Julianne Moore, Benedict Cumberbatch among stars expected

    TIFF 2015: Julianne Moore, Benedict Cumberbatch among stars expected

    TIFF 2015 is going back to its Canadian roots for its 40th birthday, opening the festival with Quebec director Jean-Marc Vallée's Demolition. Gyllenhaal is just one of the A-list stars who have become fan favourites at the festival, returning to Toronto year after year. After her Oscar-winning turn in Still Alice, Julianne …

  • Robin Janson is a third-generation tobacco farmer and, now, the last standing tobacco farmer in the province.

  • Parlee Beach campers unhappy with wet weather

    "It has been disappointing because it's our summer vacation and we want to enjoy the sun and have a good time," said Pierre Bordeleau, of Quebec, who is visiting Parlee Beach with his family. "When you go to that beach and you can walk down the middle of it and no one's there — all of a sudden 20,000 people are dispersed …

  • The $430-million settlement fund in the Lac-Megantic train disaster is illegal because the Quebec judge who approved it did not have the authority to do so, Canadian Pacific Railway said in its official leave for appeal Monday. Documents obtained by The Canadian Press state the railway will argue that Superior Court Justice …

  • Prime Minister Stephen Harper has named Alberta Court of Appeal Justice Russell Brown as his latest appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada. Brown, a former barrister and law professor, is taking over for the retiring Justice Marshall Rothstein, whose departure takes effect as of Aug. 31, Harper said Monday in a statement. …

  • Cadets mistreated after CFB Valcartier grenade explosion, says report

    A long-anticipated report into a deadly 1974 explosion at a cadet training camp at CFB Valcartier in Quebec says the dozens of victims should be adequately compensated. Survivor Gerry Fostaty said he has been briefed on the contents of the report, and is looking forward to implementation of the recommendations.

  • Perth-Andover man plagued by Jeep problems

    A Jeep owner in Perth-Andover says his $73,000 vehicle is a lemon, and that neither the dealer nor Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is willing to replace it or give him back his money. Dr. Moheb Zaki says if a final fix attempt doesn't work, he may go to court about the ongoing problems he's had with his 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee …

  • Canadian Adonis Stevenson will defend his World Boxing Council title on Sept. 11 at the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. An opponent has yet to be named for Stevenson's sixth defence of the belt he won with a first-round knockout of Chad Dawson in 2013. Details of the bout and the fight card are to be announced later this week, …

  • An arrest has been made following a weekend incident in Essex County, in which a Quebec City man was allegedly run down after he and his friends got into an argument with another group of people. The Ontario Provincial Police say that in the early hours of Saturday morning, two groups of people got into a verbal altercation …

  • Quebec provincial police are limiting their use of semi-unmarked vehicles pending a review following a fatal collision. The probe was launched after an officer driving such a car smashed into another vehicle and killed three elderly people on July 18 in Dolbeau-Mistassini, about 300 kilometres north of Quebec City. Semi-unmarked …

  • Quebec's police ethics commission has ruled a Montreal police officer used intimidation and showed disrespect when he threatened to tie a homeless man to a pole outside a metro station. Cellphone video posted to YouTube by a passerby shows officer Pierre-Luc Gauthier reprimanding a disheveled man who had been asking people …