Quebec

  • NDP leader Mulcair receives a standing ovation from his caucus in the House of Commons in Ottawa
    Poll surge raises election win prospect for Canada's leftist NDP Reuters - 4 hours ago

    By Randall Palmer OTTAWA (Reuters) - A surge in support for Canada's left-leaning New Democrats is forcing strategists and investors to consider a once unthinkable prospect … More »Poll surge raises election win prospect for Canada's leftist NDP

    NDP leader Mulcair receives a standing ovation from his caucus in the House of Commons in Ottawa

    By Randall Palmer OTTAWA (Reuters) - A surge in support for Canada's left-leaning New Democrats is forcing strategists and investors to consider a once unthinkable prospect - the party which has never governed federally might now win the October election. The New Democratic Party (NDP) scored a stunning upset in Alberta's …

  • Monday's Scoreboard The Canadian Press - 5 hours ago

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  • Merkley, Quinney, Draisaitl score two each as Rockets down Oceanic at Memorial C … The Canadian Press - 6 hours ago

    Leon Draisatl was glad to see what he called the "real" Kelowna Rockets show up at the Mastercard Memorial Cup. Draisaitl, Nick Merkley and Gage Quinney each scored … More »Merkley, Quinney, Draisaitl score two each as Rockets down Oceanic at Memorial C …

    Leon Draisatl was glad to see what he called the "real" Kelowna Rockets show up at the Mastercard Memorial Cup. Draisaitl, Nick Merkley and Gage Quinney each scored twice as the Western Hockey League champion Rockets downed the Rimouski Oceanic 7-3 on Monday night, erasing the bitter taste of a loss to the host Quebec …

  • Haitians to Ottawa: 'Make a place for my children' CBC - 10 hours ago

    Dozens of protesters gathered outside the Citizenship and Immigration office in Montreal on Monday, calling on the federal government to give Haitians more time to apply … More »Haitians to Ottawa: 'Make a place for my children'

    Dozens of protesters gathered outside the Citizenship and Immigration office in Montreal on Monday, calling on the federal government to give Haitians more time to apply for permanent resident status. Haitians have until June 1 to get their papers in order — or risk being deported from Canada. Because of political instability …

  • Three main federal parties launch pre-election television ad blitz The Canadian Press - 10 hours ago

    The three main federal political parties released new television advertisements Monday, each with different messages aimed at garnering support during this fall's election. … More »Three main federal parties launch pre-election television ad blitz

    The three main federal political parties released new television advertisements Monday, each with different messages aimed at garnering support during this fall's election. In the other ad, Prime Minister Stephen Harper is seen working at his desk late at night. The message: The ads are meant to contrast Trudeau's inexperience …

  • Mohawk council must release all claim to disputed Quebec territory to get $239M The Canadian Press - 11 hours ago

    The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne says Ottawa has offered more than $239 million as compensation for roughly 8,100 hectares of disputed territory located along the south … More »Mohawk council must release all claim to disputed Quebec territory to get $239M

    The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne says Ottawa has offered more than $239 million as compensation for roughly 8,100 hectares of disputed territory located along the south shore of the St. Lawrence River in Quebec. The offer is subject to a community referendum and in order to receive payment from Canada the council must renounce …

  • N.B. maple syrup processor wins sweet victory against Quebec industry CBC - 13 hours ago

    A New Brunswick maple syrup processor has scored a legal victory in his long-running battle with the organization that controls the industry in neighbouring Quebec.  … More »N.B. maple syrup processor wins sweet victory against Quebec industry

    A New Brunswick maple syrup processor has scored a legal victory in his long-running battle with the organization that controls the industry in neighbouring Quebec. Étienne St-Pierre alleges the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers has been trying for years to put him out of business by blocking his ability to buy …

  • Ontario needs helping hand, Mowat Centre tells federal parties CBC - 14 hours ago

    The next federal government, no matter what party forms it, should develop an economic strategy geared to boosting Ontario, according to a new report from the Mowat Centre. … More »Ontario needs helping hand, Mowat Centre tells federal parties

    The next federal government, no matter what party forms it, should develop an economic strategy geared to boosting Ontario, according to a new report from the Mowat Centre. Such a strategy would not only help the province that is the engine of economic growth in Canada, but help most of the other provinces too, the economic …

  • Speeding driver near Banff clocked at 209 km/h CBC - 14 hours ago

    RCMP say he was going 209 km/h while the posted limit on the Bow Valley Parkway — the old 1A Highway west of Banff — is 60 km/h. The man now faces dangerous driving … More »Speeding driver near Banff clocked at 209 km/h

    RCMP say he was going 209 km/h while the posted limit on the Bow Valley Parkway — the old 1A Highway west of Banff — is 60 km/h. The man now faces dangerous driving charges under the Criminal Code and other traffic safety offences. Anyone who acts as a supervisor for a driver with a learner's permit can be held accountable …

  • Rimouski Oceanics' Frederik Gauthier(23) clears a puck in front of teammate goalie Philippe Desrosiers while Oshawa Generals' Cole Cassels, right, checks Oceanic's Charles-David Beaudoin, during second period action Saturday, May 23, 2015 at the Memorial Cup tournament in Quebec City. Cassels is a two-way threat for the Generals at the Memorial Cup. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
    Centre Cole Cassels a two-way threat for Generals at Memorial Cup The Canadian Press - 15 hours ago

    Cole Cassels has been the man in the spotlight for the Oshawa Generals. The versatile centre took most of the important faceoffs as the Generals beat the Quebec-champion … More »Centre Cole Cassels a two-way threat for Generals at Memorial Cup

    Rimouski Oceanics' Frederik Gauthier(23) clears a puck in front of teammate goalie Philippe Desrosiers while Oshawa Generals' Cole Cassels, right, checks Oceanic's Charles-David Beaudoin, during second period action Saturday, May 23, 2015 at the Memorial Cup tournament in Quebec City. Cassels is a two-way threat for the Generals at the Memorial Cup. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

    Cole Cassels has been the man in the spotlight for the Oshawa Generals. The versatile centre took most of the important faceoffs as the Generals beat the Quebec-champion Rimouski Oceanic and host Quebec Remparts in their opening two games at the Mastercard Memorial Cup. Cassels' draw back to defenceman Stephen Desrocher …

  • 'Stolen' Beothuk remains need to come home from Scotland, Mi'sel Joe says

    The chief of the Miawpukek First Nation band paid an emotional visit to the National Museum of Scotland recently to talk to museum officials about repatriating the remains of two Beothuk people killed in the 1820s. The remains of Demasduit and her husband — a chief named Nonosabusut — have been stored at the Edinburgh …

  • Manitoba energy coalition joins fight against Energy East pipeline

    The Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition has joined the chorus of voices opposing the Energy East pipeline in the province. The project would repurpose a 40-year-old natural gas pipeline that runs right by Shoal Lake, on the Manitoba-Ontario border. Shoal Lake supplies drinking water to Winnipeg.

  • Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney testified before the Senate's national security committee Monday, calling on senators to pass Bill C-51, the government's controversial anti-terror legislation. "I am convinced more than ever that this bill is much needed," said Blaney, referencing the recent arrest of 10 Quebec teens …

  • Al Coates made a return to the Saint John area Monday to talk up the Telus Cup national midget hockey championship that will be held in Quispamsis next April. Coates has a hockey tie to the Saint John area in that he was the general manager of the Calgary Flames for a time when Saint John was home to the Flames American …

  • Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette has made a deal with the province's federation of general practitioners in an effort to improve access to family doctors. Barrette will drop the idea of imposing a patient quota, but doctors will have to find a way to make sure 85 per cent of Quebecers have a family physician by the …

  • MONTREAL - Quebec's corruption inquiry has resumed sitting, with the entire hearings taking place under a publication ban.

  • Alberta wildfire near Wabasca forces 5,000 people from homes

    About 5,000 people have been evacuated from the path of a wildfire that has prompted the northern Alberta hamlet of Wabasca to declare a local state of emergency. On Saturday, Martin Beaver says he was at the heart of the wildfire now burning out of control. "I started fighting the fire," said Beaver, saying it had started …

  • Phoenix Sun finally leaves Sorel port... but only gets to Quebec City

    Despite setting sail this weekend after two and a half years of being stranded in Sorel, Que., the Phoenix Sun saga is not yet over. The long-stranded freighter is still in Quebec, despite leaving Sorel's port on the weekend. The ship sailed for about 200 kilometres, and then the engine failed near Quebec City.

  • A prominent French-language foreign correspondent says he will withdraw from public life to prepare a response, following allegations that he fabricated and embellished some of his stories. Bugingo has denied the allegations.

  • New Brunswick weather: Hot start to week with high near 30 C

    The work week will start out warm, says CBC meteorologist Peter Coade, with an area of high pressure situated to the south of the province pumping warm air across the region today with temperatures approaching 30 C. "Wednesday will again be mostly sunny with warmer than normal temperatures while a disturbance starts to …