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Bill 113's child-centred changes will help Quebec's laws catch up with evolving views about adoption and bring them in line with those in other provinces.
FILE - A demonstrator adds a Quebec flag to her veil during a protest against Quebec's proposed Charter of Values in Montreal, Sept.

Healthy human body cells contain 23 pairs of chromosomes, for a total of 46. However, errors during the cell replication process can cause the chromosomes to distribute unevenly, a condition known as aneuploidy.
Quebec based Ficodis purchased Kitchener's Varco this week.
MONTREAL, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Quebec is moving ahead with a law to ban face-coverings in the public sector in a move criticized as marginalizing Muslim women and potentially inflaming anti-immigrant tensions in the mainly French-speaking Canadian ...
The agency that advises the government on reducing waste wants Quebec to at least double deposit fees on beverage containers.

Quebec City police say the number of complaints stemming from a rash of break-ins and alleged sexual crimes at a university student residence has risen to 15.
The war of words between the federal and provincial governments over health care is continuing. Monday, federal Health Minister Jane Philpott laid out her demands, which included a call for more innovative ideas and accountability measures in order for ...
The Algonquins of Ontario are one step closer to assuming tens of thousands of acres of their ancestral territory in a historic treaty, but their counterparts in Quebec are vowing legal action to stymie the agreement and delay a deal decades in the making.
I'm the type of person who truly cherishes relaxation, and there's no better place to just let go of the stress of everyday life than a spa.
A forensic pathologist called to testify at the bail hearing for Jacques Delisle - the only judge in Canada to have gone to prison for first-degree murder - says ...
Quebec's police watchdog is now investigating an August crash between a Gatineau police cruiser and a civilian vehicle after an 81-year-old man who suffered minor injuries died in respite care more than a month later.
Quebec - A former Quebec judge found guilty of first-degree murder in his wife's slaying was back in court Tuesday seeking his freedom pending the outcome of a federal review of his case.
You should also find some Quebec broccoli, spinach and escarole. Most of the tender lettuces are American. A Quebec fruit to enjoy quickly before it disappears for the year is the autumn strawberry, which is still selling around town in baskets that ...
ST-HYACINTHE, Que. - The Crown has filed new charges against two Quebec teens who allegedly plotted to kill fellow classmates.
MONTREAL - The Canadian government's failure to make a decision on Bombardier Inc.'s $1-billion (U.S.) investment request is creating unnecessary ...
Raymond Chretien responds to reporters questions as a news conference on softwood lumber Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at the legislature in Quebec City. Chretien was nominated as Quebec negotiator in the softwood lumber discussions with the USA.

Ficodis, a Quebec based company specializing in industrial products, announced Tuesday the purchase of London's Varco Industrial Sales.
Speaking at the first day of hearings on Tuesday afternoon were a group representing women's rights and the Quebec English school Boards Association, (QESBA).
A bitter debate over identity, religion and tolerance has resumed in the Canadian province of Quebec, as parliamentary hearings begin on proposed legislation that would ban anyone wearing a face covering from receiving public services in the province.
Quebec City police say they are investigating at least nine break-ins at a Laval University student residence over the weekend, with four people alleging they were victims of crimes of a sexual nature.
The frontal rain predicted for late Sunday arrived a few hours earlier and put a damper on outdoor activities to end the weekend. Close to 13mm (0.5 inches) of ...
And if you want to take it all in before the snow starts dropping, there are plenty of options available to you. You can explore the amazing foliage near the the city itself.
The Quebec Writers' Federation has announced the finalists for their 2016 QWF Literary Awards. The prizes honour English-language writers from Quebec in six ...
Sitting quietly by a small river in the Eastern Townships, Rodney Wright's workshop is a centre for Hollywood fantasies, tests of manhood and stress relief.
A Surete du Quebec police car is shown in Levis, Que., Friday, October 12, 2012. Quebec provincial police have identified the police officer who was fatally shot in the line of duty in Lac-Simon on Saturday night as 26-year-old Thierry Leroux.
"Plan Nord" is one of the more ambitious economic, social and environmental projects ever proposed in Canada. It's a massive development project in Quebec that started in May 2011, and since then has been described as everything from "foolhardy and a ...
The Parti Quebecois has a plan to win the riding of Verdun in the next provincial election: teaming up with its rivals. Sources told The Canadian Press that party officials will propose an alliance with Quebec Solidaire and the Green Party in the ...
Quebec - and Canada - will flourish if they turn an open face to the world, not retreat into Trump-style defensiveness.
Quebec City police say they're investigating several reports of sexual assaults that allegedly took place in Laval University residences over the weekend.
On July 20, Quebec's human rights Tribunal (HRT) ordered comedian Mike Ward to pay a combined total of $42,000 in moral and punitive damages to Jeremy Gabriel and his mother for jokes he made about them during his three-year comedy tour.
MONTREAL - Hundreds of Quebecers marched in Montreal today to press for a $15 an hour minimum wage. Many of them said the current provincial minimum wage of $10.75 an hour isn't enough for a person to live on.
Quebec's Automobile insurance Board says it will make changes to part of its driver's licence exam after some immigrant groups complained it was too difficult to pass.
Quebec - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls reaffirmed his support for a free trade agreement between the European Union and Canada on Friday, saying he hopes it is ratified soon.
On Friday, the prime minister of France and Premier Couillard signed a joint agreement to fight radicalization, but Couillard made clear his government is not interested in following France in banning the niqab or hijab in Quebec. "France has its ...
A rush of tourists and a growing appreciation for craft beer in Eastern Quebec have local breweries straining to keep mugs filled and glasses clinking.
Quebec - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is wrapping up his two-day Canadian visit with several events today in Quebec City. Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard is hosting Valls and the two will hold a joint news conference. Valls is also slated to ...
Guy Bouchard, owner of Quebec business newspaper Informe Affaires, left, and Guillaum Dubreil, director of public affairs and media relations for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, were two of the participants in the Grande Prairie energy industry tour ...
Quebec - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is wrapping up his two-day Canadian visit with several events today in Quebec City. Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard is hosting Valls and the two will hold a joint news conference. Valls is also slated to ...
It's no secret that in Quebec, we know how to celebrate things the right way. Not to say that the rest of Canada doesn't, because pretty much every great province is awesome at celebrating things - but we just add a certain je ne sais quoi to the mix.
As of September, I have now spent more than half of my life in the province of Quebec. Since a gentlemen never reveals his age, let's just say I arrived in the late 20th century.
New Parti Quebecois leader Jean-Francois Lisee said he is comfortable with the idea of leading Quebec as a province as it already has a large amount of ...
It turns out milkweed isn't only good for the monarchs - it's also good for keeping Canadians warm on freezing cold winter days.
Passengers on Quebec ferries are prohibited from using Galaxy Note 7 smartphones while on board as a precaution against possible fires or explosions.
A Quebec-based industrial company bought Windsor-based Varco Industrial Sales Ltd. and promises to keep 100 per cent of its workforce intact.
Quebec - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is wrapping up his two-day Canadian visit with several events today in Quebec City. Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard is hosting Valls and the two will hold a joint news conference. Valls is also slated to ...
Because of the benefits, hydro power from Canada seems like a simple solution to New England's electrical needs. But it's not so simple.
WATCH ABOVE: A new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says Quebec has some of the best cities to live in for women.
Four Quebec cities are among the top 10 places to be a woman in Canada, according to a study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
The chief executive of the regulator, Peter Watson, also recused himself from making any decisions related to Energy East last month, due to an appearance of bias, since he also participated in the meeting with TransCanada's representative, former ...






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