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Canada Carbon served notice last Friday that it will file a $96-million lawsuit against the municipality of Grenville-sur-la-Rouge for blocking the ... The lawsuit comes days after a Quebec Superior Court justice ruled in favour of another small town, Ristigouche-Sud-Est, in its legal battle with Gastem, ...
Manif d'art has Jonathan Watkins as the curator for the ninth edition of its flagship event — the Quebec City Biennial taking place through April 21. Watkins is currently the director of the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham, England, who has made his mark being the curator of several international events from ...

A small municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec that was facing a million-dollar lawsuit from an oil and gas exploration company has won its ... Amid concerns from Ristigouche Sud-Est residents over how the drilling would affect municipal water sources, the town passed a bylaw in 2013 that set ...
The City of Gatineau says it welcomes the Quebec government's new flood response action plan, but some flood victims worry the plan doesn't go far ... was too slow to assist and compensate the thousands of people affected by last spring's floods, which devastated cities and towns across western Quebec.
Quebec's federation of municipalities (FQM) has joined some small-town Quebec mayors in decrying Desjardins' decision to get rid of automated teller ... For the mayor of Outaouais municipality Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette, losing their cash machine will have a devastating impact on the local economy.
Every municipality in Quebec has two years to come up with an emergency plan to deal with a disaster after the government has made it mandatory for them ... municipalities be ready in the case of a natural disaster in their midst, such as last spring's floods, which devastated several cities and towns west of ...

A small Quebec town that was facing a $1-million lawsuit from an oil-and-gas exploration company for trying to protect its own water has won its court battle and could see half of its legal fees reimbursed by the Montreal-based company. The municipality of Ristigouche-Sud-Est has been waiting on this ...
Quebec City dumped about 46 million litres of raw sewage into the Saint Lawrence River over 12 hours in order to do scheduled maintenance work on a pumping station, the city said ... “Failure to carry out this maintenance work could lead to major breaks in the equipment,” the city wrote in a press release.
Quebec City is warning residents it will be dumping 46 million litres of untreated wastewater into the St. Lawrence River over a 12-hour period starting Thursday night at 11 p.m.. The city is asking residents to limit water consumption during the operation, which is expected to end at 11 a.m. on Friday.
Low pressure tracks from southwestern Quebec today to the southern Coast of Labrador by late Friday night. Light to moderate snow will accompany the system as well as a little mix or some freezing rain today for north Montreal metro and Quebec City. Out west, much of B.C. and southwestern Alberta ...
Earlier this month, two leading Canadian pediatric associations urged the Quebec government to lift its policy. In January, a group of Montreal pediatricians did the same. The policy often affects Indigenous children, transported from northern Quebec to hospitals in Montreal and Quebec City. In 2016, a total ...
In Quebec, the AI supercluster, headed by Quebec City-based Groupe Optel with the support of more than 80 partners, will work on building intelligent supply chains through artificial intelligence and robotics. An advanced manufacturing supercluster in Ontario will connect technology strengths to the ...
On Feb. 15, the Routes Americas route development forum was officially handed over by Quito, Ecuador to Quebec City, Canada – the host destination for 2019. Routes Americas brings together leading airlines, airports and tourism authorities to discuss air services to, from and within the entire Americas ...
The driver of a snow removal dump truck who neglected to lower the box on his vehicle carved a path of destruction on a Quebec City street Wednesday afternoon, striking a hydro pole, getting tangled in its wires and then pulling down seven more hydro poles and damaging 20 vehicles parked along his ...
The tense atmosphere has been fuelled in part by the city's demographics. “What sense does it make that people are protesting the veil, and yet they've never met someone who wears one?” asked Elazzouzi. According to the 2011 Census, Canada's whitest cities are in Quebec. Saguenay (0.9 per cent), ...
... many of Quebec City's roughly 10,000 Muslims is made worse by the growing number of far-right groups active in the area. La Meute — whose members circulate Islamophobic comments online — has held three demonstrations in Quebec City since the shooting, each attracting several hundred people.
The extreme weather warnings which plagued Quebec for the past few weeks have been lifted by Environment Canada, but not before causing accidents, fires and shutdowns. In Quebec City, the extreme cold in December caused 17 fires, compared to 11 the year before, and made work harder on ...

Paralysis and frigid temperatures are not enough to keep Aymen Derbali away from the Quebec City mosque where he was nearly killed trying to intervene in a shooting rampage nearly one year ago. The father of three was among more than 50 people caught in a mass shooting at the mosque during ...
A 39-year-old man is facing multiple charges in connection with the kidnapping of a woman Thursday night in Quebec City. Charles ... When he reached Montmagny, on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, Highway 20 was closed because of bad weather, so he took a detour into the town. When he ...
OTTAWA—One of Canada's most prominent Muslim groups is asking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to designate the anniversary of the 2017 Quebec City mosque shooting as an official day of remembrance. The National Council of Canadian Muslims wants Trudeau to endorse Jan. 29 as a national day of ...
Located right on the banks of the Saint Lawrence River is Quebec city - our province's capital. Quebec city has a population of over half a million and is one of the oldest European settlements in North America. Making it an extremely popular tourist destination for North American history buffs and people who want to visit ...
Quebec City in winter weaves a spectacular spell of sheer magic. Its mix of architecture, history, art and French culture make the Canadian provincial capital feel like Europe, at half the travel time and a fraction of the cost. One of North America's oldest European settlements, Quebec City may be rooted in its ...
Tourism Montreal wants to reignite “a love affair” between Montreal and Quebec City. A couple of new ads — the first one from the metropolis and the second, the response from Tourism Quebec — have gotten people from both cities thinking about visiting the other. In the beginning of the first ad, Montreal ...
The answer is "oui" if you venture to Old Quebec, Canada -- a 300-acre, self-contained neighborhood within the capital of Quebec City. ... It also has five parks, countless shops and restaurants, several squares and schools, two distinctive parts of town (Upper and Lower), numerous boutique hotels, ...
Coalition Avenir Quebec candidate Genevieve Guilbault celebrates her victory with leader Francois Legault, in a provincial by-election in the ...
There's something about the blend of vibrant fall colours and the post-summer tranquility in our provincial capital that appeals to Aislin.
Radio host Martin Pouliot will be charged Monday with impaired driving causing injuries, according to an report posted by his former employer.
A Crown prosecutor has added a new charge of attempted murder to the list of charges against Alexandre Bissonnette in connection to the ...
A visit to Quebec City can feel like ancient history for anyone struggling to remember those overnight trips from grade school. But if you're ...
Demonstrators of a right wing group, "La Meute" demonstrate in silence in front of the legislature, on Sunday, August 20, 2017 in Quebec City.
Police in Quebec City arrested two men Tuesday in connection with a demonstration last month that saw protesters clash with riot police.
The security measures taken at Quebec City's Jean Lesage International Airport are over after a suspicious package Sunday morning led to a ...
Jessica Chastain indulged her sweet tooth while out and about in Quebec City with her handsome new husband, Gian Luca Passi de ...
Peter Black is a radio broadcaster and writer based in Quebec City. He has worked on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, in Montreal as a newspaper ...
Dates in several other Canadian cities have also been rescheduled. Perry is now slated to perform on Oct. 9 in Quebec City and Oct. 31 and ...
Far-right group La Meute is planning a protest in Quebec City this weekend as tensions rise over asylum seekers and how Quebec is handling ...
Quebec City police are confident they will have enough officers on the ground to avoid a Charlottesville-like confrontation Sunday when ...
A rally against racism, in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia, was held Wednesday evening in front of the Consulate General of the U.S. in ...
The Kahnawake chiefs are planning to travel to Quebec City on Tuesday ... “If the government of Quebec adopts Bill 85 in its present form, it will have ... Four surrounding municipalities argued the Quebec government should ...
The city hall bell is shown in the City of Saint-Raymond in this undated handout photo. Officials in a town northwest of Quebec City say they're ...
Has Quebec City gained 6,000 residents whose mother tongue is ... an influx of anglophones to the town of 20,000, “they must be lying low.”.
Whether Iles's is thundering towards yet another World Cup win on the UCI circuit or filming in the streets of Quebec at 5 a.m. – the call time to ...
Quebec City police have arrested a 56-year-old man in connection with a series of robberies in the Sainte-Foy neighbourhood. Following an ...
The news came just three weeks after a proposal aimed at setting up a Muslim cemetery in a town southwest of Quebec City was defeated in a ...
... to be spotted around Quebec City. The Passages Insolites – unusual passages – programme includes nine installations by various architects ...
Quebec City mayor worried about far-right group linked to cemetery ... Dorais told CBC News that employees with the town found an ...
Quebec City's Muslim community will now have a place to bury their ... a referendum in the small town of Saint-Apollinaire, Que., halted plans ...
Quebec is well known for its centuries-old past as well as its vibrant and cutting-edge present. The province's capital city is growing its meetings ...
Put on by EXMURO, an organization that works on different artistic and architectural projects throughout Quebec City, the works playfully bring ...
The 90kg (200lb) ball, believed to be fired by the British in 1759 during the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, was discovered earlier this month in ...


 

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