Highlights / New York


Canadian tennis athletes express support and concern over the U.S. Open

Biance Andreescu, the Canadian tennis star, plans to make the most of the opportunity to get back on the tennis court in response to the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) decision to hold the U.S. Open in spite of concerns »

Highlights, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics

Canada History: Apr 28, 1939: the unexpected arrival of Soviet record flight

The year 1939 began in hope, The World’s Fair was being held in New York City, with the theme of “The Land of Tomorrow” to open on April 30. The still young Soviet Union was eager to promote itself as »


Canadian company ‘brings body diversity’ to New York runways

The Montreal-based company, Addition Elle, will be showing it plus size fashion wear as part of the official shows at New York’s Fashion Week. In a news release, it says taking its ‘fashion democracy message’ there indicates “just how far »


Bombardier shut out of New York subway deal due to delays

Montreal-based Bombardier has informed employees that its bid on a $3.2-billion contract with New York’s transit authority has been sidelined, reports Canadian Press. The reason given is past poor performance and delays. Transit officials in Toronto have been furious over »

Environment & Animal Life

Quebec declares war on wild boars

Provincial authorities in Quebec are on war footing this fall to repel an invasion of a wily, omnivore animal that if left unchecked, could turn into an irreversible occupation and result in millions of dollars in damage to agriculture and »

Economy, International, Politics

Quebec and New York: keeping the relationship going

It’s a relationship that goes back some 400 years. And with about 4,500 Quebec companies doing business with the U.S. state of New York daily, Jean-Claude Lauzon has a high-stakes job. The former award-winning industrial psychologist and corporate head hunter »