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International, Politics

Catalan separatist leader denied entry to Canada

The leader of the Catalan separatist movement in Spain has been officially denied entry to Canada. Carles Puigdemont, fled Spain after the wealthy autonomous region of Catalonia voted for independence from Spain in 2017. The Spanish government declared the independence» 

Economy, Environment, International, Politics

Canada involved in two U.S. environmental lawsuits

In 2013, the U.S state of California engaged in a cap-and-trade carbon emissions trading deal with the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Ontario backed out of the deal in 2018 with a change in the provincial government. Now Quebec finds» 

Politics, Society

Quebec vandals strike again

The now over a century old Montreal statues to a couple of famous historical figures have to be among of the cleanest around. That’s because they have been a regular target of socialist, leftist vandals who spray paint on them» 

Society

Legal help will be free for two days in Quebec

Young lawyers will provide free legal advice to residents of the province of Quebec on October 26and 27, 2019. The former chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada has long criticised the high cost of lawyers which renders justice» 

Indigenous, Politics

Premier François Legault apologizes for Quebec’s treatment of Indigenous people

Quebec Premier François Legault apologized to the province’s Indigenous and Inuit inhabitants Wednesday, saying successive provincial governments have failed to address the discrimination and prejudice experienced by them over the decades. “I offer Quebec’s First Nations and Inuit people the» 

Indigenous, Politics

Quebec commission calls for apology over abuse of Indigenous people

The head of a public inquiry into the treatment of Quebec’s Indigenous people is calling on the provincial government to apologize to the First Nations and Inuit for the harm and “systemic discrimination” they have endured as a result of» 

Economy, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Mistubishi Aircraft to create new centre in Montreal

Japanese giant Mitsubishi announced today it will will open an engineering centre in Montreal’s region whose first mission will be to work on the certification of its long delayed M90 regional aircraft. Last June, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) acquired the» 

Economy, Society

Quebec taxi drivers protest government deregulation

It will be difficult to find a licenced taxi in the morning in several cities of Quebec this week. Taxi drivers in the province are staging a series of rotating strikes in various locations over provincial government plans to overhaul» 

Environment, Society

Quebec town hit by tornado, says Environment Canada

A small tornado hit the town of Lac-aux-Sable in Quebec, about 170 kilometres northeast of Montreal, on Tuesday evening, tossing around campers and uprooting trees, according to Environment Canada meteorologists. According to Environment Canada meteorologist Steve Boily, wind speeds reached» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Canada history: July 8, 1760 – ending French control in North America

Battle of the Restigouche: naval battle helped determine the future of North America After years of contention between France and Britain in North America and the final capture of Quebec City,  French influence was waning and in desperate straights. A»