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January 14, 2019 7:17 PM Montreal school evacuated as children suffer mysterious nausea, dizziness

MONTREAL—Emergency crews have been called to a Montreal school where more than a dozen children were suddenly overcome by illness today. A spokesman for the ambulance service says students at Ecole des Decouvreurs in the city’s LaSalle neighbourhood reported nausea, dizziness and vomiting. Between 15 and 20 people were affected, including one adult 7

January 11, 2019 2:23 PM MetroCast acquisition pushes up Cogeco’s Q1 revenue, costs; profit declines

MONTREAL - Cogeco Inc. says an acquisition by its cable and internet segment pushed up first-quarter revenue, but profit was down due to higher costs associated with integrating and restructuring the business. The Montreal-based company says last year’s acquisition of the MetroCast cable systems by Cogeco Communications Inc. was the main reason Cogeco 10

January 10, 2019 9:22 PM Japanese auto supply giant Denso joins Montreal AI cluster with new R&D lab

Quebec premier Francois Legault, on hand for the downtown announcement, said AI will yield productivity gains across the globe and increase nominal GDP in Quebec by more than $4 billion annually. Over the past few years, Montreal’s booming big-data sector has lured corporate behemoths such as Facebook, Microsoft Corp., Google parent Alphabet Inc., Royal 11

January 10, 2019 7:53 PM Canadian Championship expands to 13 clubs with addition of seven CPL teams

The Canadian Championship will expand to 13 teams in 2019 with the addition of seven Canadian Premier League clubs. They join Toronto FC, Montreal Impact and Vancouver Whitecaps from Major League Soccer, Ottawa Fury FC from the United Soccer League and a team from both League 1 Ontario and the Premiere Ligue du Soccer de Quebec (PLSQ). As defending champion 11

January 10, 2019 2:17 PM Aimia completes sale of Aeroplan loyalty program to Air Canada, repays debt

MONTREAL—Aimia Inc. says it has completed the sale of its Aeroplan loyalty program to Air Canada and used the majority of the proceeds to repay debt. The company says gross proceeds from the sale totalled roughly $497 million (U.S.) after adjustments related to working capital. At closing, about $308 million was used to repay and terminate Aimia’s credit 11

January 9, 2019 4:05 PM Bombardier signs $669M rail car deal with N.J., but no work north of border

MONTREAL—Bombardier Inc. has signed a $669-million (U.S.) deal to provide 113 commuter rail cars to New Jersey. The company says the contract will yield no additional work in Canada, with Buy American rules prompting Bombardier’s plant in Plattsburgh, N.Y., to build the multi-level cars, rather than its facility in Quebec. As of 2018, at least 65 per cent of the cost of components 9

January 9, 2019 3:54 PM Service resumes after pepper spray triggers Montreal metro shutdown

MONTREAL—Pepper spray unleashed during a fight between two people on a Montreal subway platform forced a major transit shutdown today at the height of the morning rush hour. The incident took place at Champ-de-Mars, a station near Montreal’s city hall and not far from a major hub where three metro lines intersect. The spray forced officials to shut down those 12

January 9, 2019 3:34 PM Canada’s Andreescu advances to second round of Australian Open qualifiers

Brayden Schnur was the second Canadian of the day to get knocked from the qualifying bracket. The Pickering, Ont., player fell 6-4, 6-3 to the 176th-ranked Kamil Majchrzak of Poland. Schnur is No. 197. Andreescu, Felix Auger-Aliassime of Montreal and Peter Polansky of Thornhill, Ont., all play in the second round of the three-round qualifying event on Thursday 10

January 8, 2019 1:46 PM Montreal home sales up three per cent in December, says real estate board

MONTREAL—The Greater Montreal Real Estate Board says home sales in Quebec’s largest city climbed higher in December to hit a record for the month. The board says there were 2,825 home sales in Montreal in December based on the Centris provincial database, up three per cent from 2,755 in December 2017. Sales of single-family homes rose three per cent to 1,491 compared 10

January 7, 2019 6:12 PM BMO creates financial crimes unit with cybersecurity, fraud capabilities

The Bank of Montreal is creating a financial crimes unit bringing together existing capabilities around cybersecurity, fraud and physical security. The new unit will be led by Larry Zelvin, who joins the bank on Jan. 14. He has been CitiGroup Inc.’s managing director and global head of cybersecurity. BMO chief executive Darryl White says the financial 12