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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 25

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 21

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 25

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 25

December 23, 2018 8:34 PM Most Canadians won’t get a white Christmas, Weather Network forecasts

Scott said much of Quebec will get a high of -7 C on Christmas Eve and a high of -9 C on Christmas Day, and the province will generally be free of snow. Southern Ontario can expect a light snowfall on Christmas Eve of about a centimetre, Scott said, adding that it won’t stick as mild temperatures are expected at around zero. Scott said northern Ontario 32

December 17, 2018 4:08 PM Ex-manager sentenced to 39 months prison in SNC-Lavalin hospital corruption fraud

MONTREAL—A former hospital manager who pocketed a $10-million bribe in return for helping SNC-Lavalin win a Montreal hospital-building contract has been sentenced to 39 months in prison. Quebec court Judge Claude Leblond sentenced Yanai Elbaz today in Montreal in a case that has been described as the greatest corruption fraud in Canadian history 30

December 15, 2018 3:21 AM Davie warns of shipbuilding strategy ‘disaster’ as Coast Guard icebreaker delivered

“We’re ready to help. We’ve got the capacity,” Boisvert said. Davie, he said, “could build in parallel six massive ships. The two other shipyards, Seaspan (in Vancouver) and Irving (in Halifax) they can only do one at a time. So, sincerely, that national strategy might become a bit of a disaster if we’re not leveraged properly.” The comments cast a cloud 30

December 12, 2018 11:07 PM Bausch Health looks to make first acquisition in more than three years

LAVAL, QUE.—Bausch Health Companies Inc. is looking to make its first acquisition in more than three years after focusing efforts on reducing its debt and dealing with highly damaging legacy issues. The Quebec-based pharmaceutical company formerly called Valeant Inc., says it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of Synergy 31

December 12, 2018 6:54 PM Via Rail places $989-million train order with Siemens for key rail corridor

MONTREAL—Via Rail has selected Germany’s Siemens over Bombardier Inc. for a $989-million contract to build new rolling stock as the Canadian passenger rail service renews its fleet of locomotives and cars for the rail corridor between Quebec City and Windsor, Ont. Via Rail and Siemens also announced a 15-year technical services and parts agreement valued 48

December 12, 2018 6:52 PM Canadian maple syrup production falls 22 per cent last year due cold winter

The total value of Canadian maple products fell 22 per cent to $384.4 million while the price of syrup remained relatively unchanged. The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers tapped its strategic reserves this year to avoid wild price swings or supply shortages. Quebec produces about 72 per cent of the world’s maple syrup, with the rest of Canada 28