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January 18, 2018 10:00 PM Trudeau continues cross-country town hall tour with stop in Quebec City

PM has touted tour as a chance to escape 'Ottawa bubble' and meet with Canadians After a swing through Nova Scotia and Ontario, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads to Quebec City tonight for the second leg of his cross-country town hall tour as he looks to meet with Canadians ahead of Parliament's return later this month. Trudeau embarked on a similar 8

January 17, 2018 3:24 PM Quebec to raise minimum wage 75 cents to $12 this spring

The increase is the largest minimum wage hike in the province’s history. At $12, Quebec’s minimum wage would rank third highest in the country behind Alberta’s and Ontario’s. MONTREAL—Quebec will raise the province’s minimum wage to $12 an hour as of May 1. The 75-cent increase from the current rate of $11.25 was confirmed today by Labour Minister Dominique 14

January 17, 2018 1:44 PM Quebec's minimum wage to increase to $12 in May

Salaries for minimum wage workers will rise by 75 cents per hour this spring Quebec's minimum wage workers will see a bigger paycheque starting this spring. The minimum wage will increase by 75 cents on May 1, bringing it to $12 per hour. It is the largest wage increase in the province's history. The Quebec government made the announcement Wednesday 13

January 16, 2018 8:12 PM Australia files WTO complaint against Canada over rules around wine sales

Australia has filed a complaint about Canada’s rules around wine sales with the World Trade Organization. The complaint filed Friday argues that Canada’s distribution, licensing and sales measures discriminate against imported wine. It targets product markups, market access and listing policies used in British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia 12

January 16, 2018 4:28 PM 2 prominent Parti Quebecois members won’t seek re-election

Longtime Parti Quebecois members Alexandre Cloutier and Nicole Leger will not run in this year’s provincial election. QUEBEC—Two prominent Parti Quebecois members of the national assembly will not run in this year’s provincial election amid reports several of their colleagues are also leaving the political scene. Alexandre Cloutier, 40, said this morning 12

January 11, 2018 11:53 PM Patient claims he was denied treatment at CHUM hospital for not speaking French

Montreal hospital looking into complaint after Zbigniew Malysa said urologist refused to speak to him A Montreal man who claims he was denied treatment because he couldn't speak French has filed a complaint to the ombudsman of the city's new French-language super hospital. The downtown CHUM hospital is also investigating after Zbigniew Malysa, a Canadian 15

January 11, 2018 6:38 PM Metro takeover, generic-drug changes weigh down Jean Coutu’s profits

The pharmacy chain says it earned $42.1 million for the quarter ended Dec. 2, compare to a profit of $51.2 million a year earlier. MONTREAL—The Jean Coutu Group Inc. reported a drop in its third-quarter profit compared with a year ago, weighed down by costs related to the sale of the company to Metro Inc. and changes affecting its generic drug business 13

January 9, 2018 5:52 PM Quebec opposition parties balk at making mosque shooting anniversary a day of awareness

The National Council of Canadian Muslims is asking for the Jan. 29 anniversary of the mass shooting one year ago to become a day of action on Islamophobia. But the Parti Quebecois and the Coalition Avenir Quebec say the term Islamophobia is too controversial. MONTREAL—Quebec’s main opposition parties are coming out against a call to make the anniversary 9

January 5, 2018 5:29 PM Muslim group asks Trudeau to designate Jan. 29 day of remembrance for Quebec City mosque shooting

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 remembrance and action on Islamophobia. In a letter to the prime 10

December 28, 2017 7:16 PM 4.1 magnitude earthquake hits Quebec, north of Ottawa; no damage reported

A seismic analyst with Natural Resources Canada said the quake under the La Verendrye wildlife reserve was felt slightly by residents of Maniwaki, Que., about 130 kilometres north of Ottawa. MONTREAL—Natural Resources Canada says it recorded a 4.1 magnitude earthquake this morning under the La Verendrye wildlife reserve about 200 kilometres north of Ottawa 20