Bombardier Inc. has sold its rail-building unit to French train giant Alstom SA, marking its exit from the rail business.  On Monday, Alstom announced it had secured a deal with Bombardier and major shareholder Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec to acquire Bombardier Transportation for a price of 5.8 to 6.2 billionRead More →

The Quebec government has promised to hold “at least one day” of public consultations about its intention to allow people with mental illness to seek a medically assisted death. Health Minister Danielle McCann was facing outcry after announcing earlier this week that the government would comply with a Superior CourtRead More →

Lino Saputo turned his family’s humble cheesemaking business into a multibillion-dollar global dairy empire and became one of the 10 richest people in Canada in the process. But while amassing his $6.5-billion fortune, Saputo has also been dogged by allegations of having ties to powerful Mafia figures in both CanadaRead More →

The war of words between the premiers of Quebec and Manitoba over Bill 21, Quebec’s secularism law, spiralled Thursday to include craft beer, hockey and the merits of the Prairie province.  The row started after the Manitoba government purchased print and digital ads in French publications in Quebec attempting to entice people affected byRead More →

The head of Desjardins Group urged provincial lawmakers Thursday to pave the way for more secure digital identification systems while responding to questions about a data breach that’s affected 4.2 million people. Guy Cormier, president and CEO of Desjardins, the largest federation of credit unions in Canada, said the currentRead More →

Énergie Saguenay, a proposed $14-billion pipeline and LNG terminal, is the largest private investment project in recent Quebec history. CBC Quebec travelled through the region to find out what’s at stake. Here is the final installment. Michel Moisan stands at the stern of the Bleuvet, an eight-metre-long boat, the TadoussacRead More →