Bank of Canada Raises Interest Rate

The Bank of Canada raised its interest rate from 0.75% to 1%. It had first increased interest rates in July by a quarter of a point, which was a first in seven... Read more »

New Direct Flights From Vancouver Airport

Air Canada has announced new direct flights to France, Switzerland and Australia starting in June of 2018. The company has also announced the improvement of its routes to Delhi, India, and Heathrow... Read more »

Agropur Acquires Ultima Foods’ Share

On Thrusday Agropur cooperative announced they have agreed with Agrifoods international Cooperative to buy back its stake in the joint venture Aliments Ultima and to become the sole owner. The financial details... Read more »

General Electric To Close Peterborough Plant Next Year: 358 Employees Affected

On Friday General Electric announced it would close its industrial engine plant in Peterborough, Ontario in the fall of 2018, a decision that will affect more than 350 employees. “Stopping manufacturing and... Read more »

NB still hopes to be exempted from countervailing duties imposed by the United States

New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant will visit Washington on Tuesday to defend his province’s case on softwood lumber. This is the second meeting in two months between the Prime Minister and US... Read more »
Quebec Premier Jean Lesage in 1963 Photo: Radio-Canada / André Le Coz

New Hydro-Québec building will be named after Jean-Lesage

The Government of Québec has decided to honor the memory of former Prime Minister Jean Lesage by adding his name to the building housing the head office of Hydro-Québec on René-Lévesque Boulevard... Read more »

IKEA To Open 12 New Stores In Canada

As competition accelerates in the country in the furniture and home furnishings sector, Swedish giant IKEA says it is stimulated more than ever by low prices. “At IKEA, the first thing we... Read more »

Unemployment rate climbs in Canada

TORONTO – Employment grew by 55,000 in May, boosted by a 77,000 increase in the number of full-time workers, Statistics Canada reported on Friday. At the same time, the unemployment rate rose... Read more »

Possible “fragments of plastic” found in iögo Yogurts Drinks

OTTAWA – The possible presence of “plastic fragments” in yogurts to drink iögo nanö forces the company Ultima Foods to proceed with their recall. In a statement issued on Thursday, Ultima Foods... Read more »

Ikea in Quebec City: construction officially launched

The construction of the future Ikea store was kicked off Thursday morning. The Swedish company now wants to recruit up to 250 employees by the opening of the summer of 2018. There... Read more »