Standing before a crowd of keen industry professionals earlier this week, Jayson Hilchie, the president of the Entertainment Software Association of Canada, painted a bright picture of the video game industry in this country. Some 692 game companies pumped more than $4.5 billion into the Canadian economy in 2019 — allRead More →

Canadian National Railway Co. is confirming job cuts as it deals with a weakening North American economy that has eroded demand for railroad transportation. The company, whose headquarters are in Montreal, said it is “adjusting its resources to demand” but wouldn’t say how many people will be affected. It said some employeesRead More →

Since being elected to Quebec’s National Assembly last year, Catherine Dorion’s clothing choices have received plenty of attention. Known for wearing tuques, T-shirts and Doc Martens in the legislature, the 37-year-old politician is at the centre of a heated debate over what elected officials should wear to work. When Dorian showedRead More →

A Quebec resident has been diagnosed with Canada’s first case of a severe vaping-related breathing illness, federal officials have confirmed. “In this case, it does meet the criteria, and yes it is considered the first vaping-related illness [in Canada] related to what’s happening in the States,” said Maryse Durette, senior media relationsRead More →