Quebec News

The Quebec News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. From October 1 to November 12, the Plains of Abraham Autumn Thrills and Chills and Halloween program will pull back the shroud on the dark and mysterious side of the park by throwing visitors into the past.
  2. On September 17, 2022, Sylvain Lévesque Bazinet, an inmate at Donnacona Institution, died while in our custody.
  3. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise users that the Alexandra Bridge will be closed to motorists to accommodate inspection work.
  4. On September 9, 2022, an inmate was found to have been victim of an assault at Donnacona Institution, a maximum-security federal institution. The injured inmate was evaluated by staff members and transported to an outside hospital to receive treatment.
  5. On September 7, 2022, André Bélanger, an inmate at Archambault Institution, died while in our custody.
  6. Between September 2 and 5, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized at the Regional Reception Centre, a federal multi-level security institution.
  7. An army camp from colonial times will be set up on the Plains of Abraham on September 10 and 11 for the event Battlefields.
  8. Health Canada authorized a submission from Héma-Québec to implement a more inclusive approach to blood donor screening. The approach eliminates the current three-month blanket donor deferral period for all men who have sex with men, and instead screens all donors, regardless of gender or sexuality, for high-risk sexual behaviour.
  9. Aujourd’hui, le ministre de l’Innovation, des Sciences et de l’Industrie, l’honorable François-Philippe Champagne, a annoncé l’octroi d’un financement de 404 936 $ à Bell Canada pour que l’entreprise améliore la connectivité mobile dans la communauté de la Première Nation Atikamekw de Wemotaci.
  10. CED awards over $5 million for 24 projects to build or upgrade community spaces in Bas-Saint-Laurent region.
  11. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on August 26, 2022, on CED’s financial assistance, the recipient communities, and their respective projects.
  12. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on August 25, 2022, on CED’s financial assistance and the recipient businesses and their respective projects.
  13. On August 23, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Cowansville Institution, a federal medium security institution.
  14. Organization receives $500,000 from CED to develop and organize outdoor activities.
  15. CED awards nearly $4 million for 23 projects to improve Gaspésie tourism offering and upgrade local community facilities.
  16. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on August 25, 2022, on CED’s financial assistance, the recipient businesses and organizations and their respective projects.
  17. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, on behalf of the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, will make an announcement on improving mobile connectivity in a Quebec First Nations community.
  18. CED grants nearly $75,000 for project to expand community garden.
  19. The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Member of Parliament for Gaspésie–Les Îles‑de‑la‑Madeleine and Minister of National Revenue, will announce Government of Canada assistance for 23 Gaspésie organizations for projects to launch initiatives, revitalize and grow.
  20. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Member of Parliament for Saint-Maurice–Champlain and Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will announce, on behalf of the Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for CED, Government of Canada assistance for projects by Mauricie tourism organizations to launch initiatives, revitalize and grow.
  21. Sophie Chatel, Member of Parliament for Pontiac, will announce a Government of Canada financial contribution for Kazar plein air, an organization being launched in the Outaouais region. This financial assistance will enable the recipient to develop the offering of activities at Kazar Village Nature.
  22. The Government of Canada is announcing $4,531,375 in funding for 47 projects in Quebec that will help improve the efficiency, quality and sustainability of Quebec’s fish and seafood sector.
  23. The contributions will help enhance the sustainability and productivity of the fish and seafood sector
  24. Gatineau business receives $200,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  25. Media representatives are invited to participate in a tour of the Jardin communautaire écologique les Coccinelles de Bromont along with the Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Member of Parliament for Brome‒Missisquoi, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for CED. The Jardin communautaire écologique les Coccinelles de Bromont is an NPO with a mission to provide citizens with the opportunity to grow a garden. Minister St-Onge will be available to answer the media’s questions following the tour.
  26. Ecosurf Canada receives $100,000 from CED.
  27. CED grants $750,000 to rebuild Gatineau’s St-Gérard community centre.
  28. Sophie Chatel, Member of Parliament for Pontiac, will announce Government of Canada financial assistance for Inteloom. The Gatineau business specializing in software design will thus be able to implement a marketing strategy in Canada.
  29. Kipawa, Quebec, August 19, 2022—Today, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Quebec Lieutenant, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, announced federal funding of more than $8.9 million for the construction of a building that will be home to the Kebaowek First Nation Cultural Centre.
  30. Peter Schiefke, Member of Parliament for Vaudreuil–Soulanges, will announce Government of Canada financial assistance to support the growth of Ecosurf Canada, a tourism business specializing in electric surfboard rentals. The announcement of this CED financial contribution will be made on behalf of the Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for CED.
  31. Steven MacKinnon, Member of Parliament for Gatineau and Chief Government Whip, will announce Government of Canada funding to enhance community activities and facilities in Gatineau’s Parc St-Gérard.
  32. Members of the media are invited to attend an infrastructure event regarding Sun Youth with Rachel Bendayan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Outremont, on behalf of Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Renzo Fraraccio, President of the Sun Youth Board of Directors.
  33. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise users of a lane closure on the Timiskaming Dam Bridge for inspection work.
  34. Today, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Quebec Lieutenant, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, announced $25 million in federal funding for infrastructure improvements to the Val-d’Or Native Friendship Centre.
  35. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Karina Gould will be in Trois-Rivières to announce additional passport pick-up locations across the country.
  36. Montérégie organization receives over $200,000 from CED.
  37. The Ville-Marie organization obtains over $300,000 in funding from CED.
  38. Rachel Bendayan, Member of Parliament for Outremont and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, will announce Government of Canada assistance to support the growth of eco-friendly tourism cooperative Alo Richelieu.
  39. On August 10, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Donnacona Institution, a federal maximum security institution.
  40. On August 10, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Cowansville Institution, a federal medium security institution.
  41. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $100,000 investment in Station Mont Tremblant to install 20 EV chargers in a building complex in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec. Funded through Natural Resources Canada’s Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP), all chargers will be available by March 2024. Station Mont Tremblant also provided funding, bringing the total project cost to $309,601.
  42. CED awards close to $900,000 to five organizations that will help boost tourism in the region.
  43. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on August 11, 2022, on CED’s financial assistance and the recipient businesses/organizations and their respective projects.
  44. On August 8, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Donnacona Institution, a federal maximum security institution.
  45. Quebecers deserve to feel safe at home. That is why the Government of Canada is taking action on gun violence, with a comprehensive plan that gets guns off our streets and puts more resources into our communities.
  46. Tennis Canada is receiving financial assistance from CED to enhance the Montréal tournament and position it for the future.
  47. On July 30, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Cowansville Institution, a medium security federal institution.
  48. CED awards over $2.8 million to 16 organizations for projects to build or upgrade community spaces.
  49. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on August 3, 2022, on CED’s financial assistance and the recipient communities and their respective projects.
  50. CED awards almost $4.5 million to 16 organizations for projects to build or upgrade community spaces.