Quebec News

The Quebec News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. Wrecked, abandoned, or hazardous boats can pose threats to the environment, local communities, and economies. Through the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada continues to take action to address problem vessels and ensure owner accountability.
  2. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Region today released operational and enforcement highlights covering the period from January 1 to October 31, 2023.
  3. Today, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Quebec Region, published the highlights of its enforcement and operational activities covering the period from January 1, to October 31, 2023.
  4. On July 24, 2024, Régis Lavoie, an inmate from Donnacona Institution, died while in our custody.
  5. Fierté Montréal receives $113,750 in financial assistance from CED.
  6. On July 19, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized on the perimeter of Drummond Institution, a medium-security federal institution.
  7. Outaouais tourism business obtains $250,000 in financial assistance from CED to increase its accommodations.
  8. Gatineau business receives $200,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  9. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to inform users that there will be lane closures on the Macdonald-Cartier Bridge to accommodate maintenance work.
  10. The CBSA gives tips for a smoother border crossing during the construction holidays
  11. Small craft harbours are at the heart of many coastal communities, bringing people together for work and leisure, while supporting jobs in the fish and seafood industry for more than 45,000 Canadians.
  12. The funded projects will be undertaken by 2027 in the following Gaspésie harbours managed by Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Projects can range from repairs to asset reconstruction, including dredging work.
  13. The media are invited to participate in a tour of Structures KSM along with Sophie Chatel, Member of Parliament for Pontiac. Structures KSM is an innovative SME in Gatineau specializing in the manufacture of roof trusses. MP Chatel will take the opportunity to highlight a CED financial contribution for the business and will be available to answer the media’s questions after the tour.
  14. A price on carbon pollution is widely recognized as the most efficient means to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that are contributing to the more intense wildfires, droughts, and floods caused by climate change.
  15. Rivière-au-Renard, Quebec – The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will hold a press conference to announce significant investments in small craft harbours in the Gaspé Peninsula.
  16. The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, will make an announcement on Quebec's role as an international leader in carbon pricing and the transition towards a clean economy.
  17. Shawinigan organization receives $473,600 in financial assistance from CED.
  18. Today, the Assembly of First Nations, Chiefs of Ontario, Nishnawbe Aski Nation and Canada reached a $47.8 billion Agreement on the Long-Term Reform of the First Nations Child and Family Services Program. The Agreement is subject to engagement with First Nations and final approvals by the parties to the Agreement.
  19. The Assembly of First Nations National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak, Ontario Regional Chief Abram Benedict, Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler of Nishnawbe Aski Nation, and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, will provide a major update regarding long-term reform of First Nations child and family services.
  20. The media are invited to take part in the tour of Digihub Shawinigan along with the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry.
  21. The Government of Canada opens up simplified process for all dental care providers to provide care to CDCP members
  22. Residents of the Town of Hudson will soon have access to a new multi-purpose pathway for walking and cycling, thanks to a joint investment of $3.4 million from the federal government and the Town of Hudson to redevelop Lakeview and Selkirk Streets.
  23. The Honourable Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for CED, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Transport and Quebec Lieutenant, and Patricia Lattanzio, Member of Parliament for Saint-Leonard–Saint-Michel, will visit an oral health care provider and highlight the fact that eligible children under 18, as well as adults with a valid Disability Tax Credit Certificate, can now apply for the Canadian Dental Care Plan.
  24. The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, highlighted over $55 million over the next two years to support athletes from the playground to the podium.
  25. The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, and Denis Servais, President of the Corporation de gestion du Centre de glaces Intact Assurance and of the 2027 Host Society of the Canada Winter Games in Quebec, will announce Budget 2024 investments to strengthen support for athletes and increase participation in sport.
  26. The Government of Canada is creating generational fairness by creating opportunities for young Canadians to develop their skills and to bolster their experience so they can not only enter, but thrive within the workforce.
  27. The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard will be visiting the port of Grande-Entrée to meet with fish harvesters affected by yesterday's fire, and to assess the damage.
  28. Decarbonizing the production of critical minerals and metals is essential to achieving Canada's climate goals. Canada is the fourth-largest producer of primary aluminum in the world.
  29. Trois-Rivières business receives $660,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  30. The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Steven MacKinnon, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Gatineau, Geneviève Guilbault, Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Sustainable Mobility, and Mathieu Lacombe, Minister of Culture and Communications, Minister responsible for Youth and Minister responsible for the Outaouais region, announced a joint investment of $163.5 million for the planning phase of the structuring electric public transit project between the west of Gatineau and downtown Ottawa.
  31. On June 24, 2024, Jacques Dumont, an inmate from the Federal Training Center, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.
  32. The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos Minister of Public Services and Procurement joined by Sherry Romanado, member of Parliament for Longueuil—Charles-LeMoyne, to announce that eligible children under the age of 18 and adults with a valid Disability Tax Credit certificate can now apply for the Canadian Dental Care Plan.
  33. Media representatives are invited to participate in a tour of Groupe Support Plus – Labmétal along with the Honourable Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for CED.
  34. The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Sherry Romanado, MP for Longueuil—Charles-LeMoyne, will make an announcement about the Canadian Dental Care Plan.
  35. The four recipient organizations are Le Québec maritime, the Hôtel Universel Rivière-du-Loup, Société Duvetnor and the Corporation de développement de Lac-des-Aigles.
  36. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on June 26, 2024, on CED’s financial assistance, the recipient organizations, and their respective projects.
  37. Media representatives are invited to a press conference at which the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Gatineau, the Honourable Steven MacKinnon, on behalf of the Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Sean Fraser, and the Minister of Culture and Communications, Minister responsible for Youth and Minister responsible for the Outaouais region, Mathieu Lacombe, on behalf of the Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Sustainable Mobility, Geneviève Guilbault, will announce a financial contribution to the Société de transport de l'Outaouais for the structuring electric public transit project between the west end of Gatineau and downtown Ottawa.
  38. Québec business receives over $80,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  39. Given the intensification of forest fires in the City of Port-Cartier, in Quebec, an evacuation order was issued on Friday June 21, which included the area in which Port-Cartier Institution is located. Inmates were successfully moved from the affected area to other secure federal correctional facilities.
  40. The Honourable Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for CED, will take the opportunity during her time in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region this coming June 26 and 27 to visit regional tourist attractions, meet with tourism stakeholders, and announce financial assistance for four organizations in this sector, in addition to attending the inauguration of the Halles d’Innovation et de Formation Avancée (HIFA). Media representatives are invited to meet with the Minister at each of the public activities she will participate in.
  41. Media representatives are invited to visit MOS, an SME that designs and markets an innovative automobile roof rack, along with the Honourable Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for CED.
  42. Travelling for the Fête nationale du Québec long weekend? The CBSA gives tips for a smoother trip.
  43. CED announces renewed agreements with SADCs, CAEs, Réseau des SADC et CAE and Capital Réseau.
  44. The governments of Canada and Quebec are granting a total of close to $1.4 million in financial assistance over three years to GÎMXPORT, a regional export promotion organization (ORPEX) whose mission is to mentor Gaspésie and Les Îles‑de‑la‑Madeleine businesses so they perform better in developing their markets in Quebec, Canada and internationally.
  45. The five organizations are receiving a total of nearly $1,750,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  46. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on June 13, 2024, on CED’s financial assistance, the recipient businesses and their respective projects.
  47. Harbour infrastructure and innovation play a vital role for fish harvesters, giving them access to safe, modern facilities and supporting them in the development and acquisition of high-performance tools. This in turn supports the economic health of coastal communities, and contributes to a more prosperous blue economy.
  48. 8 projects in Quebec funded by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec under the Quebec Fisheries Fund.
  49. The governments of Canada and Quebec announce the signing of the Agreement for the Canada Community-Building Fund (CCBF) for the 2024-2034 period. Under this agreement, Quebec will receive more than $2.8 billion in CCBF funding over the next five years, including $535 million for the 2024-2025 fiscal year, helping municipalities address local infrastructure priorities.
  50. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to inform users that the Gatineau-bound sidewalk on the Macdonald-Cartier Bridge will be closed to accommodate maintenance work.