Quebec News

The Quebec News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to inform users that there will be lane closures on the Macdonald-Cartier Bridge to accommodate maintenance work.
  2. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists that there will be an alternating lane closure on the Chaudière Crossing for repair work.
  3. The Honourable Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions, and the Honourable Jean‑Yves Duclos, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, will host an event in Montréal to highlight the Government of Canada’s investments in a national pharmacare plan.
  4. On May 23, 2024, at approximately 10:45 p.m. staff members at the Federal Training Centre (minimum security) discovered that Yacine Zouaoui was not accounted for.
  5. On May 21, 2024, Steven Bélanger, an inmate from Archambault Institution, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.
  6. This event is postponed to a later date.
  7. The Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Member of Parliament for Brome–Missisquoi and Minister of Canadian Heritage, on behalf of the Honourable Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED), along with Isabelle Charest, Minister Responsible for Sports, Recreation and the Outdoors and Member for Brome-Missisquoi, on behalf of the Minister of Economy, Innovation and Energy, Minister Responsible for Regional Economic Development and Minister Responsible for the Metropolis and the Montréal Region, Pierre Fitzgibbon, invite media representatives to a press conference on support for Exxel Polymers Inc., a Bromont-based business specializing in the reuse of recovered plastic materials and in the creation of virgin resin.
  8. Library and Archives Canada is inviting members of the press to a Media Preview on Thursday, May 23, 2024, prior to its next Open House event at the Preservation Campus in Gatineau, Quebec.
  9. On May 21, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities Sameer Zuberi, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) President Lisa Campbell and NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy, will launch the 2nd edition of the Artemis Accords Workshop at the John H. Chapman Space Centre (CSA Headquarters).
  10. The Couvent Mont-Saint-Patrice renovation project will save energy, reduce carbon emissions, use renewable energy sources and improve accessibility for all, thanks to an investment of more than $2.3 million from the federal government.
  11. On May 12, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Archambault Institution, a multi-level security federal institution.
  12. First Nations partners are active in the effort to chart a new way forward with the Government of Canada to build renewed nation-to-nation relationships based on the affirmation of rights, respect, cooperation and partnership.
  13. Media representatives are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Compton-Stanstead, Bertrand Ménard, Mayor of Richmond, Pierre Tétrault, Prefect of Val-Saint-Francois RCM, and Benoit St-Pierre, President of the Board of Directors of Couvent Mont-Saint-Patrice.
  14. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and MP for Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Mathieu Lapointe, Mayor of Carleton-sur-Mer, Daniel Côté, President, RÉGÎM and Philippe Dufort, Président and General Manager, cmētis.
  15. On May 11 and 12, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at the Regional Reception Centre, a multi-level security federal institution.
  16. An efficient and reliable transportation system is essential to making life more affordable for Canadians. That’s why the Government of Canada is investing in strategic infrastructure projects to strengthen supply chains and ensure Canadian consumers have access to the affordable goods they need, when they need them.
  17. Completed in 1917, the Quebec Bridge remains the cantilever bridge with the longest clear span in the world. The construction of the bridge, primarily intended for rail traffic, aimed to promote the economic development of Quebec City and to connect the city to the Canadian and American railway network.
  18. The federal government announces the conclusion of a retrocession agreement with Canadian National Railway Company (CN) to transfer ownership of the Quebec Bridge back to the Government of Canada.
  19. On May 9, 2024, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) held a Change of Command Ceremony in the Quebec Region. This occasion marked the change in command from the outgoing Regional Deputy Commissioner (RDC), Alessandria Page, to the incoming RDC, Anne-Marie Labalette.
  20. Building more child care spaces for families in Quebec
  21. Public Services and Procurement Canada wishes to advise motorists of an alternating lane closure on the Des Allumettes Bridge for maintenance work.
  22. Stopping the spread of invasive species such as box tree moth is the most effective way to safeguard forests and native plants, as well as protect Canada's forestry and horticulture-related businesses.
  23. Laval SME receives $1M in financial assistance from CED to accelerate the green shift and sustainable development in Quebec’s regions.
  24. Laval businesses receives $400,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  25. In the context of climate change and the resulting warming of the oceans, it is more important than ever for the Government of Canada to be agile, and explore every new economic opportunity for the benefit of coastal communities.
  26. East Angus business receives $220,000 in financial assistance from CED to improve its productivity through digitization.
  27. The media are invited to participate in a tour of Artisanex along with the Honourable Marie Claude Bibeau, Minister of National Revenue.
  28. On May 3, 2024, Réal Langlais, an inmate from Archambault Institution, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.
  29. The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that its infrastructure remains safe and operational for the travelling public.
  30. As part of its renovation, the Théâtre Sans Frontières will be able to host a greater variety of shows, film screenings, exhibitions, conferences and other cultural events thanks to an investment of more than $2.1 million from the federal government.
  31. Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine business obtains $2 million in funding from CED.
  32. The Grande-Entrée wharf is a key piece of infrastructure for the Magdalen Islands community. In recent years, its harbour has been experiencing major sedimentation issues.
  33. Twenty organizations have received support to recover from the impacts of Hurricane Fiona and better prepare for future bad weather.
  34. The following information is in addition to the news release issued on May 3, 2024, on the financial assistance authorized by CED, the recipients, and their respective projects. All of the projects have received non‑repayable financial contributions.
  35. The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Member of Parliament for Gaspésie‒Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine and Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will take the opportunity during her visit to Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine to announce CED financial assistance to boost the growth of a business in the fisheries sector.
  36. Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Compton-Stanstead, Jody Stone, Mayor of Stanstead and Gabriel Safdie, Director and Founder, Centre des arts de Stanstead.
  37. On April 27, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Archambault Institution, a multi-level security federal institution.
  38. Francis Scarpaleggia, Member of Parliament for Lac-Saint-Louis, on behalf of the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, and Karine Boivin Roy, Member for Anjou-Louis-Riel, on behalf of Mathieu Lacombe, Minister of Culture and Communications, Minister responsible for Youth and Minister responsible for the Outaouais region, announced a joint investment of $3,109,608 for the library of the multifunctional cultural centre in Beaconsfield.
  39. Gatineau online sharing economy business receives $300,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  40. Waterville business receives $500,000 in financial assistance from CED.
  41. On April 20, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Archambault Institution, a multi-level security federal institution.
  42. On April 18, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at the Regional Reception Centre, a multi-level security federal institution.
  43. The media are invited to participate in a tour of Aidexpress along with Sophie Chatel, Member of Parliament for Pontiac.
  44. On April 17, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of the staff, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at the Federal Training Centre, a multi-level security federal institution.
  45. Through Budget 2024: A Fair Chance for Every Generation, the Government of Canada is investing to build a Canada that works better for everyone, where young people can get ahead, get a fair reward for their hard work and be able to buy their own homes, and where everyone has a fair chance at a good life in the middle class.
  46. Minister Duclos to highlight Budget 2024: Fairness for Every Generation investments to ensure a fair future for Indigenous peoples
  47. Backgrounder: Decision by the independent Commission on the applicability of the environmental assessment for the Darlington New Nuclear Project to Ontario Power Generation’s selected reactor technology
  48. Today, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced the Commission’s decision that the existing environmental assessment (EA) for the Darlington New Nuclear Project (DNNP) is applicable to the reactor technology selected by Ontario Power Generation (OPG), the General Electric Hitachi BWRX300 reactor.
  49. On April 17, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Port-Cartier Institution, a maximum-security federal institution.
  50. The Honorable Jean-Yves Duclos, Member of Parliament for Quebec and Minister of Public Services and Procurement will host an event to highlight the federal budget’s investments supporting young Canadian entrepreneurs and strengthening the economy in a way that is shared by all.