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Air Passenger Protection |  Security contingencies have broad support

Air Passenger Protection | Security contingencies have broad support

Consumer rights advocates and the airline industry agree on one thing: There is no need to completely emulate Europe to better protect travelers. It is more complicated for the rest. The responsibility of carriers to tell the truth in the event of unforeseen events remains an element of controversy. Posted at 6:00 a.m. On the …

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Low interest offered by banks |  Are savers being cheated?

Low interest offered by banks | Are savers being cheated?

The low interest offered by the big banks to savers for their money is worrying given the rapid rise in interest rates over the last year, and voices are raised to denounce the situation. Posted at 7:30 p.m. Big Canadian banks are currently abusing their powers, says HEC Montreal finance department associate professor Amir Barnea. …

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Soon you will be able to replace your driving license online

Soon you will be able to replace your driving license online

The Société de l’assurance automobile (SAAQ) is going digital: Quebecers will now renew their driver’s license and conduct their other transactions online. • Read also: SAAQ: an oversight prevents a taxi driver from working for 1 year • Read also: SAAQ reaches the 21st century • Read also: Beyond the driver’s license SAAQ steps up …

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Productivity |  Quebec continues to catch up

Rio Tinto Singapore Sling | Payment of 1,000 million for unpaid taxes

The news went unnoticed, but gained interest with the resignation of Sophie Brochu. This is Quebec’s leading aluminum producer and major electricity consumer, Rio Tinto, to which our governments have provided generous tax and electricity grants. Posted at 6:30 a.m. Last July, therefore, the multinational resolved a tax dispute that had been in opposition to …

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Ontario's Wonderbrands closes Gadoua plant in Napierville

Ontario’s Wonderbrands closes Gadoua plant in Napierville

The more than 100 years of history that unite Boulangerie Gadoua with the people of Napierville were not enough to save the Montérégie factory, the cradle of the Quebec company. Last week, Toronto-based Wonderbrands, a subsidiary of giant FGF Brands, announced the permanent closure of the sliced ​​bread factory, where generations of workers have worked …

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The sun, the great forgotten of the energy transition

The sun, the great forgotten of the energy transition

While around the world, including in other parts of Canada, solar energy is experiencing exponential growth, this form of energy remains the largely forgotten part of the energy transition in Quebec. The results of Hydro-Québec’s most recent tenders for the purchase of renewable energy will not change anything. Posted at 5:00 a.m. The state corporation, …

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A Desmarais lobby wants to reassure Chinese investors

A Desmarais lobby wants to reassure Chinese investors

Members of the Canada-China Business Council, created and financed by the Desmarais clan, wanted to reassure Chinese investors on Wednesday who fear Ottawa will block them on “national security” grounds. • Read also: A Desmarais organization plays matchmaker for the Chinese • Read also: Strong return of the Desmarais in China During the virtual conference …

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