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A mayor is paving the street in front of his house

City councilors disavow him in a stormy meeting after he only paid $ 250 A mayor of Montégérie put everyone at odds by paving the street in front of his house while the work had to stop before his residence. Gilles Carpentier, the mayor of Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, a small parish of 3000 inhabitants near Saint-Hyacinthe, asked his officials in September to asphalt the street in front of his house. The work that was authorized by the council, however, had to stop about 50 meters before his house. Additional work in front of…

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New altercation between Donald Trump and a CNN reporter

President Donald Trump has once again struggled with the media – especially CNN journalist Jim Acosta – at his press conference following the mid-term elections on Wednesday. Jim Acosta, whose relationship with President Trump has been acrimonious since the president’s term began, questioned the leader about his controversial remarks surrounding the famous caravan of immigrants en route to the United States. BREAKING: President Trump, CNN Correspondent Jim Acosta and @NBCNews Correspondent @PeterAlexander engage in tense exchanges in post-election news conference. pic.twitter.com/WUlXemGn7y — NBC News (@NBCNews) November 7, 2018 “You said…

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Commercial War: Quebec Announces $ 863 Million in Aid to Québec Companies

Just days before the election is called, the Couillard government announces $ 863 million in grants, loans and tax credits to help Quebec companies fight the negative effects of the US trade war. Canada. “We can not sit idly by. There is uncertainty. There is concern. The public sees that this uncertainty exists. This is not a view of the mind. The situation of the international markets for a nation turned towards the exploration like ours is major “, launched the prime minister Philippe Couillard, on Wednesday, in point of press. The cost of this…

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Apuiat wind project: Hydro-Québec president was “condescending”, says Moreau

Energy Minister Pierre Moreau says the Hydro-Quebec president is condescending when he says the Apuiat wind project may not benefit the Innu. “First Nations, and the Innu in particular, have economic advisors, legal counsel, who are as good as those of Hydro-Quebec. […] So it’s a little condescending to say “it will not pay you, you,” said Minister Moreau, interviewed by Mario Dumont on LCN on Monday. The Apuiat wind project, on the North Shore, is at the center of a standoff between the Couillard government and Hydro-Québec President Éric Martel, since…

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Council of the Federation: Ford imposes its mark

The premiers of Quebec and Ontario, Philippe Couillard and Doug Ford, took a short walk in front of the cameras Thursday at the Council of the Federation currently taking place in New Brunswick. SAINT-ANDREWS | After the recent Couillard-Wynne alliance, the arrival of Doug Ford has cast a chill over relations between Quebec and Ontario, as the Council of the Federation, which runs until Friday in New Brunswick, demonstrates. Brunswick. Prime Minister Philippe Couillard and his Ontario counterpart took a short walk for the cameras on Thursday, but no working meeting…

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Washington signs agreement with ZTE to fully resume operations

WASHINGTON | The United States announced on Wednesday that it has signed an agreement with the Chinese group ZTE, paving the way for the complete resumption of its operations nearly three months after the ban on the import of components of American companies. The Commerce Department said in a statement that it has “signed an agreement on a receivership”. “When ZTE has finalized the $ 400 million receivership, the BIS (Bureau of Industry and Security) will cancel the order to ban exports of electronic components,” said the department. Washington banned all…

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Nigeria: state of emergency against corruption

ABUJA | Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday decreed “the state of emergency against corruption”, ordering that ill-gotten property be frozen in Nigeria. The head of state revealed that public funds allegedly stolen by people currently tried or investigated amounted to $ 1.6 billion (1.4 billion euros), amounts that would allow to fund very useful government projects in the country. By signing a decree-law to restrict transactions involving suspicious property, Buhari reiterated that “if Nigeria does not kill corruption, corruption will kill Nigeria sooner or later.” The new Legislative Decree to…

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Supreme Court validates Trump’s highly controversial migration decree

WASHINGTON | The US Supreme Court validated Donald Trump’s anti-immigration decree on Tuesday, offering a definite victory for the US president after a bitter court battle over this extremely controversial measure. The decision, made by a majority of five conservative judges against the four other progressives, ratifies this decree, which permanently forbids US territory for nationals of six countries, most of them with a Muslim majority. ” Wow! Mr. Trump quickly responded in a pithy tweet. The high court, in its judgment written by the president of the institution John Roberts, believes…

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His commercial strategy criticized, Trump attacks Harley-Davidson

Donald Trump Tuesday launched new attacks against the legendary brand of motorcycles Harley-Davidson, which announced its intention to relocate part of its production outside the United States and thus cast doubt on the relevance of its protectionist policies. In a volley of tweets, Donald Trump did not hide his annoyance at the decision of the famous American group based in Milwaukee (Wisconsin) to relocate part of its production abroad to escape the customs tariffs introduced by Brussels in retaliation to those in Washington. “One Harley-Davidson should never be made in…

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Mayor of Roberval Arrested for Impaired Driving

The mayor of Roberval at Lac-Saint-Jean could end up in the hot water. Sabin Côté was reportedly arrested in the night from Saturday to Sunday for driving with impaired abilities. Sabin Côté was arrested around 2 am after his vehicle struck a cone in a construction site on Marcotte Boulevard in Roberval. The mayor of Roberval would then have continued his route and would have been arrested a little further. Joined by TVA Nouvelles on the phone, the mayor confirmed that he has indeed been arrested. On the other hand, he…

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