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A violent storm is heading for Quebec and no one will be spared

If you have to hit the road on Tuesday morning, we have some tips for you. First of all, make sure you have winter tires on your vehicle, but also, plan to leave a little earlier than usual, because everything indicates that it will not be easy on the roads tomorrow morning! The reason? There is a lot of snow and for the south, there is even a mix of snow and rain. It is because of the advent of a low pressure system with a significant pressure drop that some areas of…

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Loto-Québec is looking for two millionaires who do not know each other

Loto-Québec released Tuesday morning the list of several prizes not claimed by the winners, to help find them. Of those, two millionaires who do not know each other, a $ 500,000 winner, a $ 250,000 winner, as well as several amounts over $ 100,000 that have not yet been awarded. The Crown corporation strongly encourages those who have purchased a lottery ticket in recent months to have them validated. Winners in the lottery draws have 12 months to claim their prize, after this time it is too late. In addition, amounts…

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Finance 

Michelin hands over Quebec multinational Camso for $ 1.9 billion

The French tire giant Michelin announced Thursday the purchase of Camso, a manufacturer based in Magog, for $ 1.45 billion ($ 1.9 billion). Camso’s operations will be consolidated into Michelin’s new off-road product group, which will be run from Quebec. This new division will have 26 plants and will employ 12,000 employees. $ 1.3 billion in sales Established in 1982 from former Bombardier plants, Camso is a world leader in the markets for snowmobile and agricultural machinery tracks, tires for the material handling industry, and tires and tracks for small construction…

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Quebeckers filled up at the Société des alcools

Fearing a strike in the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) stores, Quebeckers have been filling up on wines and spirits in recent days. Friday was the rush in the SAQ stores across Quebec. When the Journal wentto the SAQ Dépôt de Québec store, there were many customers. The 5,500 employees of the SAQ’s stores and offices could start a six-day strike on Saturday. Several SAQ customers met on Friday have also acknowledged they have advanced their alcohol purchases in anticipation of a labor dispute. “We decided to make provisions. We have heard…

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World 

Alerts and vigils of violent storms for several sectors of Quebec

Several regions of Quebec are under the watchful eye and warning of violent storms from Environment Canada. The organization says it monitors a line of thunderstorms that can produce very strong bursts, hail that can reach the size of a five-cent coin and heavy rain in the evening on Wednesday. Alerts have been issued for the Outaouais, while a watch is in effect for the greater Montreal area, the Laurentians, Lanaudière, Outaouais, Montérégie and Témiscamingue. “Remember that violent thunderstorms can produce tornadoes,” said Environment Canada. Lightning kills and wounds Canadians every…

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News Politics 

Prohibition of cultivating marijuana: Ottawa “disrespectful” to Quebec

The federal government’s decision not to allow the provinces to ban the cultivation of cannabis at home is a lack of respect for Quebec, for which the Liberals of Justin Trudeau risk being sanctioned in the next federal election. This is the message that the Couillard government sent on Wednesday when it heard that Ottawa rejected the Senate’s proposed amendment to Bill C-45, which would have allowed the provinces to ban homegrown farming, as the government wants. Quebec and Manitoba. Instead, the federal law provides that consumers may own up to four plants…

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