Standing before a crowd of keen industry professionals earlier this week, Jayson Hilchie, the president of the Entertainment Software Association of Canada, painted a bright picture of the video game industry in this country. Some 692 game companies pumped more than $4.5 billion into the Canadian economy in 2019 — allRead More →

Canadian National Railway Co. is confirming job cuts as it deals with a weakening North American economy that has eroded demand for railroad transportation. The company, whose headquarters are in Montreal, said it is “adjusting its resources to demand” but wouldn’t say how many people will be affected. It said some employeesRead More →

Since being elected to Quebec’s National Assembly last year, Catherine Dorion’s clothing choices have received plenty of attention. Known for wearing tuques, T-shirts and Doc Martens in the legislature, the 37-year-old politician is at the centre of a heated debate over what elected officials should wear to work. When Dorian showedRead More →

Faced with evidence of adverse and potentially fatal health effects, Quebec’s Health Ministry is contemplating a ban on the sale of caffeinated energy drinks to people under the age of 16. The province is looking closely at that option amid recommendations from medical groups and a report by Radio-Canada’s investigative program Enquête that revealed the undesirable effects of theRead More →