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Canada: ‘Hey Boss, I'm Working Remotely … From Québec!' Are Your Out-of-Country Employees Governed By Québec's Employment Standards? - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

In the context of the pandemic, if there is a question that employers have frequently faced, it is whether employees who decide to work remotely from Québec are covered under Québec's Act Respecting Labour Standards.
Tags: News, Canada, Quebec, Stewart, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak

Amid shortage, Canada taps into emergency maple syrup reserves

The Canadian province of Quebec produces 70% of the world's maple syrup supply.
Tags: News, Canada, Quebec

Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec. CONSTITUTIONNEL (DROIT) : Il est possible de rattacher les dispositions de la Loi visant à renforcer la lutte contre le tabagisme à la fois au droit criminel et à toute matière de nature purement...
Tags: Law, Canada, Quebec, Bedford, Moore, Summaries Sunday, SOQUIJ, Québec Department of Justice, Canada Procureur, Benoît Moore Date, Juges François Pelletier Geneviève Cotnam

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Leather Apple Watch Band From Southern Straps

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Apple Watch accessory company Southern Straps to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Black or Brown Leather Band compatible with all Apple Watch models. Priced at $129, Southern Straps' Leather Bands are made from full grain Horween leather and hand sewn in California. Each band is vegetable dyed for rich color that will develop a unique patina with use over time. Each Apple Watch band is stitched with a durable waxed cord material that ...
Tags: UK, California, Apple Watch, Quebec, Giveaway, Pacific Time, Horween, Southern Straps, No AMP, MacRumors Facebook, Southern Straps Leather Bands

Denis Villeneuve Drew Storyboards For Dune As A Teen, Because Of Course He Did

"Dune" was destiny for director Denis Villeneuve. Storyboarding is an integral part of his process as a filmmaker, and since making his English-language debut with "Prisoners" in 2013, he has worked with the same storyboard artist, Sam Hudecki, on every one of his films. Yet "Dune" is one project that Villeneuve started storyboarding as a teenager when he could only dream of being a filmmaker.Villeneuve has spoken previously about how his relationship with the Frank Herbert novel, "Dune," the so...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Denis, Quebec, Kathryn Bigelow, Dune, Frank Herbert, Coen Brothers, Fraser, Villeneuve, Roger Deakins, Coens, Vermette, Denis Villeneuve, Deakins

6-Day Central Nova Scotia Road Trip Itinerary

Nova Scotia may be small compared to many Canadian provinces – but it packs a punch for its size. It’s home to three national parks (Kejimkujik, Cape Breton Highlands and Sable Island), 13 national historic sites and six UNESCO sites including two that are biosphere reserves. You’ll find everything from long white sand beaches to lakes that look like they’ve been taken out of a painting by the Group of Seven. Colourful coastal villages, cute towns and one big city ensure you’ll find plenty of cu...
Tags: Travel, England, France, Time, Herb, Unesco, Canada, Atlantic, Island, Nova Scotia, North America, Halifax, Quebec, Oasis, Alberta, Hall

Sappy ending: Canada digs deep into strategic reserves to cover maple syrup shortage

A poor harvest season and booming demand has prompted Quebec’s syrup ‘cartel’ to release around 22,000 tonnes of the luscious liquidMaple syrup producers have been forced to raid the world’s only stockpile of the highly valued sweet treat, as surging worldwide demand combined with an unusually short harvest season in 2021.The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers, sometimes referred to as the “Opec of maple syrup”, has released about 22m kilograms of syrup from its strategic reserve to cove...
Tags: Americas, Canada, Npr, Quebec, Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Luna Display Adapter That Turns an iPad or Mac Into a Second Screen

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Astropad to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Luna Display adapter that can turn an extra Mac or iPad into a secondary display for a primary Mac or even a Windows PC. Priced at $130, the Luna Display adapter is designed to plug into a Mac or a PC using a USB-C port on newer machines, a Mini DisplayPort (older Macs), or an HDMI port (PCs), and when paired with the Luna Display software, a main Mac or PC can be connected to an ‌iPad‌ or ano...
Tags: Apple, UK, Mac, Monterey, Quebec, Giveaway, Apple Pencil, El Capitan, Pacific Time, Astropad, Luna Display, No AMP, MacRumors Facebook, Mac Pro Luna Display

Why We Need a Canada Trade Secrets Act

To address the growing problem of trade secret theft hurting Canadian businesses and innovators, the federal government needs to consider a major legislative reform to its existing IP laws. It is time to start thinking about passing a federal Canada Trade Secrets Act. The idea of a legislative answer to the problem of trade secret theft in Canada is not new. The Alberta Law Reform Institute proposed model legislation in 1986. The Uniform Law Conference of Canada did the same in 1987. Although th...
Tags: UK, Supreme Court, Law, Eu, Bloomberg, Canada, United States, Intellectual Property, Huawei, Mitsubishi, Quebec, Ontario, Nafta, Toronto Star, Supreme Court of Canada, University of Ottawa

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a 'Jetpack' Magnetic Power Bank for iPhone 13 From Ampere

We've teamed up with Ampere to offer readers a chance to win one of the company's Jetpack magnetic iPhone power banks, which have been designed with the iPhone 13 lineup in mind. While the $49 Jetpack works with the iPhone 12 or the ‌iPhone 13‌ lineups, it has been customized to fit the ‌iPhone 13‌. The magnets won't interfere with the camera, and it works perfectly on Apple's smallest ‌iPhone 13‌, the ‌iPhone 13‌ mini. There are multiple magnetic battery packs on the market, including one...
Tags: Apple, UK, Lightning, Quebec, Qi, Giveaway, Pacific Time, Ampere, No AMP, MacRumors Facebook, Jetpack Magnetic Power Bank

Video- 32 Thoughts Tonight

via Sportsnet, On this edition of 32 Thoughts, Elliotte Friedman and Jeff Marek joined Ron MacLean to discuss a sought merger between the Fenway Sports Group and MLSE, the latest on a possible Nordiques return to Quebec & how COVID-19 is impacting the Olympics.  
Tags: Sport, Fenway Sports Group, Quebec, Elliotte Friedman, Jeff Marek, Ron MacLean

Electric vehicles won't save us — we need to get rid of cars completely

Electrifying heavy cars like trucks and SUVs causes other issues like air pollution and traffic deaths.Insider World leaders are focusing on electric vehicles to reduce emissions and combat the climate crisis.  But electrifying vehicles is simply not enough — especially given their large production footprint.  To really make a difference, we need smaller cars, less cars, and more transportation alternatives.  Paris Marx is the host of the Tech Won't Save Us podcast and author of the forth...
Tags: Trends, Canada, United States, Glasgow, Silicon Valley, North America, Biden, Quebec, Latin America, International Energy Agency, International Transport Workers Federation, World Energy Outlook, Paris Marx

Quebec Still Showing Interest In An NHL Franchise

from Cam Lewis of the Daily Faceoff, Quebec is making a push to bring back the Nordiques. François Legault, Quebec’s Premier, appeared on Le 5 à 7 on RDS on Thursday evening and said that the province’s government will meet with Gary Bettman in the coming months in regards to bringing an NHL team back to Quebec City. “I spoke with [Mr. Bettman], and we have meetings with him in the coming months,” Legault said. “You have to look at who is ready to invest. We have an amphitheater i...
Tags: Sport, NHL, Quebec, Quebec City, Edmonton Oilers, Gary Bettman, Bettman, Nordiques, Legault, Cam Lewis, Daily Faceoff Quebec, Legault Quebec, Hartford Whalers Winnipeg Jets

RE/MAX Names Christopher Alexander President of RE/MAX Canada

RE/MAX, LLC has announced that the company has named Christopher Alexander as the President of RE/MAX Canada. Having recently completed the acquisition of the North American regions of RE/MAX INTEGRA, RE/MAX added the Ontario and Atlantic provinces (approximately 12,000 agents) to its previously owned Western Canada roster (approximately 7,000 agents). Only the Quebec region remains independently owned within Canada. In this role, Alexander will lead the brand throughout Canada, working directly...
Tags: News, Radio, Canada, Atlantic, Quebec, Latest News, Industry News, Ontario, Alexander, Christopher, Bailey, Western Canada, Christopher Alexander, RE/MAX, MAX LLC, Nick Bailey

MacRumors Giveaway: Win an Apple-Themed Blanket From Throwboy

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Throwboy to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win one of the company's Apple-themed Throw Blankets. Introduced earlier this year, the blankets are modeled after classic Apple icons, machines, and operating systems. The 1984 Throw Blanket, for example, is modeled after the first Macintosh that Apple released in 1984. It's made from a beige fabric that matches the color of the original Macintosh, plus it has a black screen, a disk drive, and a ra...
Tags: Apple, UK, Quebec, Giveaway, Pacific Time, Throwboy, No AMP, MacRumors Facebook

Google News Showcase, one year in

A little over a year ago we announced Google News Showcase, our new product experience and licensing program for news, to readers and publishers all around the world. Our goal is to help publishers more deeply engage with their readers and to help readers find, follow and support the news organizations covering the issues that matter to them. One year in, we continue to learn, update and expand the product, and we’ve seen strong, steady numbers both in terms of the number of publishers signing o...
Tags: Google, Japan, News, Colombia, Canada, Quebec, Le Devoir, Hyogo Prefecture, GNI, Brad Bender, Google News Initiative, GNI Digital Growth Program, GNI Startups Lab, Google News Showcase, News Showcase, Google News Showcase Google

These 25 publishers want to know their communities

We can’t write about our communities without understanding them and being part of them. We don’t want to just parachute ourselves in and stick the microphone under their mouths, we really want to come at this as a way to serve them. Christelle Saint-Julien, journalist at La Converse The third North America Innovation Challenge has selected 25 projects out of 190 from Canada and the U.S. to receive a share of more than $3.2 million USD to help build their ideas that address the need for...
Tags: News, Minnesota, New York City, Africa, Georgia, Canada, Asia Pacific, Chile, North America, Illinois, Quebec, Latin America, Caribbean, Ontario, Africa Asia, Middle East Turkey

Canada: Quebec's Bill 64 Introduces New Governance Obligations For Businesses Processing Personal Information - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

This article is part of our Bill 64 Blog Series, which will provide readers with a 360° view on Bill 64 and its sweeping amendments to Quebec's Act Respecting the Protection of Personal Information
Tags: News, Canada, Bill, Quebec

MacRumors Giveaway: Win Custom Painted AirPods 3 From ColorWare

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with ColorWare to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win custom painted AirPods 3, which are available in dozens of unique color combinations. ColorWare is a customization company that's been offering custom-painted accessories for several years now, one-of-a-kind painting options for everything from AirPods Max and AirTags to the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 5. Custom AirPods 3 can be purchased from ColorWare starting at $319 for just the AirP...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Nintendo, Quebec, Giveaway, Colorware, No AMP, MacRumors Facebook, AirPods Max

Quebec Court Upholds Fines On Theatres That Portray Smoking Onstage (Even With Prop Cigarettes)

The theatres challenged the fines, claiming it violated their freedom of expression. They argued Quebec’s ban on indoor smoking goes too far, because it forbids actors from smoking even prop cigarettes onstage. – Toronto Star
Tags: Art, Featured, Theatre, Quebec, Quebec Court


Victoria's Oak Bay Beach Hotel has been recognized with Conde Nast Traveler's 2021 Reader's Choice Award:  #1 Hotel in Canada #19 Hotel in the World   “It is a great honor to receive this recognition from Condé Nast Traveler’s esteemed readership. Personalized service and meaningful connections are at the core of everything we do. This award recognizes the best in the industry and is a great testament to the dedication, passion, and resilience our employees have embodied eve...
Tags: Travel, Hotels, Restaurants, Awards, Canada, Vancouver, Victoria, Montreal, Quebec, British Columbia, Conde Nast Traveler, Spas, Quebec City, Strait of Juan de Fuca, Vancouver Island, Boutique Hotels


Le Germain Hotel Montreal recently unveiled a major project collaboration with the MURAL Festival of Montreal, North America's largest urban art festival. The boutique hotel now displays a permanent mural on its front facade, designed by Canadian artist Michelle Hoogvelt.  Following its reopening after extensive renovations, Le Germain Hotel Montreal pursued its innovative relaunch by bringing an elegant touch to downtown Montreal. The initiative is part of the 2021 Mural Arts Program by the...
Tags: Travel, Art, Hotels, Toronto, Canada, Montreal, Quebec, Calgary, Ottawa, Art Festival, Quebec City, Boutique Hotels, Charlevoix, Le Germain Hotel Montreal, Montreal North America, Eat Play Sleep

Food Service Supervisors (French Speakers) needed in Quebec and New Brunswick

  Wage Offered:   15.00-16.00 CAD/hour Number of Openings:  7 Years of Experience Required:  1 Education Required:  High School We are looking for  French speakers  with experience in Fast food restaurants/Nous sommes à la recherche des francophones avec une expérience dans le secteur de la  restauration rapide. Come work for the biggest Fast Food chains in Canada as a Food Service Supervisor in Francophone provincies/Venez travailler pour les plus grandes chaînes de restauration ...
Tags: Travel, Canada, New Brunswick, Quebec, Andy Rodriguez, Fast Food Chains, Food Service Supervisors French Speakers

Canada: HBC Trademark Troubles - A Review Of The Zellers Trademark Dispute Between HBC And A Quebec Retail Family - McCague Borlack LLP

The recent lawsuit initiated by the Hudson's Bay Company against a Quebec retail family demonstrates how easy it can be for trademark ownership rights to slip through your fingers by simply missing a trademark renewal deadline.
Tags: News, Canada, Quebec, Hudson s Bay Company, McCague Borlack LLP, HBC Trademark Troubles

‘Unacceptable’: outrage as Air Canada chief gives Quebec speech in English

Michael Rousseau’s decision not to speak French in Quebec address inflames longstanding grievances over linguistic rightsThe head of Canada’s largest airline is facing public outrage and calls for his resignation after giving a speech in English to business leaders in Quebec – a misstep that has inflamed longstanding grievances over linguistic rights and protections in the country’s lone Francophone province.The row began last week, when in his first major public appearance as head of Air Canada...
Tags: Air Canada, Americas, World news, Canada, Quebec, Michael Rousseau

MacRumors Giveaway: Win an Apple Watch Series 7 and Band From BluShark

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with BluShark to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win an aluminum Apple Watch Series 7 and a BluShark Apple Watch band to go along with it. The Apple Watch Series 7 is the newest Apple Watch, and it has a larger display, fast charging, and better durability. BluShark has a large selection of Apple Watch bands available in materials that include Leather, Silicone, Cordura, Knit Weave, Canvas, and an AlphaPremier seatbelt weave. All of the bands are ...
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The Deschênes Vision

Soquij and Slaw continue the vision of Jules Deschênes Legal Separatism in Canada In 1979 I was introduced by Simon Chester to Jules Deschênes, Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Quebec, who wished to discuss the role that English language legal publishers such as Carswell could play in addressing what he called “legal separatism in Canada”. His thesis was that “Quebec has shown the willingness and the ability to contribute to the building of […] a national scheme of federal law, but the le...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Canada, Carswell, Quebec, Legal Publishing, SOQUIJ, Québec Department of Justice, Slaw, Simon Chester, Superior Court of Quebec, Jules Deschênes, Canlii Soquij Thomson Reuters, Canada Soquij, Deschênes, Justice Deschênes

Canada: Quebec's Bill 64 Introduces New Transparency And Consent Standards - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

This article is part of our Bill 64 Blog Series, which will provide readers with a 360° view on Bill 64 and its sweeping amendments to Quebec's Act Respecting the Protection of Personal Information...
Tags: News, Canada, Bill, Quebec, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Maine Voters Reject Quebec Hydropower Transmission Line

(Reuters) - Mainers voted on Tuesday to reject a $1 billion project to bring hydropower from Quebec into New England, after a years-long battle...
Tags: Quebec, New England, Reuters Mainers

Canada: Bill 64 Blog Series From McCarthy Tétrault's Cyber/Data Group - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Ensuring compliance requires careful planning and a thorough understanding of this uniquely "made in Québec" approach to privacy protection.
Tags: News, Canada, Bill, Quebec, McCarthy Tetrault, Cyber Data Group McCarthy Tétrault LLP