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Quebec village sends threatening legal notices to nearly one-tenth of its population

The village of Ste-Pétronille, Que., is used to receiving attention from outsiders. Tourists flock to the hamlet at the tip of picturesque Orleans Island to see its French colonial architecture and enjoy views of the Quebec City skyline across the St. Lawrence River. But since the hiring of its town manager, the allure of Ste-Pétronille […]

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Cyberattack knocks out website and mobile app for Quebec’s hydro utility

MONTREAL — Quebec’s power utility said Thursday it was working to get its website and mobile application running again after they were knocked off-line by a cyberattack, for which a pro-Russian hacker group claimed responsibility. Hydro-Quebec said it was targeted at around 3 a.m. by a denial-of-service assault — when attackers flood an internet server […]

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Aspiring Montreal cop believes career blocked because of uncle she never knew

MONTREAL — Miriam Ikhlef felt like she had everything she needed to become a police officer. A graduate of the Universite de Montreal’s security and police studies program, she’d been working as a 911 dispatcher for the Montreal police service for 13 months, even earning a commendation for how she handled a call involving a […]

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