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Bill to make La Presse a not for profit passes after Quebec invoked closure

The Quebec government has rammed through legislation aimed at allowing Montreal-based La Presse news group to adopt a not-for-profit structure.

Seventy-six members voted in favour of the bill Thursday evening against 24 who opposed it. 471 more words


Quebec passes multiple laws just before session breaks for summer

The National Assembly could end up sitting late Thursday evening as the government tries to pass one last important bill.

“The session is ending tomorrow,” Liberal house leader, Jean-Marc Fournier explained. 280 more words


La Presse non-profit plan is a trick, Pierre Karl Péladeau tells parliamentary committee

QUEBEC — Power Corporation is proposing a subterfuge to lawmakers to rid itself of the La Presse news outlet at low cost and have taxpayers cover its losses. 628 more words

Local News

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This week on 'Focus Montreal:' May 13

Focus Montreal introduces Montrealers to people who are shaping our community by bringing their stories into focus.

It airs Saturday at 5:30 p.m. and Sunday at 7:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. 399 more words


CWA Canada welcomes La Presse ‘social trust’ model as alternative to corporate ownership

OTTAWA — CWA Canada welcomes today’s announcement that La Presse will become a not-for-profit news organization.

“The move to a not-for-profit ‘social trust’ is exciting and we’re very hopeful that it succeeds,” CWA Canada President Martin O’Hanlon said. 430 more words

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La Presse seeks not-for-profit structure, pending Quebec legislation changes

Montreal-based La Presse news group plans to adopt a not-for-profit structure, if Quebec allows it to do so, the company announced Tuesday.

READ MORE: Montreal’s ‘La Presse’ publishes final print edition as part of shift to digital… 374 more words