Bombardier Inc said in January is exploring “all strategic options” for the CRJ program including a potential sale.
Here are some of the top stories you might have missed today from the Gazette.CanadiensThe Canadiens released their regular-season schedule for the 2019-20 NHL regular-season, which they’ll start on the road with a three-game stretch. Full story here.Former Canadiens captain Guy Carbonneau has been chosen to enter the Hockey Hall of Fame. Full story here.“The Montreal Canadiens got very lucky when Cole Caufield was still available at the No. 15 spot and they landed a young man who might well be a scoring star in the National Hockey League.” Full story here.BombardierMontreal-based Bombardier will sell its jet business to Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd for US$550 million. Full story here.Champlain BridgeCollectors will be able to have a keep of the Champlain Bridge by receiving a small concrete portion of its fallen structure. Full story here.Ecological ProjectA municipal works yard in Montreal, in-between the Bonaventure Expressway and the Lachine Canal, will be turned into an example of an ecological city of the future. Full story here.Green FundAfter complaints from Quebec Premier François Legault, Environment Minister Benoit Charette abolished the Conseil de gestion du Fonds vert (CGFV), which is a responsible for ensuring sustainable development and environmental protection. Full story here.EcocentresMayor Valérie Plante said Montreal will not close any of its ecocentres, even as the city faces problems that have arisen from replacing a major contractor who has been barred from doing provincial or municipal work. Full story here.AstronautQuebecer David Saint-Jacques set a Canadian record by staying on the longest spaceflight with his 204 days in orbit. Full story here.