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Quebec City lawsuit against Cogeco dismissed

Media | 06/22/2016 8:49 pm EDT

The Quebec Superior Court has dismissed a defamation lawsuit against Cogeco Inc., determining the suit was abusive under section 51 of Quebec’s code of civil procedure. The City of Quebec had sued Cogeco, its CEO, Louis Audet, as well as Richard Renaud, director of Quebec’s CJMF FM-93 radio station, for comments made on one of its morning broadcasts regarding a report published by the province’s Charbonneau commission on corruption in the construction sector....