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Flavours of G7 summit inside new beer

BAIE-SAINT-PAUL, Que.—Brewers in Quebec's Charlevoix region have put the world inside a pint glass by creating a special beer fit for a head of state.

As a nod to the 44th-annual G7 summit taking place June 8-9 in Charlevoix, the Microbrasserie Charlevoix brewery—renowned across the province—blended ingredients from all seven member countries into a true international lager.

Trudeau boasts at swanky fundraiser

MONTREAL—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touted his government's commitment to transparency and its tough stance on the wealthy at a high-priced fundraiser yesterday attended by some of Montreal's elite.

Before beginning his remarks to the roughly 150 Liberal party donors in attendance, Trudeau thanked Stephen Bronfman, a major party fundraiser and well-known businessman and financier.

Wrong people were on trial, families say

MONTREAL—A Quebec man whose kid sister was one of 47 people killed in the Lac-Megantic tragedy says the three men acquitted Friday never should have been put on trial.

“I think, very sincerely, that since the day of the accident, these people have been living in purgatory and it must have been extremely difficult,” Bernard Boulet told The Canadian Press.