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Quebec may slash 50 per cent of school boards

QUEBEC CITY — Montreal’s biggest French-language school board is set to undergo major restructuring. In fact, the number of francophone school boards in the province is expected to drop significantly, from 60 to 36. 281 more words

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CAQ puts faith in Legault with 97.2 per cent confidence vote

“On se donne Legault” was the Coalition Avenir Québec’s slogan in last spring’s election. Over the weekend, the party took its own advice.

For the first time, the CAQ put their leader, François Legault, to the test with a vote of confidence on Sunday and he passed with the support of a resounding 97.2 per cent of the 500 party members at the CAQ’s first convention since 2012. 485 more words

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PKP continues to make parties uncomfortable

QUEBEC CITY – Try as he may, Pierre Karl Péladeau just cannot keep a low profile.

He was again thrust in the limelight this week, as parties discussed his double status, with the… 346 more words

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CAQ holds the fort in Lévis byelection

The Coalition Avenir Québec comfortably held off the Liberals in the Lévis byelection Monday night. After surging ahead to an early lead, the CAQ’s François Paradis ended the evening with 46.79 per cent of the vote to the Liberal candidate Janet Jones’s 32.46, a difference of about 3,100 ballots. 434 more words

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