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Quebec's former transport minister injured in bike accident on Canada Day

QUEBEC CITY – Forty-three-year-old Sylvain Gaudreault, a former Quebec Transport and Municipal Affairs Minister, is out for the summer.

The Parti Quebecois MNA was supposed to be in committee hearings on Wednesday; instead he spent the day in hospital with a broken hip. 358 more words

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Quebec Liberals say Boisclair's nomination gives taxpayers more bang for their buck

QUEBEC CITY – He’s young, he’s smart and he knows his environmental files.

Former Parti Quebecois Environment Minister and party leader André Boisclair has been named special advisor to Liberal MNA for the Viau and current Environment Minister, David Heurtel. 337 more words

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Leo Bureau-Blouin takes over PQ youth wing

Watch above: Leo Bureau-Blouin was officially named president of the PQ’s youth wing after running unopposed.

QUEBEC CITY, Que. – A former leader of the powerful Quebec student movement that spurred massive protests two years ago is taking a new role with the pro-independence Parti Quebecois. 106 more words

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Full Pundit: In Ontario and Quebec, political strategists on trial

Ontario ponders its existence
Paul Wells of Maclean’s thinks the Progressive Conservative campaign in Ontario, and the Parti Québécois campaign in Quebec, should “haunt election planners for a long time to come.” Pauline Marois thought unveiling Pierre Karl Péladeau as a candidate was a genius idea; Tim Hudak thought the same of his pledge to axe 100,000 civil servants. 659 more words

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Gazette Midday: Duck samaritan found guilty; Montreal gas prices soaring

Hello and welcome to montrealgazette.com and welcome to Midday. Here’s the rundown on some of the stories we’re following for you today.

Emma Czornobaj has been found guilty on all four charges she faced. 681 more words

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The Story So Far: Engineers gave $10M to political parties; Mercier repairs kick off

Hello and welcome to The Story So Far for Friday, June 20.  Click on the audio player below to hear the rundown on some of the stories we’re following for you today. 29 more words

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PQ's loss is CAQ's gain as Quebec turns right...

A survey conducted by CROP for La Presse finds that the Parti Quebecois is continuing to plumb new depths in popularity while the Coalition Avenir Quebec, which was once referred to as an upstart political party, seems to be picking up the slack and emerging as a serious political threat to the Liberals. 217 more words

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