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Don Macpherson: Parti Québécois leadership and Pierre Karl Péladeau's control of media access — and of himself

It’s about control. That’s what makes the incident concerning Pierre Karl Péladeau’s cellphone less trivial than it might appear.

It’s about how Péladeau, if he becomes Parti Québécois leader, might change the practice of politics in Quebec, by reducing the media’s control over its messages and agenda. 576 more words

Parti Québécois

The Story So Far: Spending cuts bleed Liberal popularity

Hello and welcome to The Story So Far for Thursday, Nov. 20.

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Montreal@themoment

New poll shows Liberals slipping as they proceed with austerity measures

QUEBEC

The government intends to pursue its austerity agenda even if it means taking a hit in public opinion, Premier Philippe Couillard said Thursday.

“Change is always difficult,” Couillard said when asked if his government will pay a political price for its sweeping reform, retool and rethink agenda to reduce costs. 546 more words

Government And Politics

The Story So Far: PQ is 'obstructing' Bill 10 — Barrette

Hello and welcome to The Story So Far for Thursday, Nov. 20.

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Montreal@themoment

Wrong time for debate on values, Couillard says

QUEBEC

With the opposition accusing him of being soft and “too Canadian,” Premier Philippe Couillard said now is not the time to reopen the controversial Quebec values issue. 492 more words

Local News

The Story So Far: Cell phones and flip-flops - PKP's getting angry

Hello and welcome to The Story So Far for Wednesday, Nov. 19.

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Montreal@themoment

Péladeau not crazy about getting calls from reporters on his cellphone

QUEBEC — It’s safe to say Pierre Karl Péladeau isn’t humming Blondie’s “Call Me” in front of journalists these days.

The media magnate has torn a strip off a reporter who tracked him down on his cellphone. 100 more words

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