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Separatist defeat in Quebec elections calms investors

The stunning defeat of the Parti Quebecois at the hands of the Liberal Party effectively kills the French-Canadian quest for autonomy – at least until the next election. 459 more words


The Story So Far: Ex-Liberal targeted by UPAC; Marois makes her exit

Hello and welcome to The Story So Far for Thursday, April 17. Click on the grey icon below to hear the rundown on some of the stories we’re following for you today. 26 more words


An emotional Pauline Marois bows out

QUEBEC CITY – “Welcome Premier.” The greeting was courteous. Pauline Marois followed tradition and publicly congratulated Premier-elect Philippe Couillard before showing him to his new office. 305 more words


Parti Québécois’ defeat is crushing (Toronto Star)

By Alex Ballingall

April 8, 2014

MONTREAL––This election was the Parti Québécois’ to lose from the start. Now their fall is complete. And their defeat is crushing… 134 more words

Dan Delmar: Dissecting Drainville’s faulty identity rhetoric

It’s become almost sport to poke holes in Charter of Values author Bernard Drainville’s logic. I’m starting to feel guilty because it’s just too easy. He keeps lobbing them in and pundits keep knocking his arguments out of the park. 1,191 more words

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'Values charter' had nothing to do with PQ's humiliating election loss, says PQ minister behind charter

The proposed charter of secular values did not play a fundamental role in the Parti Québécois’ electoral defeat April 7, the minister responsible for the idea says. 660 more words


Le Printemps, d'erable et de la météo

Quebec has just emerged from one of the most vicious election campaigns in recent memory. The thirty-three days saw, amongst other things, allegations of electoral fraud, corruption in party funding, and invitations to exhibit “integrity”, even if that exhibition came in defiance of court orders. 831 more words