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Michael Sona is guilty in the robocalls affair. Now what?

Michael Taube, writing in the Sun Media papers, cannot fathom… 1,193 more words

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Graeme Hamilton: The Bloc Québécois was never more than sovereignty. Now it's stopped pretending

With the door-slamming departure Tuesday of Bloc Québécois MP Jean-François Fortin, the party that once dominated Quebec federal politics is down to a mere three elected members. 649 more words

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Parti Quebecois to announce rules for leadership race next month

QUEBEC – The rules for the next Parti Quebecois leadership race will be announced on Sept. 27 in Sherbrooke.

The Canadian Press has learned the party’s 125 riding association presidents will meet that day to choose the method of voting and the date when a winner will be announced. 119 more words


New Bloc leader pounding pavement to fan independence flame

MONTREAL – The Bloc Quebecois’s new leader is spending his summer talking up Quebec independence, a bold campaign that comes just months after his Parti Quebecois cousins suffered an historic defeat for boosting the very same idea. 1,373 more words


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


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


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