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Quebec sticks to plan to welcome 51,000 immigrants in a year

QUEBEC — Dismissing the criticism of the opposition as a lot of hot air, Quebec’s immigration minister has announced plans to allow about 51,000 new arrivals into the province in 2017 and even more in the future. 489 more words


Opinion: Hallelujah! Things are no longer 'la faute des Anglais'

Rejoice, anglos living in Quebec in 2016. Quebec’s foremost pollster, Jean-Marc Léger, has just exonerated us collectively from the guilt carried by our ancestors who were held responsible for most ills afflicting French Canadians. 665 more words


PQ blasts Quebec Liberals on 'irresponsible' economic surplus

Opposition parties are accusing Quebec’s finance minister of being “irresponsible” with the province’s finances after the government recently announced a budget surplus.

The fallout from Tuesday’s economic update spilled over into the National Assembly Wednesday. 381 more words


Opposition blasts Couillard for not stopping cuts sooner

QUEBEC — With the opposition saying the government showed a lack of empathy in failing to put the brakes on cuts sooner, ministers Wednesday pledged to rapidly move new funds into the health and education system. 489 more words


Marc Tanguay named new Liberal deputy house leader, replaces Gerry Sklavounos

QUEBEC — If the Parti Québécois complained about Gerry Sklavounos’s behaviour in 2013, it wasn’t to the Liberals, said Transport Minister Laurent Lessard on Tuesday. 388 more words


Don Macpherson: A weak 'Lisée bounce' for the Parti Québécois

The Parti Québécois has changed leaders so often — five new “permanent” leaders in the past 15 years, two of them in the past 17 months — that the novelty has worn off. 648 more words