It was already clear that as leader of the Parti Québécois, Pierre Karl Péladeau would not be another René Lévesque or Lucien Bouchard. Now he may not even be another André Boisclair. 606 more words
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QUEBEC CITY — Is Pierre Karl Péladeau’s honeymoon with voters over before it even began?
It could seem so.
Thursday’s CROP poll published in French newspaper La Presse showed that with Péladeau at its helm, the Parti Québécois would only garner 30 per cent of the vote — that’s 7 per cent less than in February… and the worst score of any potential new leader. 296 more words
Pierre Karl Péladeau says he finds it strange that the Parti Québécois is slipping in public opinion at the same time as support for the sovereignty option is up. 642 more words
MONTREAL — The man charged in Quebec’s 2012 election-night shooting has reached a payment deal with his lawyer.
QUEBEC — It’s the same story, in modern leadership races nobody wants to end up in the no man’s land that is third place … or worse. 850 more words
MONTREAL — If there was any doubt that Pierre Karl Péladeau was going to be the next Parti Québécois leader, it was erased Wednesday when one of his main contenders withdrew three weeks before voting is to begin. 871 more words
The trial of Richard Bain moved a step closer after he reached an agreement to pay his lawyer.
Bain, accused of first-degree murder in the 2012 election night shooting at a Parti Québécois victory party in Montreal, has agreed to pay his lawyer Alan Guttman $40,000 after selling some of his property. 232 more words