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PQ, CAQ blast government for sending 6 ministers to Paris in period of austerity

QUEBEC — Premier Philippe Couillard is defending plans to bring six cabinet ministers with him on a March trip to France by saying the government there is footing part of the bill. 195 more words

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Premier Philippe Couillard leaves door open for cabinet shuffle this week

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With rumours and speculation swirling, Quebec cabinet ministers were holding their breaths over a possible early cabinet shuffle by Premier Philippe Couillard.

And contrary to other times where rumours of a shuffle surfaced, Couillard has refused to put a lid on them, keeping the door open for any option. 582 more words

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Péladeau team to cover full cost of airplane charter

MONTREAL – In light of a decision by Quebec’s Chief Electoral Officer, Pierre Karl Péladeau’s team will undertake the full cost of chartering a plane in his campaign spending records, according to a spokesman. 304 more words

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Péladeau campaign to recognize full cost of airplane charter

In light of a decision from Quebec’s Chief Electoral Officer, Pierre Karl Péladeau’s team will recognize the full cost of chartering a plane in his campaign spending records, said a spokesman. 267 more words

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Bill 20 committee told patient quotas not the solution

QUEBEC CITY — Public hearings into Bill 20, an act to promote access to family medicine in Quebec, began Tuesday with groups slamming the health minister’s “wishful thinking” and “simplistic solutions.” 432 more words

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Accused Quebec election night shooter case postponed again

MONTREAL — The case against the man charged with first-degree murder in Quebec’s 2012 election night shooting has been postponed once again because he continues to have difficulty securing a lawyer. 186 more words

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Are Muslims being used as 'political footballs' in Quebec?

MONTREAL — The Canadian Muslim Forum held a news conference on the integration of Muslims in Quebec society Friday morning.

“We notice a total lack of political will to stop this moral onslaught against the Muslim community.” 

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