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Language and identity dominate PQ leadership debate

The Parti Québécois leadership debate sparked fiery, but respectful, exchanges on the issues of language and identity.

The four candidates locked horns at the Monument National in Montreal Sunday afternoon, 10 days before the voting starts and before the PQ announces who will succeed Pierre Karl Péladeau as the party’s leader on Oct. 217 more words

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PQ leadership hopefuls square-off in debate

Parti Quebecois leadership hopefuls met for a second and final debate at the Monument-National theatre in Montreal Sunday afternoon.

The candidates squared off on issues like nationalism, education, secularism and protecting the French language. 368 more words


Don Macpherson: Quebec politics descends into vaudeville

With the pratfalls by the Liberals and the pie-throwing in the Parti Québécois, the first week of the fall sitting of the National Assembly quickly descended into vaudeville. 638 more words


Parti Québécois calls for Quebec Transport Minister to resign again

Quebec Transport Minister Laurent Lessard is insisting he is not the subject of any conflict of interest, even though his former political adviser received a $3 million government grant. 273 more words


More video troubles for the Parti Québécois as Charkaoui wades in on his own

QUEBEC — Parti Québécois leadership candidate Alexandre Cloutier was forced to distance himself again from Islamic activist Adil Charkaoui after he posted a video expressing a preference for Cloutier. 627 more words

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Couillard insists fall session will be about Quebec's 'newfound prosperity'

QUEBEC — Trying to set the tone on the opening day of session Tuesday at the National Assembly, Premier Philippe Couillard insisted this political season will be all about “Quebecers’ newfound prosperity and confidence.” 620 more words