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Parti Québécois slams Liberals' $5.9-billion commuter rail project

Opposition parties want the Couillard government to hit reset on its $5.9-billion light rail project after a report by the province’s environmental assessment agency (BAPE) blasted the project Friday. 345 more words

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Political issues in Canada pale in comparison to those in the U.S.

It seemed like a big deal at the time this past week, when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refused to answer a question in English posed by an anglophone at a town hall meeting in Sherbrooke, Quebec. 420 more words


Françoise David retiring from politics, will stay active in party

Gouin MNA Françoise David, the co-spokesperson for the left-wing Québec solidaire party, is to announce Thursday she is retiring from politics.

David, who had already indicated she was reflecting on her future and said she would clarify things early in 2017, has called the media to a 10:30 a.m. 156 more words


Lisée wants to impose more French on English universities and CEGEPs

The Parti Quebecois leader wants English CEGEPs and universities to beef up their French by adding, among other things, a mandatory French language exit exam. 392 more words


Faced with Trump, a PQ government would flex Quebec's nationalist economic muscle

QUEBEC — Jean-François Lisée says if elected a Parti Québécois government would launch a fresh wave of economic nationalism using all the levers Quebec has to protect the province’s economy from the arrival of Donald Trump. 1,208 more words


Quebec Liberals attack PQ's Lisée on diversity

Parti Québécois (PQ) Leader Jean-Francois Lisée says if elected he would require 100 per cent of immigrants to speak French before they even arrived in Quebec.  386 more words


Jean-François Lisée presents new language policies at PQ convention

A Parti Québécois (PQ) convention in Quebec City this weekend will help to determine the party’s platform for the 2018 provincial election.

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