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Hayday: Debate over celebrating Canada's 150th may just be a sign we're a healthy democracy

Ottawa is set to be “party central” for events marking the 150th anniversary of Confederation and the city is abuzz with preparations. But there is active debate across the country about how celebratory Canada 150 events should be, about the ways they have been framed so far, and even over whether Canada 150 should be celebrated at all. 704 more words


PQ youth vote against controversial ban on religious symbols

At a congress in Victoriaville over the weekend, the Parti Québécois‘ youth wing voted to tow the party line when it comes to religious accommodation. 290 more words


Québec solidaire to ask members about cross-party alliances for 2018 election

Québec solidaire says it will canvas its members this spring to gauge support for the left-wing party to form alliances with other parties to fight the 2018 provincial election. 142 more words

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PQ youth wing rejects two controversial proposals

VICTORIAVILLE — The Parti Québécois’s youth wing stood by their leader Sunday, rejecting two controversial proposals on religious accommodation and the French language.

Tempers flared Sunday morning at the PQ National Youth Committee Congress, which rejected the idea of barring the wearing of religious symbols for all employees in the public and para-public sectors during their working hours. 623 more words

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PQ youth wing to debate religious accomodation

The youth wing of the Parti Québécois (PQ) is set to debate the party’s position on religious neutrality at its national congress in Victoriaville over the weekend. 262 more words


Pierre Karl Péladeau returns to helm of Quebecor

After a two-year foray into provincial politics that saw him elected to the Quebec National Assembly and as leader of the Parti Québécois, Pierre Karl Péladeau… 124 more words

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What's wrong with Quebec's #PL62 #polqc

As part of its campaign promises, Quebec’s Liberal Party had committed to a bill that would ensure the “neutrality” of the state and provide a more progressive alternative the the Parti Quebecois’ repressive Charter of Values. 699 more words