Category Archives: Quebec politics

Catherine Fournier, youngest woman elected to Quebec’s National Assembly, leaves PQ

The flailing Parti Québécois, Fournier insists, is past the point of being saved — even under new leadership.

ANALYSIS: The Trudeau brand takes a hit after Jody Wilson-Raybould testimony

Wilson-Raybould’s careful, measured testimony was one jaw-dropping revelation after another, writes Global News chief political correspondent David Akin.

ANALYSIS: The Trudeau brand takes a hit after Jody Wilson-Raybould testimony

Wilson-Raybould’s careful, measured testimony was one jaw-dropping revelation after another, writes Global News chief political correspondent David Akin.

Quebec immigration minister urged to soften approach in Bill 9 hearings

The City of Montreal and people who work with immigrants appeared at the National Assembly Bill 9 hearings, warning Minister Simon Jolin-Barette this immigration bill could affect the social fabric of the metropolis.

Quebec immigration minister urged to soften approach in Bill 9 hearings

The City of Montreal and people who work with immigrants appeared at the National Assembly Bill 9 hearings, warning Minister Simon Jolin-Barette this immigration bill could affect the social fabric of the metropolis.

Quebec will not hold referendum on electoral reform

Justice Minister Sonia LeBel said she will table a bill — “a bill that will have the largest consensus possible” — before Oct. 1, even though the Liberal Party is against this reform.

Lawyers seek injunction over Quebec government’s cancellation of 18,000 immigration files

Representatives of an association of Quebec immigration lawyers say the province is ignoring laws currently in place in anticipation of a new law, Bill 9, that would overhaul the system for selecting newcomers to the province.