The letter comes one week after MNA Catherine Fournier announced she was leaving the PQ.
The flailing Parti Québécois, Fournier insists, is past the point of being saved — even under new leadership.
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.
François Gendron, 73, will retire from political life this fall after 42 years in the legislature – but not without a few parting shots directed at the media, his political rivals and his own party.
The PQ began their pre-election convention in Drummondville.
The Parti Québécois says it wants a quarter of all new immigrants to the province to settle outside Montreal.
News that several Quebec Liberals won’t seek re-election this year has fuelled speculation the governing party’s boat is sinking, but former politicians caution against assuming that is the main reason behind the impending departures.
Andre Boisclair was arrested last November after his car struck a lamppost.
Quebec’s health minister came under fire after media revealed MRI and CT scan machines are widely underused in hospitals, despite long waiting lists.
They are 19 points behind the CAQ in the latest poll, but the Parti Quebecois says they have the right strategy to win over voters. It includes recruiting more women candidates.