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Tory leadership candidate Steven Blaney wants crackdown on illegal immigrants

MONTREAL — Canada must act immediately to stop illegal immigrants from entering the country, Conservative leadership candidate Steven Blaney said Tuesday. Amid a recent influx of people fleeing the United

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Conservative MP Tony Clement hangs up during live CBC interview about refugees

MONTREAL — Conservative public safety critic Tony Clement is asking for an apology from the CBC after he hung up the phone during a live radio interview about refugees. On

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Sonia LeBel, former Charbonneau Commission lawyer, joins CAQ

Sonia LeBel looks on as Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) leader Francois Legault speaks during a news conference in Montreal, Tuesday, February 21, 2017, where it was announced that she would

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PM Justin Trudeau sends letter apologizing for responding in French to English questions

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at the St.Matthew’s Day banquet in Hamburg, Germany Friday February 17, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld. MONTREAL — The Prime Minister has promised to

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Political contributions: the OIQ’s Office of the Syndic reaches a conciliation settlement with a group of engineers and ex-engineers from Roche and its subsidiaries

MONTREAL, Feb. 15, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – The Office of the Syndic of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ) has reached a conciliation settlement with a group of 45

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He’s back: Pierre Karl Peladeau returns as president and CEO at Quebecor

MONTREAL — Pierre Karl Peladeau is returning to his job as the president and CEO of Quebecor Inc., one of Canada’s largest media and telecommunications companies. Peladeau, whose family founded

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Crown seeking two-year prison term for ex-Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum

Former Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum leaves a courtroom following the verdict reading in his case, in Montreal in a January 26, 2017, file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson MONTREAL —

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Quebec MNA cleared of sex assault allegations not welcome in caucus: Couillard

QUEBEC — A member of Quebec’s legislature recently cleared of sexual assault allegations won’t be allowed back in the Liberal caucus, Premier Philippe Couillard said Tuesday. Gerry Sklavounos, 42, returned

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Ex Quebec minister joins three-way race to replace Stephane Dion in Montreal riding

MONTREAL — Ex-Quebec cabinet minister Yolande James will seek the federal Liberal nomination for an upcoming byelection in Stephane Dion’s old Montreal riding. James made the announcement on her Twitter

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Quebec MP steps aside as finance critic to consider NDP leadership bid

NDP MP Guy Caron rises during question period in the House of Commons Wednesday April 30, 2014 in Ottawa. Quebec MP Caron is stepping aside as the NDP’s finance critic

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Bloc investigating possible Martine Ouellet leadership race violation

Despite having yet to formally file her nomination papers, Martine Ouellet has already been audited for possible breaches of the Bloc Québécois’s leadership rules race. Several members of the Bloc

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Ex-Quebec minister will run to replace Stephane Dion in Montreal riding: source

Quebec Family Minister Yolande James responds to Opposition questons over an investigation on daycare services by the anti corruption unit Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at the legislature in Quebec City.

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Update: Cleared of sex-assault complaint, Sklavounos to return to Quebec legislature

MONTREAL — A member of the Quebec legislature recently cleared of sexual assault allegations that prompted his ouster from the Liberal caucus promised Thursday to be more careful with regard

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Updated: Quebec man arrested in alleged threats against mosques and two mayors

SHERBROOKE, Que. — A 57-year-old Quebec man was arrested early Thursday for allegedly threatening two mayors, including one who has been in the news recently for encouraging people to support