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N.S.-born prof and sovereigntist wants to run for Parti Quebecois

MONTREAL — A small fishing village in southwestern Nova Scotia seems like the last place you’d find a voice for Quebec independence. But the latest Parti Quebecois hopeful seeking to

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WADA to renegotiate deal to keep headquarters in Montreal: ministers

Minister of Transport Marc Garneau stands during question period in the house of commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Officials say the World Anti-Doping Agency


Ontario premier says she was misunderstood by François Legault during meeting

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, right, gestures toward the official photographer as Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, centre, and Quebec Deputy premier Lise Theriault, left, laugh as they take the official photograph,

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Quebec refuses opposition’s call to denounce Spanish government over Catalonia

QUEBEC — The Quebec government rejected calls Wednesday from the opposition to publicly denounce the intensifying crackdown in Spain against the Catalan independence movement. Christine St-Pierre, Quebec’s international relations minister,


Quebec legislature resumes with 1 year to go until 2018 provincial election

MONTREAL — Cannabis, identity politics and systemic racism are all on the menu as Quebec’s legislature resumes Tuesday after its summer recess. And with one year to go until the

National Politics

Byelections to be held in October in Tory-held ridings in Quebec and Alberta

Elections Canada has announced the dates for two federal byelections to be held in Quebec and Alberta ridings vacated by Conservative MPs. The votes in Sturgeon River-Parkland, Alta., and Lac-Saint-Jean,


Discussions around cutting court delays focus on updating criminal code: Quebec

VANCOUVER — Quebec’s justice minister is telling her provincial and federal counterparts to be “bold” when it comes to slashing court delays before even more criminal cases are thrown out.

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FEATURE: Rebuilding the Bloc

This article first appeared in the June 2017 issue of Life in Québec Magazine. Life in Quebec Magazine is a lifestyle publication covering Quebec and is published 4 times per

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Fraud trial of ex-deputy Quebec premier Normandeau likely to begin in early 2018

QUEBEC — The fraud-related trial of ex-deputy Quebec premier Nathalie Normandeau and five co-accused will likely be held in early 2018 and last at least four months, the Crown said

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Fighting for space: Municipal opposition parties struggle to counteract populist personalities 

This article first appeared in the June 2017 issue of Life in Québec Magazine. Life in Quebec Magazine is a lifestyle publication covering Quebec and is published 4 times per


Minister Duclos and Minister Weil announce the Global Talent Stream is now available in Quebec

New Global Talent Stream to help Quebec businesses innovate and grow. QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 11, 2017 /CNW/ – When companies in Canada can thrive and compete globally, they create economic


Former PQ leader Pierre Karl Peladeau not ruling out a return to politics

MONTREAL — Former Parti Quebecois leader Pierre Karl Peladeau isn’t ruling out an eventual return to politics. The Quebecor CEO made the comments during a brief appearance at a party


Two parties name new candidates for Quebec City-area byelection

MONTREAL — Two Quebec political parties have named new candidates for a Quebec City byelection after their previous choices pulled out of the race. The Coalition for Quebec’s Future announced


PQ members endorse Jean-Francois Lisee’s with 92.8 per cent confidence vote

Parti Quebecois Leader Jean-Francois Lisee reacts following a confidence vote at the party’s policy convention in Montreal, Saturday, September 9, 2017, as his partner Sandrine Perrot looks on. THE CANADIAN