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Quebec’s female legislature members say they’ve experienced sexual misconduct

QUEBEC — Powerful women who rise to the top level of Quebec provincial politics are not spared from sexual misconduct and harassment, The Canadian Press has learned. In the wake


Provincial ministers’ 150k$/year fundraising objective was “peanuts”, says Minister of Democratic Institutions

Quebec City (Quebec) 10 April 2016 – When compared with what is being done elsewhere in the country, ministers’ annual political fundraising target of $150,000 is “peanuts”, in the opinion


Proposed pay increase and pension cut for Québec MNAs

MONTREAL — The Quebec government is considering a bill that could see members of the legislature get a substantial increase in their base salary and make them the country’s best-paid


Should Politicians be Applauding When in Session?

Quebec City (Quebec) 21 August 2015 – In an exclusive interview with Le Soleil newspaper out of Québec City, a member of the National Assembly, François Gendron, who was at

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Tightened Security for Press Passes at National Assembly

Quebec City (Quebec) 3 May 2015 – Security screenings and procedures are to be tightened for access to the National Assembly Press Gallery in the coming days.  Last week, a


SQ Training Exercise at National Assembly

Quebec City (Quebec) February 1, 2015 – Passers-by may have noticed two Sûreté du Québec (SQ) agents in front of the National Assembly building yesterday, but would likely not have


National Assembly Crucifix Debate Reopened

PQ candidate Djemila Benhabib reopened the controversial debate about the crucifix in the National Assembly by delivering an advocacy for its removal, but the PQ refuses to do so. The