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quebec election 2014

Quebec's new Minister of Health and Social Services, Gaétan Barrette, has longed to take this post for many years. He likely has a clearer vision of the changes he would like to make than the vision espoused by the Liberal Party during the election campaign. There are some projects that are top priority, in my view, because they will help right the ship, change the culture. I list five here.
(Photo credit: Twitter:@DosEquis, The Canadian Press) So, it would appear Canadian politicians don't need to pick up that
Pauline Marois became the fourth consecutive premier to lose his or her own riding Monday, as the Parti Québécois was handed
The sky above Montréal is ominously grey. On social media, particularly Facebook, it's a different story. There's so much noise, so much anger, so much petulant giddiness. I'm severely disheartened to see so many friends, colleagues and acquaintances bursting with joy over the prospect of four years of majority Liberal rule.
Was the rise in voter turnout linked to an increase of immigrant and visible minorities voters? Was it the Charter or the spectre of another referendum for them to "steal" that drove them to the polls in record numbers? If Premier Marois had access to better polling data surveying minorities who make up a sizeable chuck of the electorate, would she have pulled the electoral chain to begin with? As pollsters drown in the sea of complacency and/or mortal fear of uncovering the uncomfortable truths, the necessary examination of voters will continue to falter.
The business community — both inside and outside Quebec — breathed a collective sigh of relief Monday night when Philippe
Not surprisingly, federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is thrilled by the results of the Quebec election. The province's
Monday night marked a big win for Philippe Couillard's Liberals, and big losses for the Parti Quebecois. Polls leading up
The Quebec Liberals won the election, but this cartoon in the Chronicle-Herald last month perfectly sums up the Parti Québecois
There's a lot of attention around Quebec right now thanks to a provincial election set for Monday, April 7. Over the last
When Pauline Marois dissolved her minority government of only 18 months and launched a new election campaign in Quebec just
In every election the same flags of fear are waved to scare the Quebecois into voting against the PQ. It's positioned as xenophobic and a threat to Canada. But is the Parti Quebecois really a racist body and a threat to our country? I say, "Vote PQ to save Canada."
The final leaders' debate in Quebec may have simply solidified the opinions of voters as the election day of April 7 approaches
LAVAL, Que. – Parti Quebecois Leader Pauline Marois put the idea of a third referendum on sovereignty on the backburner on
As citizens of the "free world" -- North Americans, at least -- we have a great power bestowed upon us: the right to vote. Yet this basic right is often taken for granted. Understandably, enacting one's support for politicians can be frustrating, but fundamentally they are chosen by us to manage our tax dollars. And listen up: you pay taxes.
Each of the four leaders participating in the first debate of the Quebec provincial election Thursday night had clear objectives
Parti Quebecois leader Pauline Marois recently suggested that an independent Quebec would keep the Canadian dollar, and would
"The Parti Québecois is like some guy in a bar telling his friends he's going to leave his wife except he's going to keep
Pierre Karl Peladeau is not a man who is used to playing second fiddle. In fact, when the media mogul announced his candidacy
A long-time Tory MP is a member of a group urging Prime Minister Stephen Harper to get involved in the Quebec election or