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Conservatives and Greens Beat Popular Funding Records

OTTAWA – The Conservative Party of Canada raised $ 8 million in the first quarter of this year, a national record across all parties. This crop also surpasses the Conservatives’ performance by $ 2 million in the same quarter of 2018. The e Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, attributes the financial prowess of his party to […]

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Legault wants a long-term strategy on floods

The Caquist government wants to give itself a “long-term strategy” on floods. Upon his return to the House on Tuesday after the floods that struck several regions of Quebec, Prime Minister Fran├žois Legault said he wanted to bring together his ministers concerned and the Secretary General of the government to plan for the future. However, […]

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Review municipal taxes to deal with floods

If cities were less dependent on property taxes, they could resist the temptation to spread out and thus avoid construction in a flood zone, believes Suzanne Roy, of the Union of Quebec Municipalities (UMQ). “You are not able to offer more services to your citizen without having to grow bungalows,” says Ms. Roy, Mayor of […]

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Young people want to encircle the National Assembly for Earth Day

MONTREAL – Earth Day will be celebrated Monday in Quebec, youth and environmentalists having promised to encircle the National Assembly on this occasion. The symbolic mobilization aims to demonstrate the urgency of the climate and to demand concrete action from the government of Fran├žois Legault.

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A green candidate from PEI tragically dies at 4 days of elections

CHARLOTTETOWN – The Green Party of Prince Edward Island canceled its election activities until Tuesday’s election following the death of one of its candidates. The training confirmed on Saturday that Josh Underhay and his son died the day before in a canoe accident.

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Simon Jolin-Barrette: six days of debates on secularism

The National Assembly will hear 36 speakers debating for six days the draft law on secularism of the State. A consultation broad enough to go around the issue, said Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette, who said he was open to change the “terms” of his bill, without specifying which. From May 7 to May 16, organizations representing […]

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Tramway: Arcand fears bickering between Quebec cities

Because the CAQ is slow to settle the financing of the tramway in Quebec, the head of the PLQ Pierre Arcand believes that the government sets the table for a chicane between the different cities of Quebec. “I do not understand that it takes so much time to settle this issue,” pleaded Mr. Arcand to […]

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Launch of a magazine on Quebec sovereignty

The Independent Quebec Movement launched Wednesday evening at the Pantoute bookstore, the magazine “Yes I want it!”. Through this magazine that wants to be 100% independentist, the editorial team led by Nathaly Dufour wishes to address major themes dear to Quebecers to demonstrate the relevance of an independent Quebec.

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Majority government for Jason Kenney in Alberta

EDMONTON – Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party (PCU) will form a majority government in Alberta. The PCU forged ahead early on Tuesday night in preliminary results for the Alberta elections, while Rachel Notley’s New Democratic Party (NDP) maintained its gains in Edmonton.

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CAQ ready to better protect whistleblowers

Prime Minister Francois Legault committed on Tuesday to improve the law on whistleblowers, so that officials who come out in the public square are better protected. “The Whistleblowers Act is a new law that we will have to improve, but it’s important to protect whistleblowers, and this is what the new government is going to […]

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