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Quebec's Niqab ban is a shameful sop to nativist voters: Editorial

Montreal GazetteIn a gesture of extraordinary hypocrisy, Couillard urged quick passage of an earlier form of the bill just a week after the Quebec City...

Still time for Quebec's Philippe Couillard to right his party's ship: Hébert

MONTREAL—If you had to know only one thing about the fluid state of Quebec politics as the province's federalist government prepares to present a mid-mandate...

Philippe Couillard tries to allay fears over influx of Syrian refugees

In a sharp reply to some nervous provincial colleagues and municipal leaders across the country, Couillard said that while it is important not to cut...

Philippe Couillard meets with Quebec native leaders after police abuse allegations

“We'll wait for the mandate of the federal commission,” Couillard told a news conference alongside representatives of the Assembly of the First Nations of Quebec...

Kathleen Wynne, Philippe Couillard tout positive steps on climate change

But speaking this week at a private event at the Royal Canadian Yacht Club, where they were both honoured for their leadership on climate issues,...

Niqab debate leading to wider discussion on religious, cultural accommodation ...

At the time of the Parti Québécois plan to impose a secular dress code on Quebec's public servants, Pauline Marois' government took pains to dismiss...

Could the Bloc ban veiled voting, oath taking?

... challenge or whether the government could invoke the notwithstanding clause to get around the charter. More on thestar.com. How Harperites play their divisive anti-Muslim...

Ontario, Quebec, and California rally against climate change

North America's three amigos in the fight against climate change are urging other leaders to join their crusade. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, Quebec Premier Philippe...

Péladeau makes his entrance as PQ leader by stressing the economy

Couillard got an assist from Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault. “The priority of Mr. Péladeau is not the economy, it's the sovereignty of Quebec...

Supporters, opponents react to Pierre Karl Péladeau's victory in PQ leadership ...

Premier Philippe Couillard tweeted he had called Péladeau to congratulate him, shortly after he won his party's leadership Friday night with 57.6 per cent of...

No surprises on eve of Pierre Karl Péladeau's imminent coronation: Hébert

PKP has been cast as the prohibitive front-runner in the race to replace Pauline Marois since the defeated premier resigned on election night 13 months...

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard talks unity in historic address to Ontario MPPs

CBC.caQuebec Premier Philippe Couillard used a historic address to the Ontario legislature to flex the political and economic muscle of the two most populous provinces...

Quebec judge's hijab ruling inflammatory

... who would kill three Muslims in North Carolina. Mr. Harper should keep this in mind and look at where Pauline Marois and her party...

Let's not forget who we are in wake of Ottawa attack

National Post ... in Alberta, fourteen women at a Québec university, the more authentic “terrorism” of the FLQ back in 1970, or the attempted assassination of...

Scottish referendum different than those in Quebec: Siddiqui

When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, the was the first newspaper in North America to call for the recognition of Ukraine and other...

Scotland campaign changes terms of Canada's sovereignty conversation: Hébert

The lesson will not be lost on some of those who are vying for the succession of Pauline Marois. 5. Lastly, as in Quebec in...

Canada can learn much from Scots as they debate independence: Editorial

Third, the Scots have steered clear of the kind of identity politics that soured the debate in Quebec, especially under the late and unlamented leadership...

Book excerpt: The Morning After

Three of them — Lucien Bouchard, Bernard Landry and Pauline Marois — served as premier. None has managed to rekindle the sovereignist flame. As for...

Kathleen Wynne to Stephen Harper: call me

Wynne said she last talked with Harper in March when he called and asked her not to weigh in on the April Quebec election lest...

Ontario could buy more Quebec electricity, Kathleen Wynne suggests

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, left, met in Quebec City on Thursday with Quebec Premier. Clément Allard / THE CANADIAN PRESS. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, left,...

Bloc Québécois MPs unlikely to stick around for next election: Hébert

Finally, at a time when a critical mass of Quebec voters have just signalled that they are not in the mood to listen to the...

Scotland's new kind of independence movement

The decisive turn toward ethnic nationalism came when the PQ, under the leadership of Pauline Marois, won a minority victory in September 2012. The Marois...

Quebec spending millions on diplomatic offices around the world

As newly elected Liberal Premier Philippe Couillard struggles to rein in Quebec's budget and cut spending there will be some scaling back in the near...

Pauline Marois exploits francophone fears in election campaign: Editorial

Yet for all that Premier Pauline Marois seems determined to make La belle province unfriendly ground for newcomers and minorities in her pursuit of the...

François Legault, leader of Quebec's third party, struggles to be heard over ...

MONTREAL—Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault kicked off the provincial election campaign offering himself as a gift to voters. Over the first two weeks on...

Parti Québécois Leader Pauline Marois says sovereign Quebec would keep the ...

QUEBEC—An independent Quebec would keep using the Canadian dollar and ask for a seat at the Bank of Canada, Parti Québécois Leader Pauline Marois said...

Quebec election: Philippe Couillard's risky operation

Couillard and his team of advisers seem to have realized something along these lines. The result is a burst from the starting gates marked by...