Bloc Québécois

Bloc Québécois delegates meet to search for ways to rebuild party

Bloc Québécois delegates meeting Saturday in Montreal overwhelmingly accepted a reunification proposal from Mario Beaulieu — their interim leader — …

County Louth

Cancel Saudi arms deal now, don’t wait for the other shoe to drop

Fewer than 10 of 84 deputy ministers and associate DMs identify as visible minorities.<p>It would be 'disastrous' for the NDP leader to lose the Burnaby …

Canadian Politics

Saudis crossed the line, and Canada shouldn't back down

‘It all seemed to be, ‘cart before the horse, it will make for a good story’,’ former Conservative minister Peter MacKay says of Border Minister Bill …

Canadian News

High-profile cop to run for Coalition Avenir Quebec: reports

A high-profile Montreal police officer is reportedly set to run for the Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) in a riding just south of Montreal.<p><b>READ MORE:</b> …

Canada

High-profile cop to run for Coalition Avenir Quebec: party source

MONTREAL — The surging Coalition Avenir Quebec has nabbed a highly visible member of the Montreal police force to run for the party in the upcoming …

Halifax

New Democrats trail behind Tories, Liberals in second quarter fundraising

OTTAWA — The federal New Democrats are trailing behind the Conservative party and the Liberal party in their fundraising efforts, pulling in less …

Canada

Trudeau Liberals Hold Significant Leads In Seat-Rich Regions Despite Being Close To Conservatives

26 July 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – The governing Liberals maintain nearly a three-point lead over the opposition Conservatives.<p>Those are the findings from …

Canada

Montreal protester who confronted Trudeau pleads not guilty to obstruction

A protester who angrily confronted the prime minister in Montreal during Quebec’s Fête nationale holiday weekend has pleaded not guilty to one count …

Canadian News

Protester who confronted Trudeau during Fête nationale festivities pleads not guilty to obstruction

A protester who angrily confronted the prime minister in Montreal during Quebec’s Fête nationale holiday weekend appeared in court Monday and pleaded …

Canada

Liberals 36, Conservatives 33, NDP 20, Green 7: Nanos

<b>Ballot</b> – The latest Nanos federal ballot tracking has the Liberals at 35.7 per cent support, followed by the Conservatives at 33.4 per cent, the NDP …

Canada

Montreal-area MP Hélène Laverdière won't run again

Hélène Laverdière, a popular NDP MP who defeated Gilles Duceppe in both the 2011 and 2015 elections, has announced she won't run again next …

Canadian Politics

NDP MP who beat Duceppe won't run again

Helene Laverdiere, a popular NDP MP who defeated Gilles Duceppe in both the 2011 and 2015 elections, has announced she won't run again next …

Canada

Montreal-area MP who beat ex-Bloc leader Gilles Duceppe twice won't run again

MONTREAL — Helene Laverdiere, a self-described "accidental" NDP MP who defeated Gilles Duceppe in both the 2011 and 2015 elections, has announced she …

Halifax

MP who beat ex-Bloc leader Gilles Duceppe twice won’t run again

Hélène Laverdière, a popular NDP MP who defeated Gilles Duceppe in both the 2011 and 2015 elections, has announced she won’t run again next year.<p><b>READ</b> …

Canadian News

Montreal-area MP who beat ex-Bloc leader Duceppe twice won't run again

Helene Laverdiere says she will be 64 next April and that it is time to pass the torch.

Canadian News

CAQ at historic high in Quebec poll, Trudeau still top choice for PM

A new poll shows the Coalition Avenir Québec still riding high in voter intentions and possibly en route to forming a majority government in the fall.<p>…

Canada

Canada ruling Liberals suffer setback in special election loss

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada’s ruling Liberals suffered a setback on Monday when they lost a parliamentary seat in the province of Quebec, where party officials say they need to pick up support to bolster their chances of retaining power in 2019.<p>Provisional results showed the official opposition …

Canada

Conservatives win byelection in Liberal-held Quebec riding

The Conservatives have stolen a Quebec riding away from Justin Trudeau's ruling Liberals, in the first test of Andrew Scheer's effort to recreate the …

Canadian News

Child poverty, by the numbers

Child Poverty Rates

Canada

Chicoutimi-Le Fjord: Last day of campaigning in federal byelection

Sunday’s the last day of campaigning in the federal byelection in Chicoutimi-Le Fjord before Monday’s vote.The seat was left empty by the resignation …

Canada

Conservatives hoping Quebec nationalist vote will win them hotly disputed byelection

A federal byelection Monday in Quebec is shaping up as a test of the new Conservative strategy of drawing Quebec nationalists, who voted Bloc …

Canada

Trudeau, Scheer and Singh to campaign at same event in key Quebec by-election

The three major federal parties are so hungry for a win in a looming by-election in Quebec that all three leaders will be bumping into each other at the same local event on the same day.<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh are all scheduled …

Canada

Scheer to campaign in Quebec with former Bloc, PQ star Michel Gauthier

For years, Michel Gauthier tormented the Chrétien and Martin governments in the House of Commons, using his rhetorical fire to attack the Liberals in Question Period and boost Quebec’s sovereignty movement.<p>Eleven years after his retirement, the former Bloc Québécois House Leader is coming back into …

Canada

Lise Ravary: Martine Ouellet reminds me of a Beatles tune

“Let me take you down, ‘cause I’m going to … ” talk about Martine Ouellet.I’m not sure why the ousted leader of the Bloc Québécois brings the …

Canadian News

Bloc Québécois’ division helping make Quebec most ‘critical’ battleground for 2019: Greg Lyle

According to the Senate rules, Sen. Art Eggleton’s fall retirement should trigger a nearly two-thirds reduction in the Liberals’ budget.<p>With a new …

Canadian Politics

After Martine Ouellet resigns as Bloc Québécois leader, 2 MPs return to the party

Two of the seven MPs who quit the Bloc Québécois three months ago over Martine Ouellet‘s leadership are rejoining the party with her departure …

Canadian News

Two of seven MPs who quit Bloc Quebecois returning to party

Two of the seven MPs who quit the Bloc Quebecois three months ago over Martine Ouellet’s leadership are rejoining the party with her departure imminent.<p>Michel Boudrias and Simon Marcil are returning to the fold, while the five others will stay in the new party they are setting up.<p>Rheal Fortin, one …

Canadian News

Michel Boudrias, Simon Marcil Returning To Bloc Quebecois After Martine Ouellet Announces Departure

Martine Ouellet announced her resignation after she received only 32 per cent support in a leadership vote.<p>OTTAWA — Two of the seven MPs who quit the …

Bloc Québécois

With Ouellet gone, two MPs who quit Bloc Québécois returning to the party

OTTAWA — Two of the seven MPs who quit the Bloc Quebecois three months ago over Martine Ouellet’s leadership are rejoining the party with her …

Bloc Québécois

PQ's Lisée offers Martine Ouellet neither criticism nor commitment

Parti Québécois leader Jean-François Lisée expressed no criticism of Martine Ouellet the day after she announced her resignation as leader of the …

Bloc Québécois