Some people are calling the deal that transferred exploration licenses from Hydro Quebec to two Quebec junior oil and gas companies 'the theft of the century'. The terms of the deal are private.
One President said he negotiated hard to get a good deal and he was satisfied with the result. This outraged opponents. When I said on twitter it was his job to negotiate a good deal, opponents said it only showed that Questerre was arrogant also.
You may have heard about Petrolia having troubles drilling their well in the Gaspe due to special new rules made by the municipality.
It shouldn't be a surprise that a municipality decided to make its own rules. The Government of Quebec won't tell anyone how it works or what the benefits are. It's like a national secret kept securely in the vaults of the BAPE.
Protesters supporting Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence's hunger strike are blocking a rail line in Quebec's Gaspé region today, in the latest demonstration linked to the Idle No More movement. The d...