Maria Mourani



MONTREAL - A former Bloc Quebecois MP is now the official candidate for the NDP in the multi-ethnic north Montreal riding of Ahuntsic-Cartierville.Maria Mourani was acclaimed by the party at a recepti...

Ex-Bloc MP To Join NDP

OTTAWA - She may have signed a giant NDP membership card Wednesday, but former Bloc Quebecois MP Maria Mourani will first have to be re-elected as a New Democrat in 2015 before she can join the party'...

Ex-Bloc MP To Run For NDP

Former Bloc Québécois-turned-Independent MP Maria Mourani is joining the NDP, CBC News has confirmed. Mourani intends to run for the New Democrats in the next general election. However, she will not s...

Ex-Bloc MP: I'm No Longer A Separatist

OTTAWA - A former Bloc Quebecois MP who quit the party after a disagreement over Quebec's proposed secularism charter says she's no longer a sovereigntist.Maria Mourani made the announcement in an ope...

Pauline Marois: The Sarah Palin of French Quebec?

When Quebec Premier Pauline Marois launched her Charter of Quebec Values last week, she fully expected that there would be adverse reaction from Liberal Leader Trudeau, NDP Leader Mulcair and from the federal Conservatives. In fact she counted on exploiting negative feedback in persuading French Quebec that the rest of English Canada was unwilling to support Quebec's national identity as a secular French state. And that Quebec independence was Quebec's only real option to realize and preserve its true and unique identity. What Marois and her band of provocateurs did not contemplate, was harsh and stinging criticism from French Quebec sovereigntists, in her own backyard, to her nefarious proposal.

The Bloc's Last Woman Standing

MONTREAL - For most of those involved in the Quebec separatist movement, 2011 has been marked by major upheaval.The crushing defeat of the Bloc Quebecois last May has left it rudderless and leaderless...

Duceppe Sticking Around After All?

MONTREAL - A debate is brewing within the Bloc Quebecois about whether to delay the leadership race to replace Gilles Duceppe and instead spend a year studying what caused the party's electoral drubbi...