Pauline Marois Parti Quebecois

Did the Ethnic Vote Crush Pauline Marois?

Was the rise in voter turnout linked to an increase of immigrant and visible minorities voters? Was it the Charter or the spectre of another referendum for them to "steal" that drove them to the polls in record numbers? If Premier Marois had access to better polling data surveying minorities who make up a sizeable chuck of the electorate, would she have pulled the electoral chain to begin with? As pollsters drown in the sea of complacency and/or mortal fear of uncovering the uncomfortable truths, the necessary examination of voters will continue to falter.

Grim Reality For PQ After Knockout

MONTREAL - Just 18 months after coming to power, Pauline Marois and the Parti Quebecois have been knocked out of office.Monday's resounding loss at the hands of the Liberals is likely to force the pro...

Majority Win For Quebec Liberals

The doctor is in. Philippe Couillard, a former neurosurgeon, led his Liberal troops to a majority win in the Quebec election Monday night, 18 months after the party was turfed out of power under Jean...

What Went Wrong?

When Pauline Marois dissolved her minority government of only 18 months and launched a new election campaign in Quebec just four weeks ago, the vote was hers to lose. It appears she may have done so....

Marois Regrets Talking Referendum

With only two days left before the election, Parti Québécois leader Pauline Marois is looking back on her campaign and says if she could do it again, she would speak less about the possibility of a re...

PQ Integrity Under Attack, Again

MONTREAL - The Parti Quebecois is facing questions on Saturday as integrity emerges as a key issue in the provincial election campaign.Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard says it's the turn of PQ chief...

PQ Tones Down 'Stolen' Election Talk

MONTREAL - As the Parti Quebecois backtracked Monday on the notion of a stolen Quebec election, the Liberals accused them of engaging in a "sideshow" to avoid referendum talk that has been the focus o...

Quebec Liberals Favoured Over PQ: Poll

MONTREAL - Parti Quebecois Leader Pauline Marois, faced with slumping support in opinion polls, sharpened her attacks on her main rival Tuesday, suggesting electing Philippe Couillard as premier would...