Pauline Marois Speech

Marois Sells Separatism To New York Crowd

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada Politics

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Pauline Marois, in her first U.S. speech since becoming premier, said Quebec is open for business and that she hopes it will one day ...

Hey Ladies, Are Those Political Speeches or the Vagina Monologues?

Kathleen Smith | Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Politics
Kathleen Smith

During PQ leader Pauline Marois' acceptance speech on Tuesday evening, shots rang out. Marois, undaunted, returned to the stage and made this statement: "This is an example of a woman head of state. Voila." Throughout her campaign, Marois brought up her sex several times, as did Ann Romney and Tammy Duckworth in their respective convention speeches. For women who are politically-minded, it's been one hell of a week.

Even Before the Shots, This Election Was Rooted in Hate

Supriya Dwivedi | Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada Politics
Supriya Dwivedi

As the Parti Québécois gathered for their victory party Wednesday morning, shots were fired from an AK 47 where two people were shot; one man died on the scene. Pauline Marois was quickly ushered off the stage, and authorities swiftly apprehended the shooter. People are quick to place blame in instances like this. We are all to blame. When the political discourse in this province reduces itself to a claptrap mélange of xenophobic remarks and intransigent reactions, the outcome is never good.

WATCH: PQ Leader Rushed Off Stage After Shots Fired, One Killed

CP | Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - What should have been an historic moment in Quebec — the election of its first woman premier — was tainted Tuesday night as an angry ye...