Plan Nord

Catherine Lévesque

The Seedy Side Of Quebec's Resource Boom

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Lévesque | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada Business

SEPT-ÎLES, Que. — For some, it's a way to make some fast cash. For others, it's a chance to latch on to an engineer for maybe more than one night. ...

Liberal Victory Means Quebec Mining Boom

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Business

The business community — both inside and outside Quebec — breathed a collective sigh of relief Monday night when Philippe Couillard's Liberals won...

At Least 30 Plan Nord Protesters Arrested

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Montreal police arrested more than 30 people, including nine minors, during a second day of protests against Quebec's northern development ...

Plan Nord Protest Deemed Illegal

CBC | Posted 04.11.2013 | Canada

Montreal police have arrested 36 people involved in a protest against the province's Plan Nord in the city's downtown core. About 200 peop...

Familiar Sight Returns To Streets Of Montreal

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The familiar sight of young protesters clashing with police in Montreal made a reappearance Friday, although the demonstration centred on a...

The Plan Nord: A Quebecois, Modern Version of the Tragedy of the Commons?

Alexandre Duval | Posted 12.01.2012 | Canada Politics
Alexandre Duval

Garrett Hardin's Tragedy of the Commons probably has had a lot more impact in the decades that followed its 1968 publication than Hardin himself would have thought in the first place. For some, "the ideas that Hardin popularized have become the most widely accepted explanation for overexploitation of resources that are commonly held."

Pass A French Test To Run For Office?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Anyone wanting to run for public office in a Quebec led by Pauline Marois will have to prove they can speak French first, the Parti Quebeco...

PQs Would Give Plan Nord A Makeover

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.12.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The Parti Quebecois says it will give Jean Charest's signature northern-development plan a makeover if it wins the Sept. 4 election, alteri...

Plan Nord? Quebec Liberals Say It Will Not Work 'Overnight'

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.12.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Jean Charest's Liberals predict Quebec will make the historic transformation into a "have" province over the next quarter-century thanks to...

Charest Opens The Coffers As Election Call Looms

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2012 | Canada Politics

FERMONT, Que. - Jean Charest's expected election call is still two weeks away, but that didn't stop the Quebec premier from announcing up to $200 mill...

Dozens Arrested As Montreal Protests Persist

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Police moved swiftly to shut down a protest in Montreal on Saturday, a day after a series of violent clashes between demonstrators and offi...

Charest Pitches Northern Quebec To European Investors

CP | Posted 08.27.2011 | Canada Politics

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- LONDON, England - Premier Jean Charest portrayed Quebec as a stable place to invest as he courted potential investors on Monday ...