Quebec Liberals

2 PQ Bureaucrats Fired By Quebec Liberals

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2015 | Canada Politics

Quebec's Liberal government has booted two Parti Quebecois-appointed, high-level bureaucrats from provincially run corporations. Transport Minister ...

Quebec Liberal Candidate Resigns

The Huffington Post Quebec | Catherine Levesque | Posted 08.18.2015 | Canada Politics

Quebec Liberal candidate Francine Crevier Bélair resigned Monday, more than two weeks after the writ dropped, after she was barred from running munic...

Liberal Candidate Blames Volunteer For Suggesting He's A Separatist

Le Huffington Post Québec | Catherine Levesque | Posted 08.07.2015 | Canada Politics

A Quebec Liberal candidate is blaming one of his volunteers for posting comments on Facebook suggesting he was a separatist.

8 Members Of Liberal Riding Association Resign To Join NDP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.05.2015 | Canada Politics

Eight of 10 members of a Liberal riding association in eastern Quebec have resigned to join the NDP.

Peladeau's Fiancée Ends TV Production Work Over Tax Credit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2015 | Canada Politics

A teary-eyed Julie Snyder made the announcement Monday.

Quebec Tables Bill To Ban Face Coverings For Public Services

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2015 | Canada Politics

Under the bill, the niqab or burka would be banned for those using government institutions and those who work for the public service, for reasons of security and communication.

Quebec Liberals Win 2 Byelections

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2015 | Canada Politics

Philippe Couillard's Liberals won two provincial byelections on Monday in what some viewed as an early showdown between the premier and Parti Quebecois Leader Pierre Karl Peladeau.

Quebec Liberals Say Budget Cuts Necessary

CP | Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada Politics

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard defended his government's tax hikes and spending cuts Friday as the legislature began its winter break.Couillard vow...

Quebec Liberals Reject Student Unrest Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - The Liberal government has dismissed a report into the 2012 Quebec student unrest, suggesting it was little more than a political tool by the...

What Premier Wynne Should Learn From Philippe Couillard

Candice Malcolm | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada Politics
Candice Malcolm

Since the financial meltdown in 2008-09, Quebec has run massive deficits each year. The province is on track to add $53 billion to its total provincial debt -- a 35 per cent increase -- by the end of the year. But in the same period, Ontario under McGuinty and Wynne will add $120 billion to its debt -- a 71 per cent increase.

What I Learned This Week: The Precarious Future of Voting

Andy Nulman | Posted 06.14.2014 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

Well, cross another one off the bucket list, as last Monday I made my debut as a TV political commentator. Given my career path and my reputation, the aforementioned gig seems strange and incongruous. But those who know me know my political passion, especially these days as Quebec and Montreal try to redefine their places in a rapidly-changing world.

Au Revoir, Marois

Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Politics

Monday night marked a big win for Philippe Couillard's Liberals, and big losses for the Parti Quebecois. Polls leading up to election day had predicte...

Quebec Leaders Make Final Push For Votes

CP | Nelson Wyatt, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Pauline Marois made a last-ditch appeal to supporters on Sunday to get out and vote for her Parti Quebecois on election day, ruling out any...

'Will The Quebec Election Be Stolen By People From Ontario?'

CBC | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada Politics

Janette Bertrand doesn't want McGill students in her pool while she does Aquafit, Pierre Karl Péladeau's cri de coeur over sovereignty got Autotuned,...

Alleged Fraudster Endorses His 'Friend' Couillard For Quebec Premier

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Only days before the Quebec election, Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard received a ringing endorsement from an old associate: imprisoned, a...

I Don't Understand Why You Pay Heavy Taxes and Still Don't Vote

Natalia Yanchak | Posted 05.21.2014 | Canada Music
Natalia Yanchak

As citizens of the "free world" -- North Americans, at least -- we have a great power bestowed upon us: the right to vote. Yet this basic right is often taken for granted. Understandably, enacting one's support for politicians can be frustrating, but fundamentally they are chosen by us to manage our tax dollars. And listen up: you pay taxes.

PQ Majority Within Reach: Poll

CBC | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Politics

A poll commissioned by the French-language newspaper, le Journal de Montréal, suggests the Parti Québécois would be within reach of a majority if...

Quebec Liberal Offices Raided

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The Quebec Liberal party has confirmed that its offices were searched by the province's anti-corruption unit.The Liberals say the provincia...

Quebec Liberals Set To Choose New Leader

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2013 | Canada Politics

CP UPDATE: Philippe Couillard chosen to replace Jean Charest as Quebec Liberal leader. MONTREAL - Quebec Liberals are getting set to choose their...

Quebec Liberals Say Goodbye To Charest

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Former Quebec premier Jean Charest took a final bow on the political stage on Saturday by making a passionate plea for national unity and r...

Trouble Ahead For Pauline?

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 03.15.2013 | Canada Politics

A new poll shows Quebec Liberals running neck-and-neck with the governing Parti Québécois as they gather to pick a new leader this weekend in Montre...

Quebec Liberal Hopefuls Advocate Signing Constitution

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.28.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - All three candidates vying for the Quebec Liberal leadership say they want the province to sign the Canadian Constitution, though not neces...

Quebec Liberals Tackle Corruption In Second Debate

CBC | Posted 03.22.2013 | Canada Politics

The three candidates for Quebec's Liberal Party leadership took part in the second of five debates to determine who will succeed Jean Charest. ...

Hopefuls To Replace Charest Face Off In First Debate

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The three candidates vying for the leadership of the Quebec Liberals offered up proposals aimed at reviving the party during a debate in Mo...

B.C. Liberal Party Expenses Out Of Whack

Dermod Travis | Posted 02.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Sometimes when you want to know how prudent a political party will be with the taxpayer's dime, it doesn't hurt to consider how prudent they are when it comes to spending their own dime at party headquarters. Compared to their counterparts in other provinces, the B.C. Liberal party spends like there's no tomorrow. And it's spending that increasingly points to something ominous: election campaigns that never end.