Quebec Liberals

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.

Heading To The Polls

CBC | Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada Politics

Quebec voter turnout is up compared to the last provincial election, despite a few power outages and temporary closures at polling stations in Montrea...

Liberals Complain Of Robocalls Ahead Of Quebec Vote

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.03.2012 | Canada Politics

Quebec's Liberal Party issued a statement Monday saying forged robocalls have targeted French-speaking voters in the Quebec City area. The calls alleg...

Home Stretch

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2012 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - It's the final day of campaigning in Quebec as voters prepare to cast their ballots Tuesday.Premier Jean Charest has spent the final weekend ...

Liberals? What Liberals?

CBC | Posted 11.02.2012 | Canada Politics

The head of the upstart Coalition Avenir Québec tried Saturday to frame the election as a two-way race between his party and Pauline Marois' Parti Qu...

Hold Steady

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.26.2012 | Canada Politics

GATINEAU, Que. - Quebec's political rivals sought to draw their battlelines on key issues such as the economy and social values Sunday as they headed ...

PQ Mum On Separation At First Debate

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Two old rivals, who have spent much of their political lives duelling over the issue of Quebec independence, held Monday what might have be...

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...

Quebec Student Vote Puts Charest On Edge

CBC | Posted 10.07.2012 | Canada Politics

Thousands of Quebec post-secondary students are preparing to make up their winter session, but those plans may be stalled again if a majority of stude...