Quebec Provincial Election

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.

Francois Legault: Why Not Legault?

MONTREAL - Quebec Premier Pauline Marois appeared to have some regret on Saturday that she allowed herself to get bogged down in the sovereignty issue as the provincial election campaign entered its f...

PQ Releases Election Platform

LAVAL, Que. - The Parti Quebecois released an election platform on Saturday that put the proposed charter of values and protecting the French language at the top of its list of priorities.A commitment...
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QUEBEC - Former Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe says he will not run in the next Quebec election.Duceppe told The Canadian Press on Monday he won't seek a Parti Quebecois nomination and hasn't be...

Meet Quebec's Wildcard

MONTREAL - Jean Charest portrayed himself as a staunch defender of Quebec vis-a-vis Ottawa on Tuesday while at the same time trying to paint Francois Legault as a man who has not renounced his soverei...

Quebec's Latest Election Issue Is..

MONTREAL - The Parti Quebecois is taking on a famous target in the provincial election campaign: the Queen.The pro-independence party's leader has been referencing the monarchy in her speeches and ref...