Quebec Provincial Election

Did the Ethnic Vote Crush Pauline Marois?

Rachel Décoste | Posted 06.21.2014 | Canada Politics
Rachel Décoste

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?

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.05.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Quebec Premier Pauline Marois appeared to have some regret on Saturday that she allowed herself to get bogged down in the sovereignty issue...

PQ Worried Non-Quebecois Students Stealing Election

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.23.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The elections office in Quebec is throwing cold water on a theory put forward by the Parti Quebecois on Sunday that students from elsewhere...

Marois's Warning To Rival Sovereigntist Party

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Liberal leader Philippe Couillard says Quebec could survive independence, but the financial price would be too high.Couillard continued to ...

Artist Defaces Marois Campaign Sign

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Politics

Montreal artist Marina Totino committed a creative act of electoral sign defacement. Totino drew a hijab on a Pauline Marois poster she spotted in...

Why His Candidacy Is A Turning Point

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada Politics

The first week of the Quebec provincial election campaign goes to Pauline Marois, or rather the Parti Québécois' new star candidate, Pierre Karl Pé...

PQ Releases Election Platform

CP | Ben Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.08.2014 | Canada Politics

LAVAL, Que. - The Parti Quebecois released an election platform on Saturday that put the proposed charter of values and protecting the French language...

HE'S OUT

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada Politics

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...

Meet Quebec's Wildcard

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Politics

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 ...

Quebec's Latest Election Issue Is..

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The Parti Quebecois is taking on a famous target in the provincial election campaign: the Queen.The pro-independence party's leader has bee...

Who Will Win The Quebec Election

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.01.2012 | Canada Politics

Quebec's 2012 election has been called for Sept. 4. The race is expected to be a battle between Jean Charest's ruling Liberals and the Parti Québ...

Good News For Separatists In Quebec

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 02.17.2012 | Canada Politics

Parti Quebecois Leader Pauline Marois’s attacks on the Harper government, whose unpopularity in Quebec is matched only by dissatisfaction with Premi...