Stephen Harper Quebec

Harper Makes Pitch For Quebec Votes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2015 | Canada Politics

Harper says Quebecers tell him they want to save money, pay less taxes, have safe communities, be protected from terrorist threats and ensure that newcomers uncover their faces when they take the citizenship oath.

Tories Look To Quebec To Restock Depleted Bench

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2015 | Canada Politics

Dominic Therrien is a former player for the Atlanta Braves baseball team turned immigration lawyer running in the riding of Trois Rivieres.

Harper Rules Out TV Consortium Debate

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2015 | Canada Politics

GROSSE-ILE, - Prime Minister Stephen Harper reiterated Friday he will not take part in a national English debate that would be broadcast by the major ...

Tories Target Riding Lost By 9 Votes

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Among the seats the NDP captured in Quebec during the last election was a riding won by only nine votes — and the Conservatives want it bac...

Influential Jewish Group Toasts Harper

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Prime Minister Stephen Harper returned to Quebec on Thursday hoping to make major inroads in this fall's federal election.One of those gain...

Will High-Profile Candidates Help Tories Regain Lost Quebec Seats?

CP | Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.26.2015 | Canada Politics

VICTORIAVILLE, Que. - When a popular Quebec mayor recently announced he was running for the federal Conservatives in this fall's election, the gatheri...

Don't Look Now, But Tories Are Making Big Moves In Quebec

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada Politics

Stephen Harper proved in 2011 that he could win a majority government without much help from Quebec. Four years later, however, federal Conservativ...

Tories Land Another Star Quebec Candidate

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2015 | Canada Politics

VICTORIAVILLE, - The federal Tories have landed themselves another high-profile candidate in Quebec.A Conservative source tells The Canadian Press tha...

Harper Headed For New Battle With Top Court?

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government may be headed for another political collision with the Supreme Court of Canada, which is set to rule Friday on the fate...

Tories Aim To Keep Repeat Offenders Behind Bars Longer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada Politics

VICTORIAVILLE, Que. - The federal government will introduce legislation aimed at preventing repeat offenders from being released after serving two-thi...

Harper's Quebec Lieutenant To Union Leaders: Bring It On

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2015 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Quebec's largest labour group should get its members to run in the federal election campaign if it wants to rid the province of the Tories,...

Tories Aim For Breakthrough In Anti-Tory City

CP | Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2015 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The Conservatives' best chance at breaking into notoriously anti-Tory Montreal appears to be in a longtime Liberal bastion that was represe...

Scottish Referendum Lessons Were Flagged For Harper: Memo

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.09.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - On the eve of a nail-biting referendum on Scottish independence, Canada's top public servant counselled Stephen Harper on the possible implic...

Harper: Falling Oil Prices Won't Derail Balanced Budget

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2015 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - Falling oil prices will reduce Ottawa's fiscal flexibility but will not prevent the government from posting a balanced budget next year, Prim...

Harper To Toast Quebec Icon

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is expected to be among the dignitaries celebrating the 200th anniversary this weekend of the birth of George-E...

How Tories Aim To Woo Quebec

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2014 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Federal Conservatives are capping off their summer with a pre-electoral push in Quebec, a charm campaign to help the party rebound in what ...

PM, Couillard Announce 10-Year Deal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada Politics

ROBERVAL, Que. - Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced an extension of an agreement between the federal and Quebec government to split gas tax r...

Harper: Never Let Anyone Tell You, 'Quebec Should Isolate Itself'

CP | Alexandre Robillard, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.24.2014 | Canada Politics

SAINT-LAZARE-DE-BELLECHASSE, Que. - Following the return of a federalist government in Quebec, Prime Minister Stephen Harper urged the province on Tue...

Althia Raj

Mulcair Not The Only Leader Harper Consulted

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair wasn't the only person Prime Minister Stephen Harper reached out to in the last week to talk about the Quebec ele...

Trudeau's French Connection

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 08.23.2013 | Canada Politics

Quebec continues to be a province in flux, as a new poll shows New Democrats and Conservatives on the move. But above it all, Justin Trudeau's Liberal...

Harper's French Kiss

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 08.07.2013 | Canada Politics

After letting his support in the province sink to new lows, Stephen Harper seems to be on a mission to improve his party's standing in Quebec. It spea...

Where Harper Tories May Be Going Extinct

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 05.31.2013 | Canada Politics

Are Quebec Conservatives about to go extinct? Increasingly, it seems that Stephen Harper has given up on the province. In the end, it may be a real...

'Fed Up'

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - Stephen Harper says people are "fed up" with the old constitutional battles that have been around his entire life.The prime minister was maki...

Trudeau Poll Numbers Point To 'Remarkable Opportunity'

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 04.26.2013 | Canada Politics

A new poll suggests Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are making inroads in the part of Canada that vaulted New Democrats to Official Opposition status: Que...

Quebecers Slam Harper On EI Reform

CBC | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada Politics

A Quebec coalition of unions has launched a campaign against employment insurance reform, and to mark the event a large banner was hoisted in front of...