Lucien Bouchard


'There Are Wounds'

MONTREAL - Although they were once close friends, Lucien Bouchard says there's no way to repair his ruptured relationship with Brian Mulroney."We run into each other occasionally in Montreal or elsewh...

Bouchard: I Was Bullied

MONTREAL - Lucien Bouchard has opened up about how he was bullied as a kid, a public revelation he hopes will help spare others from similar torment.The former Quebec premier shared his story in an on...

Lucien Bouchard Attacks Former Party

MONTREAL - The new Parti Quebecois government is earning some unflattering reviews from one of its former leaders even before completing its first half-week in office.Lucien Bouchard issued a statemen...

You Can So Teach an Old (Liberal) Dog New Tricks

Why is it that some in the Liberal Party of Canada are using the disturbing and polarizing language of ageism? It has become open season on the "old guard". Older people seem to be framed as out of touch and constitutionally unable to cope with change. Of course, fresh thinking and new energy is indeed vital to any organization. However, "fresh" doesn't necessarily mean young. To me, "new" and "fresh" has nothing to do with age and everything to do with mindset, values and sincerity of purpose.

Quebec's Rising Political Star

MONTREAL - The man who hopes to shake up Quebec politics was a passionate participant in the very debate he now says he wants to stamp out.Francois Legault, a former Parti Quebecois cabinet minister,...

Duceppe Sticking Around After All?

MONTREAL - A debate is brewing within the Bloc Quebecois about whether to delay the leadership race to replace Gilles Duceppe and instead spend a year studying what caused the party's electoral drubbi...