Philippe Couillard Election

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Couillard: PQ Using 'Coercion' Tactics

With less than a week left before Quebecers head to the polls, Liberal leader Philippe Couillard spoke with CBC Montreal's Debra Arbec on both the past and future of the party.  Couillard addressed t...
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Think Quebec's Going to Separate? Take a Valium!

As expected, Quebec Premier Pauline Marois has called an election this week. Recently published surveys appear to suggest that her Parti Quebecois government is tracking toward a majority government. Predictably, the political and pundit class in English Canada are hyperventilating at the prospect of a referendum on Quebec sovereignty should the PQ win a majority. The citizens of Quebec will vote for a new government in their next election. They aren't going to the polls to vote to form a new country. That may come later. But I doubt it. Like the rest of us, Quebecers are far too preoccupied with questions much more fundamental to them.