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2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg Premier Marois sought to achieve her goals in spectacularly absurd fashion -- a separate country for French-Canadians and a ban on religious headgear for everyone else -- and on Monday, her extremism was rejected. Hardly definitively, however. The Parti Quebecois remains Quebec's official opposition, and the rise of new nationalist parties, coupled with a sharp split in the popular vote, suggests much of the Marois agenda has merely scattered elsewhere. More than a trace can even be found in Mr. Couillard.
LAVAL, Que. – Parti Quebecois Leader Pauline Marois put the idea of a third referendum on sovereignty on the backburner on
Pierre Karl Peladeau is not a man who is used to playing second fiddle. In fact, when the media mogul announced his candidacy
Any doubts Quebec Premier Pauline Marois might have still held about calling an election in the next few weeks have likely
To go, or not to go? That is the question. Pauline Marois and the Parti Québécois may answer it in the coming days as her
Jacques Parizeau, one of the biggest backers of the sovereignty movement, wrote a column in Thursday morning's issue of the
I can't help but suspect your motives, Mme. Marois. It seems that you are trying to turn nous inside-out by cynically using the trust that we have in our leaders against us. The Charter seems to be an effort to convince the majority of Québécois who do not live in Montréal or Québec, where cultural and religious diversity is the quiet background to our daily lives, that they have something to fear from those who are different. You seem to be telling them that they have special privileges and that the only way to preserve them is to deny the rights of others.
The Quebec charter of values may be boosting the support of the Parti Québécois in the short term, but the controversial
With polls showing a majority of Quebecers agreeing with the provincial government's approach to religious accommodations
An unflattering ad that stars Parti Québécois Leader Pauline Marois has prompted a legal threat from a videographer, as the