quebec election 2014
Quebec's new Minister of Health and Social Services, Gaétan Barrette, has longed to take this post for many years. He likely has a clearer vision of the changes he would like to make than the vision espoused by the Liberal Party during the election campaign. There are some projects that are top priority, in my view, because they will help right the ship, change the culture. I list five here.
(Photo credit: Twitter:@DosEquis, The Canadian Press) So, it would appear Canadian politicians don't need to pick up that
Pauline Marois became the fourth consecutive premier to lose his or her own riding Monday, as the Parti Québécois was handed
The sky above Montréal is ominously grey. On social media, particularly Facebook, it's a different story. There's so much noise, so much anger, so much petulant giddiness. I'm severely disheartened to see so many friends, colleagues and acquaintances bursting with joy over the prospect of four years of majority Liberal rule.
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.
The business community — both inside and outside Quebec — breathed a collective sigh of relief Monday night when Philippe
Not surprisingly, federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is thrilled by the results of the Quebec election. The province's
Monday night marked a big win for Philippe Couillard's Liberals, and big losses for the Parti Quebecois. Polls leading up
The Quebec Liberals won the election, but this cartoon in the Chronicle-Herald last month perfectly sums up the Parti Québecois
There's a lot of attention around Quebec right now thanks to a provincial election set for Monday, April 7. Over the last