Parti Québécois

Type: Organization
Name: Parti Québécois
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Have money, will travel

George Osborne may not want the UK to have a monetary union with an independent Scotland, but he has found common currency with Canadian unionists.The Chancellor was following in the footsteps of those campaigning against Quebec's sovereignty when he ... [Published Herald Scotland - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Former minister Jean Garon nurtured sovereignty movement’s roots

Rotund, gap-toothed and raspy-voiced, Jean Garon is remembered by many Quebeckers as a colourful Parti Québécois agriculture minister, but he was also one of the sovereignty movement’s first evangelists, planting roots in outlying regions that would help ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 4 reports

Quebec Liberals apologize for comments against PQ, bonuses

Two Quebec cabinet ministers embroiled in controversy have been forced to reverse course and apologize as Premier Philippe Couillard tries to refocus his Liberal government.International Relations Minister Christine St-Pierre apologized on Wednesday and ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Heated words fly in Quebec politics, defying calls for calm

Premier Philippe Couillard keeps calling for a polite new era in Quebec politics, but some of his own ministers appear to be ignoring his entreaties.Christine St-Pierre, a high-profile Liberal minister, is facing a potential lawsuit in the latest round ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Péladeau a ‘passive shareholder,’ Quebecor says

Quebecor is drawing a clear line between itself and its controlling shareholder, Pierre Karl Péladeau, insisting the separatist Parti Québécois MNA has no say in the direction of a company that might be poised to play a major role in Ottawa’s plans for ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Peladeau still controlling Quebecor despite pledge to put shares in blind trust during foray into politics

National Post Monday 14th July, 2014Quebecor Inc., pledging to become Canada's fourth national wireless carrier, remains under the control of prospective separatist leader Pierre Karl Peladeau four months after he vowed to place his shares in a blind ... [Published Canada Standard - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

STORNOWAY DIAMOND : Quebec's first diamond mine opens as premier lauds northern development plan

EEYOU ISTCHEE BAIE-JAMES, Qc - Quebec's first diamond mine is officially opening today.Stornoway Diamond Corp. is developing the site, the province's first such diamond mining operation.Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard is in northern Quebec today to ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Quebec MNA under fire for taking new patient bonuses during 18-month stint as doctor

A Liberal cabinet minister who practised medicine briefly while sitting in opposition and collected $215,000 in bonuses for taking on new patients is facing calls to repay the money and even resign.Yves Bolduc, an admitted workaholic, is facing criticism ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

In the Quebec referendum of 1995 OUI had a 6% lead on polling day

Jacques Parizrau, Quebec PM & leader of Parti Québécois resigned in 1995 the day after his referendum defeat pic.twitter.com/VEcUryX2vv — Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) July 3, 2014 NON won by just over 1% As has been said repeatedly there is no ... [Published politicalbetting.com - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Former Parti Quebecois cabinet minister Jean Garon dies at age 76

QUEBEC - Jean Garon, one of the founders of the Parti Quebecois and a cabinet minister in Rene Levesque's government, has died. He was 76.Antoine Yaccarini, a PQ spokesman, says Garon died in hospital in Levis.He says the family had not released the cause ... [Published Brandon Sun - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

147 Years Since Its Birth, It’s Still Fleur-de-Lis and Maple Leaves for Canada

Today is Canada's 147th birthday and as a present to itself,the country might finally be putting its national identity crisis to rest.Since it's birth, America's northern neighbor has been grappling with aconflict between its British and French roots. ... [Published Foreign Policy Magazine - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Look what happened in Quebec when they voted to stick with Canada

The ugly side of the argument over Scotland’s constitutional future has so far been largely restricted to online bullying and abuse, with both public figures and campaigners being targeted.In recent weeks, however, police have been forced to step in after ... [Published Daily Express - Jun 29 2014]

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"On Friday, the prisoners petitioned a judge to have their measures of confinement loosened and the judge agreed" she said
"I don't think Quebec would be sustainable by itself," she said. "And I don't think our financial institutions would do well outside Canada."
Donald Turp believes a counter-threat worked. The Parti Quebecois strategist and speechwriter at the time of the 1995 referendum said: "We wanted to be independent but we also wanted a partnership with Canada, and wanted to maintain this economic and even political union … But the No side said, 'It's not sure you can use the Canadian dollar'."
"I also understand that Mr. Lisee and his wife have been hurt, so I want to apologize."

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Hardline separatist leader of Bloc Québécois fa... [Published Globe and Mail - 10 hours ago]
Corruption scandal allegations hang over sweari... [Published Squamish Chief - Jul 25 2014]
Couillard’s tough medicine is just what Quebec ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 25 2014]
History does matter [Published United Church Observer - Jul 25 2014]
Montreal rappers Dead Obies under fire in Quebe... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 24 2014]
First came the Laval school [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 23 2014]
Mark Steyn: Israel and Ukraine, fighting agains... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 23 2014]
Security measures were loosened for Quebec inma... [Published Squamish Chief - Jul 23 2014]
In Scotland, separatists love ‘money and the et... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 22 2014]
Florida town ‘shocked’ after FBI investigation ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 21 2014]
The Montreal effect [Published Herald Scotland - Jul 20 2014]
Have money, will travel [Published Herald Scotland - Jul 20 2014]
Quebec seeks to strengthen wind [Published Renewable Energy News - Jul 18 2014]
Former minister Jean Garon nurtured sovereignty... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 18 2014]
Former minister Jean Garon nurtured sovereignty... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 18 2014]
Quebec Liberals apologize for comments against ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 17 2014]
Quebec Liberals apologize for comments against ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 17 2014]
Quebec cabinet minister apologizes to PQ predec... [Published Weyburn This Week - Jul 17 2014]
Pierre Karl Péladeau: Potential conflict of int... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 17 2014]
Quebec cabinet minister apologizes to PQ predec... [Published 610 CKTB - Jul 16 2014]
Christine St-Pierre apologizes to Jean-François... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 16 2014]
Lisée says he is ready to sue St-Pierre [Published CJAD 800 - Jul 16 2014]
Yves Bolduc will repay some patient premiums to... [Published CBC - Jul 16 2014]
Bolduc to return a portion of bonus to charity [Published CTV News - Jul 16 2014]
Heated words fly in Quebec politics, defying ca... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 16 2014]
Heated words fly in Quebec politics, defying ca... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 16 2014]
Former PQ minister Lisee threatens to sue over ... [Published CJAD 800 - Jul 15 2014]
Jean-Francois Lisée threatens to sue Liberal ov... [Published CBC - Jul 15 2014]
Jean-Francois Lisee denies allegations he abuse... [Published CTV News - Jul 15 2014]
Thomas Schuster's Key Factors For Investing In ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 15 2014]
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Montreal rappers Dead Obies under fire in Quebe... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 24 2014]
MONTREAL — Over the years, rap music has been accused of glorifying drug use, promoting sexism and celebrating gun culture, but in Quebec critics are now worried about another sort of danger: an assault on the French language. The Montreal hip hop group ...
Mark Steyn: Israel and Ukraine, fighting agains... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 23 2014]
The two big international headlines of the moment are the downing of the Malaysian jet over Ukraine and Israel’s incursion into Gaza. On the face of it, these two stories don’t have much in common, but they are in fact part of the same story. To know ...
Florida town ‘shocked’ after FBI investigation ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 21 2014]
Ann Hunnewell and her central Florida police officer husband knelt in the living room of a fellow officer’s home, with pillow cases as makeshift hoods over their heads. A few words were spoken and they, along with a half-dozen others, were initiated ...
Celine Cooper: Harper Conservatives don’t have ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 14 2014]
Listen closely. Yes, even in these lazy days of summer, you can hear the countdown to the 2015 federal election starting to tick. Vote-rich Quebec, where three more seats are being added to the province’s existing 75 as a result of electoral redistribution, ...
Peladeau still controlling Quebecor despite ple... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 14 2014]
Quebecor Inc., pledging to become Canada’s fourth national wireless carrier, remains under the control of prospective separatist leader Pierre Karl Peladeau four months after he vowed to place his shares in a blind trust. Peladeau, who controls 72 percent ...
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Quebec separatist party leader resigns after bi... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 08 2014]
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