Quebec election: Legault’s tense relationship with Ottawa likely to now continue |

Francois Legault’s re-election in Quebec Monday night means an already frosty relationship between his government and Ottawa will likely continue, experts say. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated Legault after the Quebec premier’s Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) was projected to form a second majority government, vowing to work together moving forward. But court challenges and a […]

Trudeau congratulates Legault on Quebec election win, promises to work together |

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated Francois Legault on his party’s re-election in Quebec Monday, adding he looks forward to working together on “issues of importance to Quebecers and all Canadians.” “Together, we will make Quebec, which we are so proud of, an even better place to live,” the prime minister said in a statement. Congratulations, @FrancoisLegault. […]

Quebec’s ‘completely post COVID’ election campaign has few mentions of deaths, emergency powers |

The French phrase “bain de foule” appears regularly on the agendas of Quebec’s major party leaders during the provincial election campaign. The term, which directly translates into English as “crowd bath,” is used to describe walkabouts at public places such as markets, regional fairs and busy commercial streets, during which politicians shake voters’ hands, pose […]

Quebec election: Legault apologizes for linking ‘violence’ and ‘extremism’ with immigration |

Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault has apologized after linking immigration with extremism and violence while on the provincial election campaign trail. His remarks came when he was speaking to reporters in Victoriaville about what he described as the “challenges of integration” in Quebec and elsewhere on the 11th day of the election campaign Wednesday. Legault […]