Quebec

Quebec: Towards a hot spring

Quebec: Towards a hot spring

Disrupt them like they disrupt us! After the election of the Liberal party to office in the Province of Quebec last April, austerity was expected but no one had predicted the violence of this government’s measures. Since 1996, every Quebec government has attacked the living conditions of the working class and parts of the welfare […]

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Québec elections: victory for the Liberal Party : A wind of reaction ?

Québec elections: victory for the Liberal Party : A wind of reaction ?

On April 7th 2014, the Québec Liberal Party (PLQ) won a majority government with 70 MPs elected (41.2 % of votes), despite widespread allegations corruption. The PLQ campaigned mainly on the claim of providing jobs and opposition to the PQ’s Charter. The Parti Québécois (PQ), who declared the elections from their minority government, thinking they would […]

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Quebec: General Election Kicks Liberals out

Quebec: General Election Kicks Liberals out

On 4 September, Quebec voters elected the Parti Québecois (PQ) to lead a minority government, with Pauline Marois as the first female prime minister in Quebec history. On the heels of the mass student strikes, PQ was always likely to win as it promised to scrap the hated “law 78” –an unprecedented set of repressive […]

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