27 September 2009
26 September 2009
1989: " ...the Liberal government's use of the notwithstanding clause to override a Supreme Court decision that banning English on outdoor signs violated freedom of expression. The clause allowed the Liberal government to hastily pass Bill 178 to maintain the ban, a move that was regarded as a severe slap in the face from anglophones' traditional political ally."
1993: "The Liberal government changed the law four years later when the notwithstanding clause came up for renewal, finally allowing English on outdoor signs, with French predominance."
24 September 2009
Quebec union denies Hells Angels link; FTQ tries and fails to block investigative report by CBC's French-language service
The head of Quebec's most powerful construction union is denying allegations the Hells Angels were involved in his election.
An investigative report by the [Radio-Canada] to be aired Thursday has revealed the role played by organized crime in the union vote.
Richard Goyette was elected director general of the construction wing of the Quebec Federation of Labour (FTQ-Construction) by a two-vote margin in November 2008, succeeding Joceyln Dupuis ...
08 September 2009
But is it justified? On the contrary, if you study the fate of each of France's American colonies in the years after 1759, it emerges unquestionably that only Quebec has prospered, and in French ...