A bold Quebec election promise to ban the sale of new gasoline-powered vehicles by 2030 is following the lead of countries such as France and the United Kingdom, says the province's left-leaning Québec solidaire party.
Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard is talking tough on the question of supply management now that the focus switches to Canada after a new trade deal has been reached between the United States and Mexico.
The Coalition Avenir Quebec has boasted that it will have more women than men running in the provincial election campaign — a big change for the party, which opinion polls suggest is leading the governing Liberals.
Quebec's political parties wasted little time pitching promises to voters on Friday, August 24, 2018, with families, seniors and school supplies at the forefront on Day 2 of the provincial election campaign.
The Quebec election campaign officially began on Thursday, August 23, 2018, with Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard expressing optimism the message that his party represents stability and sound economic management will resonate with voters.