Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault faced criticism from his political rivals over the weekend after he said members of an Indigenous community want to reopen a semantic debate rather than fix racism problems at a nearby hospital.
Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault was forced to defend recent controversial comments on immigration as well as his handling of COVID-19 during a leaders debate on Thursday, September 15, 2022, as his four opponents tried to wrest support from the popular premier.
The first of two French-language leaders debates during the Quebec election campaign takes place in Montreal on Thursday, September 15, 2022, night, and it will be the first contest as party leader for four of the five participants.
Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault found himself on the defensive on Thursday, September 8, 2022, trying to clarify comments made a day earlier that linked immigration to the province with extremism and violence.
Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault is promising to ask the province's hydro utility to consider building new hydroelectric dams, but he is not saying where or how he would realize the complicated, expensive megaprojects.