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 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.
Liberal candidate Marwah Rizqy blamed Conservative Party of Quebec Leader Éric Duhaime on Thursday, for the highly charged political climate in which elected officials are being subjected to threats and violence.
Quebec’s general election campaign began in earnest on Sunday, August 28, 2022, sending the four main opposition parties out on the hustings to disprove the polls that suggest the Coalition Avenir Québec is cruising to another four years in power.
Premier François Legault says the fall provincial election campaign will launch "for real" on Sunday, August 28, 2022, following weeks of unofficial campaigning by political parties and billions of dollars already promised to voters.