Quebec has spent hundreds of millions of dollars resettling refugees and asylum seekers over the past few years, which is more than its fair share, Immigration Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette told a United Nations representative on Thursday, August 15, 2019, during a testy exchange at the legislature.
The Quebec government will reduce oil consumption in the province by 40 per cent by 2030 through a vast program to shift transportation systems, buildings and businesses to hydroelectricity, Premier Francois Legault announced on Sunday, May 26, 2019, as his party held a general council meeting in Montreal.
The number of Quebecers seeking medical assistance in dying has been growing steadily since 2015, according to a report on the state of end-of-life care tabled on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, in the provincial legislature.
Quebec junior health minister Lionel Carmant is refusing to bend on legislation that seeks to increase the legal age of cannabis consumption from 18 to 21 and ban the product from all public areas across the province.
Two years after a gunman killed six worshippers in a Quebec City mosque, banners with the names and faces of the victims were unfurled on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, night as a word chosen by family members to describe their loved one was read out.