Quebecers' trust in their institutions is once again being tested after another high-profile fraud case was thrown out because legal proceedings took too long, Justice Minister Sonia LeBel said on Friday, August 2, 2019.
Canadians with criminal records for simple pot possession can now apply for a pardon free of cost and with no mandatory five-year waiting period — but they'll have to finish their sentence first, federal Justice Minister David Lametti announced on Thursday, August 1, 2019.
Kanesatake Grand Chief Serge Simon said on Friday, July 26, 2019, he's decided to cut off all talks with Oka Mayor Pascal Quevillon after the mayor refused to apologize for derogatory comments about the First Nations territory.
A war of words between a First Nations grand chief and a small-town Quebec mayor instigated hours of meetings on Friday, July 26, 2019, with federal and provincial officials, but the underlying conflict between the two communities goes back centuries.
When Ljiljana Latkovic was named to the council governing Quebec's multibillion-dollar green fund in 2017, she thought she was going to use her science background to help choose projects aimed at fighting climate change.
On a visit to an agricultural fair in a battleground riding east of Montreal on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer defended his promise to review the Canada Food Guide in order to make the document reflect research put forward by the country's food industry.
Quebec's ombudsperson has criticized the way a social worker handled the case of the Quebec mosque shooter after he allegedly told her in confidence he regretted not having murdered more people, according to a report obtained by The Canadian Press.