After a tumultous legislature session, Quebec Premier Francois Legault is heading to Hollywood and Silicon Valley, where the future of his province's troubled carbon market with California will figure high on his agenda.
The Quebec government tabled legislation on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, that would impose the strictest cannabis controls in the country, raising the legal age to 21 and outlawing consumption in public.
Outgoing Quebec premier Philippe Couillard made an impassioned plea for the respect of minority rights on Thursday, October 5, 2018, as he announced he is leaving politics following the Liberals' election defeat.
Quebec's books are in order and the Liberal government's budget strategy until the 2020-21 fiscal year is credible, auditor general Guylaine Leclerc said Monday, days before the start of the provincial election campaign.
The Parti Quebecois is partly to blame for the lack of support for sovereignty, according to the province's longest-serving legislature member, who believes his party has renounced its duty to promote independence.