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.
Québec Solidaire's Manon Massé believes that, in the legislature like elsewhere, many women decide not to denounce their aggressors out of fear of hurting their own careers. "You shut your mouth because you want to work until the end of your days," said Masse,
More paid time off for workers, better services for English-speakers and a rapid transit line between Montreal and Quebec City were all part of Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard's pitch to voters as his party met in Quebec City this weekend.