Patrice Bergeron The Canadian Press RSS feed 5 Articles Head of Quebec provincial police suspended as criminal allegation probed Martin Prud'homme, the chief of Quebec's provincial police, has been temporarily suspended pending an investigation into an allegation he committed criminal offences. Quebec status of women minister calls Muslim head scarf symbol of oppression Quebec's new minister responsible for the status of women faced criticism on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, after saying she considers the hijab to be a symbol of oppression. Coalition leader distances himself from supporter fearing Quebecers will be 'erased' Coalition Avenir Quebec Leader Francois Legault was forced to backtrack on Thursday, September 27, 2018, after responding with an emphatic "yes" to a woman asking if he would stand strong against immigrants seeking to "erase" Quebecers. Quebec 2018 Quebec passes motion against Ottawa's directive allowing knives on planes Quebec's legislature passed a motion on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, against Transport Canada's directive allowing airline passengers to carry small blades, including kirpans. Couillard says he is concerned by anti-immigration banners Quebec's opposition parties are encouraging far-right groups in the province, Premier Philippe Couillard said Tuesday in response to reports of anti-immigration banners being displayed in Quebec City.