A Quebec government initiative to determine how many teachers wear religious symbols also extended to include police officer, prosecutors and the judiciary, the minister responsible said on Monday, January 28, 2019.
As David Saint-Jacques makes final preparations for the first manned Russian rocket launch since last month's near-catastrophic Soyuz failure, the Canadian astronaut is bracing for some heart-pounding moments.
As he was training in 2004 for his second space flight to help in the construction of the International Space Station, a routine visit to the doctor almost cut short Dave Williams' career as an astronaut.
The incoming Coalition Avenir Quebec government is facing criticism for saying it has no intention of removing the crucifix from the legislature, even as it plans to crack down on some civil servants who wear religious symbols.
Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard is talking tough on the question of supply management now that the focus switches to Canada after a new trade deal has been reached between the United States and Mexico.
The Coalition Avenir Quebec has boasted that it will have more women than men running in the provincial election campaign — a big change for the party, which opinion polls suggest is leading the governing Liberals.