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Quebec farmers demand more support

Quebec farmers demand more support

Quebec farmers are angry.  Close to 100 tractors, trucks and other vehicles converged on downtown Gatineau on April 17 to pressure elected officials to reform its programs and budgets after they say financial forecasts for 2024 will see Quebec farmers net $66...
CAQ got your tongue?

CAQ got your tongue?

“Come here, Léo l’Amoureux,” says Wakefield Coun. Claude Giroux, trying to entice his cat from its hiding spot in the closet. His real name is Leo the Lover, but Giroux is trying out the French version after the Quebec government announced a new provision of...
CAQ cracks the whip on Bussière

CAQ cracks the whip on Bussière

Gatineau MNA Robert Bussière has been muzzled by his own party.  The ruling Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) government will not let Bussière have open discourse with the local newspaper on Bills 15 and 40, university tuition hikes or other issues facing west...

CAQ building a linguistic wall around Quebec

By Carl Hagar The assault on the English-speaking population of Quebec by mean-spirited Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) operatives continues. Doubling tuition fees for foreign students coming to English universities rouses the CAQ base but harms the reputation of Quebec...

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