National Newswatch

Quebec election: Legault says language law ‘balanced’ amid criticism from businesses

Aug 31 2022 — Jacob Serebrin, The Canadian Press — MONT-SAINT-GRÉGOIRE, Que. — Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault remained undeterred Wednesday amid renewed criticism of his language law reform by business leaders who say the legislation will make it harder to recruit talent and will cause enormous damage to the economy. On Day 4 of Quebec's election campaign, the CAQ leader said that the […]

Quebec election: Legault says language law ‘balanced’ amid criticism from businesses

Aug 31 2022 — Jacob Serebrin, The Canadian Press — MONT-SAINT-GRÉGOIRE, Que. — Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault is defending his government's language-law reform as "balanced" amid renewed criticism from business leaders that it will do enormous damage to the economy.  On Day 4 of Quebec's election campaign, Legault remained undeterred by businesses that say the new law is making it harder to recruit […]

Montreal mayor affirms support for police; gun violence becomes Quebec election topic

Aug 25 2022 — Jacob Serebrin, The Canadian Press — Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante on Thursday repeated her commitment to hiring more police officers and defended herself against accusations she doesn't support the city's police force, days after two brazen daytime murders. "I’m not perfect,” she told reporters when asked about claims that she doesn't like the police. “You can criticize me for many things, […]

Montreal mayor affirms support for police; gun violence becomes Quebec election topic

Aug 25 2022 — Jacob Serebrin, The Canadian Press — Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante on Thursday repeated her commitment to hiring more police officers and defended herself against accusations she doesn't support the city's police force, days after two brazen daytime murders. "I’m not perfect,” she told reporters when asked about claims that she doesn't like the police. “You can criticize me for many things, […]