(News feed from the Montreal Gazette)
- Marois keeps sovereignty dream alive, but barely
Her opponents accused her of raising the spectre of a sovereignty referendum. And Pauline Marois was unabashedly doing just that.
- ‘Anarchopanda’ might run in Quebec elections
MONTREAL — Is there room for an anarchist panda in the National Assembly? It’s a question voters may soon have to ask themselves as Julien Villeneuve — the man who became famous for wearing an enormous panda costume during the 2012 student uprising — is thinking about running in the provincial elections.
- Don't forget to spring forward tonight
t’s time for the semi-annual clock kerfuffle. Daylight saving time (DST) 2014 will begin at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 9.
- Legault tries to capitalize on negative jobs report
An underwhelming jobs report may have given a much needed jump-start to François Legault's campaign.
- PQ puts minority pro-charter candidates in Liberal strongholds
The Parti Québécois launched a strong pro-charter message into its election campaign Friday, announcing three prominent minority female candidates will carry the party’s secular vision.
- Lev Tahor members stopped in Trinidad returning to Canada
Police say nine members of a fringe Jewish sect who fled the country only to be stopped in Trinidad and Tobago will be returned to Canada tonight.
- Once removed, caring for children of Lev Tahor will not be easy
Members of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect Lev Tahor fled the country this week with 13 children, days before they were to have appealed a judgment ordering them into foster care.
- Holocaust Centre releases reasons it opposes charter of values
The Montreal Memorial Holocaust Centre was ready to attend the public hearings into Bill 60, Quebec’s proposed secular or values charter, when a snap call for a provincial election put the hearings on hold.
- TransCanada pushes ahead with Canada East pipeline
Now that Enbridge has the go-ahead from the National Energy Board for its Line 9B pipeline project, some are questioning the need for TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline to move even more crude oil from western Canadian oilsands project to and through Quebec.
- Hope for a rebirth of Viger Square
The accolades that once fell like rain upon the elegant Victorian gardens of Viger Square have long been replaced by insult heaped upon indignity.