Quebec

Quebec Premier François Legault responds to the Opposition during question period, Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at the legislature in Quebec City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Use of French at home is only one indicator of language health: Quebec demographers

Whether children of immigrants integrate into French or English more important, expert says

 

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti rises during question period in the House of Commons, on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa, on May 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Patrick Doyle

Quebec’s use of notwithstanding clause in language law opens constitutional debate

Critics say the clause shuts down debate and prevents a proper judicial review of the legislation

 

David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, provides an update on the Government of Canada's actions and investments to support Indigenous communities regarding the ongoing impacts of residential schools during an announcement in Ottawa on Monday, May 16, 2022. Federal Justice Minister David Lametti says his government will join a court challenge to Quebec's religious symbols law if it reaches the Supreme Court. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal government would join challenge of Quebec’s Bill 21 at Supreme Court

Federal government would join challenge of Quebec’s Bill 21 at Supreme Court

 

Quebec Liberal finance critic Carlos Leitão speaks after Finance Minister Eric Girard presented his budget, Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the legislalture in Quebec City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Quebec legislature adopts Bill 96 language law, Legault calls reform ‘moderate’

Quebec legislature adopts Bill 96 language law, Legault calls reform ‘moderate’

Quebec Liberal finance critic Carlos Leitão speaks after Finance Minister Eric Girard presented his budget, Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the legislalture in Quebec City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
A Hydro-Québec logo is seen on their head office building in Montreal, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Hydro-Québec says more than 130,000 customers are still without power after a powerful storm swept across the province on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

UPDATED: Tens of thousands still without power in Ontario and Quebec after destructive storm

Ten people died after Saturday’s thunderstorm, power expected to be fully restored within a few days

A Hydro-Québec logo is seen on their head office building in Montreal, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Hydro-Québec says more than 130,000 customers are still without power after a powerful storm swept across the province on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
A Toronto Hydro line worker works to restore power to a house in Toronto, Friday, Dec. 27, 2013. A severe thunderstorm with high winds has created power outages across Ontario and led to at least four deaths. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
A Toronto Hydro line worker works to restore power to a house in Toronto, Friday, Dec. 27, 2013. A severe thunderstorm with high winds has created power outages across Ontario and led to at least four deaths. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Coalition Avenir du Quebec leader Francois Legault, right, speaks to Chamber of Commerce President Michel Leblanc, in Montreal, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. As Quebec’s contentious language law wends toward likely adoption this spring, the province’s business community is growing increasingly anxious about the impact on operations, from the bottom line to daily communication — or decamping entirely. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

‘Making monsters of each other’: Businesses fear impact of Quebec language law

Legislation would impose tougher language requirements on small businesses

Coalition Avenir du Quebec leader Francois Legault, right, speaks to Chamber of Commerce President Michel Leblanc, in Montreal, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. As Quebec’s contentious language law wends toward likely adoption this spring, the province’s business community is growing increasingly anxious about the impact on operations, from the bottom line to daily communication — or decamping entirely. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Linesman Mike Cvik prepares to drop the puck for a faceoff during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. A committee established by the Quebec government to promote hockey in the province says the sport needs to become more affordable. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Committee tasked with promoting hockey in Quebec says game should be ‘national’ sport

Committee tasked with promoting hockey in Quebec says game should be ‘national’ sport

Linesman Mike Cvik prepares to drop the puck for a faceoff during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. A committee established by the Quebec government to promote hockey in the province says the sport needs to become more affordable. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A fan pays his respects at a statue honouring Guy Lafleur in front of the Bell Centre in Montreal, on Friday, April 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Quebec government talking to Lafleur family about possible national funeral

Montrealers pay tribute to Habs great as the reflect on his impact

A fan pays his respects at a statue honouring Guy Lafleur in front of the Bell Centre in Montreal, on Friday, April 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Montreal Canadien Guy Lafleur (left) and Wayne Gretzky of the Edmonton Oilers are seen here during a break in their light skate at the first day of training camp for Team Canada in Montreal, Aug. 10, 1981. (CP PHOTO/Ian MacAlpine)

Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur, a dominant force in his generation, dead at 70

Hall-of-famer led the Montreal Canadiens 1970s Stanley Cup dynasty, inspired legions of fans

Montreal Canadien Guy Lafleur (left) and Wayne Gretzky of the Edmonton Oilers are seen here during a break in their light skate at the first day of training camp for Team Canada in Montreal, Aug. 10, 1981. (CP PHOTO/Ian MacAlpine)
Official Languages Commissioner Raymond Theberge responds to a question during a news conference in Ottawa on May 9, 2019. Theberge says events broadcast live on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Facebook page must be accessible in both English and French. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Events broadcast on Trudeau’s Facebook page must be bilingual: language commissioner

More than a dozen people complained about press conference announcing Mary Simon as governor general

Official Languages Commissioner Raymond Theberge responds to a question during a news conference in Ottawa on May 9, 2019. Theberge says events broadcast live on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Facebook page must be accessible in both English and French. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
FILE - The Quebec flag is seen on the podium as Bloc leader Yves-François Blanchet responds to a question during a news conference Wednesday June 3, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Quebec looks beyond hydroelectricity as last planned megaproject set to wrap

Dam and reservoir are complete and work underway on the power station

FILE - The Quebec flag is seen on the podium as Bloc leader Yves-François Blanchet responds to a question during a news conference Wednesday June 3, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Quebec Premier Francois Legault speaks at a news conference marking the end of the fall session, Friday, December 10, 2021 at his office in Quebec City. Legault is flanked by Quebec deputy premier and Public Security Minister Genevieve Guilbault, left, and Quebec Justice Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Legault blames school board after teacher with hijab forced from class under Bill 21

Legault blames school board after teacher with hijab forced from class under Bill 21

Quebec Premier Francois Legault speaks at a news conference marking the end of the fall session, Friday, December 10, 2021 at his office in Quebec City. Legault is flanked by Quebec deputy premier and Public Security Minister Genevieve Guilbault, left, and Quebec Justice Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Government MNA and committee president Nancy Guillemette speaks at a news conference on the legislature committee's report on medically assisted death, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at the legislature in Quebec City.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Quebec committee says Alzheimer’s patients should get access to doctor-assisted death

Quebec committee says Alzheimer’s patients should get access to doctor-assisted death

Government MNA and committee president Nancy Guillemette speaks at a news conference on the legislature committee's report on medically assisted death, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at the legislature in Quebec City.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Quebec Premier François Legault responds to reporters' questions at a news conference, Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, at the legislature in Quebec City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Quebec judge refuses injunction against abandoned vaccine mandate for health workers

Quebec judge refuses injunction against abandoned vaccine mandate for health workers

Quebec Premier François Legault responds to reporters' questions at a news conference, Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, at the legislature in Quebec City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Plush toys and flowers are shown outside Residence Herron in the Montreal suburb of Dorval on May 10, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Quebec coroner to hear from final witnesses in long-term care inquest

Quebec coroner to hear from final witnesses in long-term care inquest

Plush toys and flowers are shown outside Residence Herron in the Montreal suburb of Dorval on May 10, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Simon Jolin-Barrette, Quebec’s minister responsible for the French language, speaks at the beginning of a legislature committee studying a proposed reform of the French language law, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, at the legislature in Quebec City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Quebec’s overhaul of its strict French-language law under microscope at hearings

Bill 96 seeks to unilaterally change Canadian Constitution to affirm Quebec as a nation

Simon Jolin-Barrette, Quebec’s minister responsible for the French language, speaks at the beginning of a legislature committee studying a proposed reform of the French language law, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, at the legislature in Quebec City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Quebec Premier François Legault walks in for question period Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 at the legislature in Quebec City. Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé, right, looks on. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Quebec offers bonuses up to $18,000 to keep nurses in struggling health system

Quebec offers bonuses up to $18,000 to keep nurses in struggling health system

Quebec Premier François Legault walks in for question period Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 at the legislature in Quebec City. Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé, right, looks on. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Quebec Premier Francois Legault speaks to delegates at a Coalition Avenir Quebec party meeting on relief, Sunday, September 19, 2021 in Quebec City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Quebec Premier tells party’s youth wing Quebec voters elected a nationalist party

Quebec Premier tells party’s youth wing Quebec voters elected a nationalist party

Quebec Premier Francois Legault speaks to delegates at a Coalition Avenir Quebec party meeting on relief, Sunday, September 19, 2021 in Quebec City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
A funeral home worker walks to his van in front of the Herron seniors residence Monday April 13, 2020 in Dorval near Montreal's Trudeau airport. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Montreal care home doctors worried about staffing, PPE as COVID-19 hit, coroner hears

Montreal care home doctors worried about staffing, PPE as COVID-19 hit, coroner hears

A funeral home worker walks to his van in front of the Herron seniors residence Monday April 13, 2020 in Dorval near Montreal's Trudeau airport. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz