Alexis Brunelle-Duceppe recognizes he's got some big shoes to fill as a newly elected Bloc Quebecois MP. His win in the federal riding of Lac-Saint-Jean caught the attention of Quebecers when his father, longtime former Bloc leader Gilles Duceppe, congratulated him live on television on election night.
What exactly were Canadians trying to tell their politicians with the way they voted, from coast to coast? Analysts Marlene Jennings and Gilles Duceppe reflect on the highs and the lows of election night and muse over what could happen over the next few years.
The party succeeded in winning a second term, but was reduced to a minority government. The Liberal leader started the morning sitting alone near an escalator in the Metro before shaking hands with commuters and taking selfies as they passed by.
After 40 days of campaigning, it’s finally Election Day in Canada. With Canadians heading to the polls throughout the day, analysts Marlene Jennings and Gilles Duceppe look back on what the election campaign was actually all about.
The three top federal party leaders will campaign in Montreal Wednesday morning, including Conservative Andrew Scheer whose time in Quebec this morning will likely be his last before Monday's federal election.
South of the Jacques-Cartier Bridge lies the federal riding of Longueuil--Saint-Hubert. On Oct. 21, it might turn bright blue, for the Bloc Quebecois, or red, for the Liberals. It could even turn green or orange.
A group of people affected by the Ecole Polytechnique shooting gathered on Monday to endorse the federal Liberals’ firearm control plan, saying other parties were not promising enough to fight gun violence.
With Bloc Quebecois poised to play spoiler in next week’s federal election the South Shore riding of Longueuil-Charles-Lemoyne could become a key swing district but incumbent Sherry Romanado said she won’t go down without a fight.
Support for Quebec independence is at or near historic lows, and yet the Bloc Quebecois -- a federal party working to break the province off from Canada -- is feeling good about its chances ahead of October's vote.
In the wake of the historic climate march in Montreal and across Canada that brought hundreds of thousands of people to the streets, questions now turn to what climate action political parties are prepared to promise.
Residents in Justin Trudeau's home riding and politicians in Quebec City were far less critical of the Liberal leader Thursday as he dealt with the fallout of old photos showing him in skin-darkening makeup.
Former Green and NDP candidates will square off against former NDP and Green Party members in the Longueuil-Saint Hubert riding on the South Shore of Montreal, while a former Parti Quebecois minister will run for the Liberals.
With the Liberals and Conservatives in a dead heat at 34 per cent in favour of them forming the next government Oct. 21, a new Leger poll shows that the debate on secularism may influence voters in Quebec.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh extended a hand to Quebec nationalists on Sunday, promising the province new powers and funding in a bid to revive the so-called orange wave of support that carried his party to official Opposition status eight years ago.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is accusing Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau of trying to change the channel over the SNC-Lavalin affair through attacks on a Toronto Tory's stance on the contentious abortion issue.