The Liberals have asked for a recount in a close-run riding in Quebec after a 'potential anomaly' was discovered with a ballot box. A judicial recount is to take place in Chateauguay-Lacolle where the Bloc Quebecois candidate defeated his Liberal rival by 286 votes.
The Gaspesie region in eastern Quebec is best known to outsiders for its charming villages, outdoor recreation opportunities and panoramic views of the St. Lawrence River, but it could also become contested territory on election day.
On the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, Bloc leader Yves-Francois Blanchet suggested that there has been no before and after September 11 in the province's relationship with the Muslim world and Quebecers who practice Islam.
Quebec is set to outline its wishlist to the federal parties Thursday, and it's a safe bet that one of the priorities will again be to demand a substantial increase in health transfers to the provinces.
The Trudeau government is continuing a seduction offensive that has all the hallmarks of a pre-election campaign, with an increasing number of financial announcements, including one aimed at women entrepreneurs in Quebec.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau travelled to Quebec's Gaspe region on Wednesday and made a campaign-style announcement of $25 million to expand a wind turbine plant to produce blades destined for markets in the United States and Europe.
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.