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  • ADQ takes the lead in post-electoral poll

    04/01/2007 4:13:16 PM PDT · by Reform Canada · 222+ views
    http://www2.canoe.com/infos/quebeccanada/archives/2007/04/20070401-064500.html If a provincial election happened today, for which party would you vote? ADQ 38% +7 compared to E-day Liberal 31% -2 PQ 22% -6 Are you happy or dissapointed of the election results? Happy 60% Dissapointed 34% Do you believe than Mario Dumont will become Québec premier after the next provincial election? Yes 48% No 44% Do you believe than the minority government of Jean Charest will be able to govern efficiently? Liberal voters : 71% yes ADQ voters : 48% yes PQ voters : 25% yes
  • Conrad Black: Dumont poised to be new Duplessis

    04/01/2007 8:35:12 AM PDT · by Reform Canada · 254+ views
    Conrad Black: Dumont poised to be new Duplessis National Post Saturday, March 31, 2007 The largely negative reaction to the Quebec election in federalist Canada is astounding. Independentist sentiment in that province has collapsed to barely over a quarter of the vote, where it was 35 years ago. The ADQ leader, who is now the leader of the Opposition, Mario Dumont, represents at least the partial return of the Duplessis formula of getting non-separatist nationalists and conservatives to vote together, a delicate but useful operation. And this election is the beginning of a revival of fiscal and social conservatism in...
  • Harsh realities hit home in Quebec (Franco-socialism a bust!)

    03/28/2007 2:35:49 PM PDT · by GMMAC · 20 replies · 568+ views
    Financial Post - Canada ^ | Wednesday, March 28, 2007 | Sean Silcoff
    Harsh realities hit home in QuebecElection a 'real wake-up call,' Jarislowsky says Sean Silcoff, Financial Post Published: Wednesday, March 28, 2007 Laurent Verreault is chief executive of one of Quebec's most successful firms, Groupe Laperriere et Verreault. To compete, GL&V -- a global leader in technology that separates liquids and solids for mining, pulp-and-paper and water treatment facilities -- does some things a bit differently. Its corporate office is in Montreal, but the CEO works from his Florida condo. His three vice-presidents are in the U.K. and India; his son Richard, the president, is in the United States. GL&V...
  • Quebec votes in close elections

    03/26/2007 6:16:02 PM PDT · by Jedi Master Pikachu · 5 replies · 442+ views
    None of the three parties is likely to be able to govern on its own Canadians in the mainly French-speaking Quebec province are electing a new government in a tight three-way race. The poll has again raised the prospect of independence from Canada, with the nationalist Parti Quebecois (PQ) vowing to hold a vote on the issue if elected. It is seeking to regain power from the federalist Liberal Party and Premier Jean Charest who is seeking a new term. But both parties are facing a strong challenge from a new conservative group, the Action Democratique (ADQ). The ADQ...
  • Poll suggests Quebec election a three-way race

    03/17/2007 6:39:30 PM PDT · by Reform Canada · 42 replies · 630+ views
    Poll suggests Quebec election a three-way race Updated Fri. Mar. 16 2007 11:10 PM ET Canadian Press MONTREAL -- A new poll suggests the major parties fighting for voter support in the Quebec election were in a tight three-way race this week. With the March 26 voting day less than two weeks away, the Leger Marketing survey said Liberal support in its March 13-15 poll was at 30 per cent, while the Parti Quebecois and the Action democratique du Quebec were each at 27 per cent. Once the undecided vote was distributed, the poll put the Liberals at 33 per...
  • Clear Eyed Vision For Quebec (Is A Mike Harris Style Revolution For La Belle Province? Alert)

    05/11/2006 12:13:35 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 10 replies · 384+ views
    Pour Quebec Un Lucide.com ^ | October 19, 2005 | Pour Quebec Un Lucide
    Lucien Bouchard Joseph Facal Pierre Fortin Robert Lacroix Sylvie Lalande Claude Montmarquette André Pratte Denise Robert Jean-Claude Robert Guy Saint-Pierre Marie Saint Pierre Denise Verreault October 19, 2005 With demographic decline and global competition threatening our future, Québec cannot allow itself to be the republic of the status quo. We are concerned. Concerned for the Québec we love. Concerned for our people, who have weathered many storms but who seem oblivious to the dangers that today threaten its future. In the past 50 years, Québec’s economy has seen unprecedented growth: • in 1961, the average annual income of French-speaking Quebeckers...
  • Quebec Elections: Liberals cruising to majority government

    04/14/2003 8:42:40 PM PDT · by July 4th · 29 replies · 663+ views
    CBC News ^ | 14 Apr 2003 | CBC News
    MONTREAL - CBC News predicts a Liberal majority government in Quebec, making Jean Charest the next premier of the province. It is Charest's first victory as leader of the provincial party after stepping down as leader of the federal Progressive Conservatives. The Liberals defeated the ruling Parti Quebecois and Bernard Landry; and Mario Dumont's upstart Action Démocratique du Québec. All three party leaders won their ridings. In his concession speech, Landry thanked party supporters and congratulated Charest. "I have to congratulate very warmly the leader of the Liberal party who has conducted his troops to a very impressive victory...
  • Quebec Liberal Party Wins Provincial Election

    04/14/2003 6:12:08 PM PDT · by Loyalist · 31 replies · 585+ views
    Vanity | April 14, 2003 | Self
    CBC just projected a Liberal majority government in Quebec elections, Jean Charest premier-designate unseating separatist Parti Quebecois government of Bernard Landry. More later