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Paul St-Pierre Plamondon wins PQ leadership, pledges to rebuild party

Article content continued “The PQ is a party that needs rebuilding, we can’t hide that,” he said. For St-Pierre Plamondon, a bilingual Oxford and McGill educated lawyer and father of two, perseverance paid off. He ran for the job in the 2016 race, placing fourth to eventual winner Jean-François Lisée with 6.84 per cent of …

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Coronavirus live updates: Hospitalizations, ICU admissions on the rise in Quebec

Article content continued Read our full story. 11:55 a.m. No mask exemptions without a valid medical reason: Quebec College of Physicians Quebec’s College of Physicians is reminding its members that doctors’ notes allowing individuals not to wear face masks only be issued for valid medical reasons. Read our full story. 11:30 a.m. Updated charts: Quebec …

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Quebec budget: Liberals say finance minister must prepare for economic slowdown

QUEBEC — With clouds on the horizon, the province must prepare now for a potential economic slowdown, Quebec’s Liberals said Monday. At a news conference one day before the tabling of the 2020-21 budget, Liberal finance critic Carlos Leitão called on the minister of finance to set aside $1 billion now in a contingency fund …

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Quebec names female civilian to lead Sûreté du Québec

Quebec Public Security Minister ⁦Geneviève Guilbault, left, introduces Johanne Beausoleil, the new interim head of ⁦ Sûreté du Québec, to the media in Quebec City on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. Twitter / Montreal Gazette QUEBEC — For the first time in Quebec’s history, a woman will lead the Sûreté du Québec, which is getting its …

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