August 20, 2018 12:03 pm
Updated: August 20, 2018 12:10 pm

English-language media join forces to host leaders’ debate ahead of provincial election

Debra Arbec (left), Jamie Orchard (centre) and Mutsumi Takahashi (right) will host and moderate the leaders debate on Sept. 17, 2018.

Global News

Leaders of Quebec’s four major political parties will be taking part in the first-ever televised English-language debate next month.

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard, Parti Québécois Leader Jean-François Lisée, Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault and Québec Solidaire co-spokesperson Manon Massé have all confirmed their participation.

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The debate, scheduled to take place Sept. 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., will be hosted by Global Montreal’s Jamie Orchard and co-moderated by CBC’s Debra Arbec and CTV’s Mitsumi Takahashi.

You can watch the live broadcast on Global Montreal or online at


The leaders will field pre-taped questions from members of the English-speaking community and take part in one-on-one exchanges.

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