• François Legault accuses Justin Trudeau of attacking Quebec’s democracy and people
    Legault was reacting to an interview the prime minister gave to La Presse in which he noted his intention to better regulate the use of the notwithstanding clause.
    Jan 21
  • Side deals on health funding may be reached alongside national agreement: B.C. premier
    Premiers are expressing optimism that an overall deal will be reached at next week's meeting with Prime MInister Justin Trudeau, with room to also address specific priorities.
    Feb 1
  • Quebec calls for resignation of federal government’s anti-Islamophobia representative
    Quebec Secularism Minister Jean-François Roberge says Ottawa should fire Amira Elghawaby immediately if she chooses not to resign.
    Jan 30
  • Quebec speaks out about New Brunswick’s ‘very worrying’ French immersion reforms
    New Brunswick's current immersion program offers up to 90 per cent of class time in French, while the new program will devote half the day to learning in French.
    Jan 27
  • Amira Elghawaby deserves ‘a chance’ to do her job post-apology: minister
    In a tweet on Thursday, Blanchet continued to call for Elghawaby's resignation and also demanded in French that her role be "abolished" altogether.
    10 hours
  • Premier François Legault on being unpopular with Quebec anglophones
    The premier says there are several reasons why he believes a recent Leger poll found 70 percent of anglophones do not trust his government.
    Oct 2, 2019
  • Systemic racism exists in Quebec, Premier Legault: expert
    Quebec Premier François Legault admitted on Tuesday that “there is still work to be done” when it comes to combating racism in his province, but argued that Quebec should not compare itself to the United States as it has “not experienced slavery, and the history of the U.S." when it comes to race-relations.
    Jun 2, 2020
  • Quebec premier puts his home on the market for nearly $5 million
    Quebec Premier François Legault's family home in Montreal's Outremont hits the hot housing market with an eye-opening price of $4.9 million.
    Apr 6, 2021
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  • Quebec Premier François Legault already planning his exit from political power
    Political power has an expiration date for Quebec Premier François Legault.
    Dec 16, 2019
  • Legault’s take on what it means to be a ‘historic’ English-speaker in Quebec problematic some say
    The fear is that access to services could be curtailed for those who identify as part of the English-speaking community but don't qualify as part of the "historic" community.
    Oct 20, 2021
  • François Legault sticks to position that systemic racism doesn’t exist in Quebec
    Legault said he doesn't want to get drawn into a war over the term ``systemic,'' nor does he want it to turn into a trial of Quebecers — the vast majority of whom Legault says aren't racist.
    Jun 8, 2020
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  • Quebec election: Legault leads despite ‘catastrophic’ campaign as Oct. 3 vote looms
    Political analysts say CAQ Leader Francois Legault has maintained his lead despite lacklustre debate performances and a campaign in which he struggled to defend his record.
    Oct 2, 2022
  • Premier François Legault unveils 30 member Quebec cabinet after big election win
    Newcomers include Bernard Drainville in education and Kateri Champagne Jourdain, the first Indigenous woman elected to the national assembly, as employment minister.
    Oct 20, 2022
  • Quebec to give people up to $600, if they make under $100K, due to inflation spike
    The Quebec government is again giving adults in the province, who make up to $100,000 a year, hundreds of dollars to ease the burden of rising inflation.
    Nov 9, 2022
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  • Quebec Premier François Legault reveals wish list for federal leaders
    Legault is asking federal parties to commit to some key promises, including more money for health care and more autonomy for Quebec when it comes to immigration.
    Aug 26, 2021
  • François Legault plans to announce changes to COVID-19 restrictions Tuesday
    This comes as the province reported 1,367 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday and 46 more deaths linked to the virus.
    Jan 30, 2021
  • Quebec premier announces plan to boost number of Quebecers in NHL
    Legault announced a new committee to find out why there are fewer young Quebecers interested in hockey and why fewer Quebec-born players are reaching the sport's highest levels.
    Nov 18, 2021
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  • ‘I hope that God exists’: Premier François Legault pressed on his beliefs
    As the hearings into the Coalition Avenir Québec's proposed bill on religious neutrality continues, Premier François Legault was asked to answer an existential question during question period on Wednesday. 
    May 8, 2019
  • Quebec election 2022: Plug pulled on English-only debate after Legault says he won’t participate
    An English-language debate before the fall election in Quebec will no longer go ahead after Premier François Legault and another party leader declined to participate.
    May 13, 2022
  • Coronavirus: Premier François Legault offers glimmer of hope for Quebec’s economy
    Public health officials project the number of cases will peak around April 18 and Legault said he was hopeful businesses could start opening next month.
    Apr 8, 2020
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  • Here are 5 key promises made by the CAQ
    What might Coalition Avenir Quebec Leader François Legault want to work on first?
    Oct 1, 2018
  • Quebec Premier François Legault says school board wrong to hire teacher who wore hijab
    Legault said the province's secularism law, known as Bill 21, has been in place since June 2019 and the school board should have respected it when hiring the Grade 3 teacher.
    Dec 10, 2021
  • Quebec to impose a tax on people who are unvaccinated from COVID-19
    Premier François Legault said the tax is under consideration over the burden those who aren't vaccinated are having on the health-care system.
    Jan 11, 2022
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