Canada employment boom led by Ontario and Quebec — 81,000 more workers in August
Overall, in August, Canada saw an 81,000 increase in employment.
Quebec accepts 25% fewer immigrants and 40% fewer skilled immigrants in first half of 2019
The overall immigration numbers, thus, show that Quebec went from accepting 24,480 immigrants in the first half of 2018 to accepting 18,200 immigrants a year later, a 25.7% overall reduction.
Montreal School Boards to implement religious secularism law and abide by Bill C-21
“Some people will say that we are going too far. Some will say, we aren’t going far enough,” Legault said. “In reality, this bill is moderate, just like Quebecers.”
Liberal Party revokes candidacy over vetted candidate’s past anti-semitic comments and beliefs
The Liberal party has revoked the candidacy of a Montreal-area candidate after shocking anti-Semitic comments resurfaced.
Video: Six people, including two minors, face charges after two Montreal police assaulted
Six people are facing charges following an alleged attack on two off-duty Montreal police officers.
Quebec government to subsidize temporary foreign workers
The CAQ are currently on track to meet their target of reducing immigration to Quebec by 20%.
Alberta and Quebec premiers duke it out over equalization and pipelines
“If we don’t get pipelines we need & repeal of anti-Alberta legislation like C-48 & C-69, we will hold a referendum on equalization,” Kenney warned in a tweet.
CAQ youth wing wants sustainability, but that doesn’t necessarily mean constantly talking about the environment
The youth wing (people aged 16-30) of the Coalition Avenir Québec (Coalition of Quebec’s Future) party has said that they’re looking for elected officials which see beyond 4-year re-election cycle to secure a sustainable plan for themselves, their children, and their grandchildren thereafter. However, for the youth wing, sustainable action plans don’t necessarily include environmental considerations.
Laval, Quebec spends $1 million on a bad paint job and removal
The city of Laval, Quebec spent $750,000 only two years ago to paint 90 curbs blue and white, and now they want it erased.
Four-year-old Canadian boy dies after being crushed by swing set
According to Sûreté du Québec, a four-year-old boy has passed away after being crushed by a collapsing swing set.