Like father, like son ?
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Like father, like son ?

Justin Trudeau has been elected Prime minister of Canada, this night, getting 183 out of 338 seats. The liberal leader is going to lead a majority government and allows his party to come back to power after nine years of opposition. Trudeau is succeeding Stephen Harper who recognized his defeat and should step down as … Continue reading

Au revoir “Monsieur” Parizeau!
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Au revoir “Monsieur” Parizeau!

When I started to follow Canada and Quebec politics, I wanted to know a little bit more about political history and current political situation naturally. I started to know the main political parties and their leaders, former and current. Jacques Parizeau was one of these leaders you don’t forget. He was an impressive man, quite … Continue reading

Justin Trudeau’s weed
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Justin Trudeau’s weed

Justin Trudeau recently confessed he has smoked marijuana since he has been Member of the Canadian Parliament. The Liberal Party of Canada (LPC)’s statements are surprising and quickly commented on by other politicians and some analysts who denounce his contradictions, not to say his hypocrisy. Indeed, in 2010, Trudeau, already MP of Papineau (a Montreal … Continue reading

The Pauline Marois’ challenges
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The Pauline Marois’ challenges

As the opinion polls planned, the Pauline Marois’ Parti Québécois (PQ) won the legislative elections in Quebec, allowing a come-back of the separatists to power after nine years in the opposition. Jean Charest, the outgoing liberal Prime minister, announced his resignation as Quebec’s Liberal Party (QLP) Leader and his leaving of politics after near thirty … Continue reading