French Canada

“Conservatives defend Montreal candidate who struggles with French” (CBC News)

CBC News The Conservative Party is standing behind a Montreal candidate who struggled to speak in French, saying he has a good handle on the language. On his English-only website, conservative candidate Mohammad Zamir, who is running in LaSalle-Émard-Verdun, describes his French…

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“Don’t rule out Harper, Mulcair or Trudeau from winning election: Hébert” (The Toronto Star)

Chantal Hébert (The Toronto Star): As the election campaign moves into high gear, neither Stephen Harper, nor Thomas Mulcair or Justin Trudeau is out of the game yet. With six weeks to go to the…


“Gilles Duceppe launches attack on NDP, Conservatives in Quebec” (CBC News)

Katharine Starr and Nicolle Arams (CBC News): Bloc Québécois Leader Gilles Duceppe is open to supporting a coalition with either the NDP or Liberals, but there’s one party he refuses to consider aligning with, should October’s election result in a…


“NDP wave in Quebec still surging” (CBC News)

Michelle Gagnon (CBC News): One month into the campaign and more than one to go, it’s clear Quebec’s Orange Wave was no fluke. No, the NDP’s 2011 sweep of the province was what Quebecers wanted….


“Race narrows as NDP support dips” (Abacus Data)

Bruce Anderson & David Coletto (Abacus Data): Our latest national voting intention numbers reveal a tightening race as the NDP has lost a little ground. If the election were tomorrow, 31% say they would vote…