Summary of day 15 of the election campaign

Election Campaign Day 15 Summary


The election of Pierre Poilievre as leader of the Conservative Party of Canada captured the attention of all political parties on Sunday. Here is the recap of day 15 of the campaign. 

Coalition avenir Québec

Legault would no longer refer to GND as ” woke”

CAQ leader François Legault does not intend to join Conservative leaders Pierre Poilievre and Éric Duhaime in fighting the “wokes”, so much so that he regrets having already called Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois that way. 

The decline of French: Legault worried about national cohesion

Maintaining the national cohesion that Quebecers have shown by sticking together requires the protection of French , argued CAQ leader François Legault, during a first major rally in Drummondville.  

Liberal Party of Quebec

Poilievre and the wokes: labels divide Quebecers, says Anglade

Applicing labels like wokism divides Quebecers, pleads the leader of the Liberal Party Dominique Anglade, the day after Pierre Poilievre's victory as leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. 

Free transport for students and seniors, promises the QLP

In order to free students and seniors from a financial burden, the Quebec Liberal Party (PLQ) plans to make public transit free for them, a promise made by Philippe Couillard during the 2018 elections. 

Québec solidaire 

Banning the veil is a form of oppression according to Québec solidaire MNA Christine Labrie

< p>Prohibiting the wearing of the Islamic veil is a form of oppression, believes solidarity MP Christine Labrie. 

While Québec solidaire promises to end the ban on religious symbols for government employees in positions of authority, the Member for Sherbrooke was asked to speak out against feminists who see the Islamic veil as a symbol of domination of women. 

Quebec solidaire: a plan to regionalize immigration

The Québec solidaire en immigration plan plans to grant “as a priority” permanent status to temporary immigrants already settled outside major urban centers, in order to increase by up to 60% the number of newcomers welcomed each year. < /p>

Conservative Party of Quebec

Like Poilievre, Duhaime wants to free Quebec from the wokes

Éric Duhaime echoed the words of the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada (CCP), Pierre Poilievre, who said yesterday that he wanted to free Quebec from the woke government of Justin Trudeau.

Avoiding waste: food processors must provide a minimum service, says Duhaime

The Conservatives want to legislate to prevent interruptions in the food production chain, such as strikes in slaughterhouses and factories, do not lead to waste. This is not a bad idea, believes a union, which nevertheless believes that the right to strike of workers will have to be protected.

Conservative Party of Quebec: a campaign à la Harper

Putting out the simplest possible message and targeting certain ridings to avoid wasting energy and resources: the strategy of Eric Duhaime is modeled on Stephen Harper's way of campaigning according to former federal Conservatives… with a few differences. 

Parti québécois

< p>The PQ would require the Horne smelter to meet the standard within 4 years

The Parti Québécois would force the Horne smelter to reduce its arsenic emissions to 15 ng/m3 in the year following its election, then to the Quebec standard of 3 ng/M3 in a first term, if it takes power.&nbsp ;

Pierre Poilievre's victory could rekindle the independence flame

The victory of Pierre Poilievre at the head of the Conservative Party on the federal scene will “exacerbate” a reflection among Quebecers in relation to their belonging to Canada, believes the leader of the PQ, Paul St-Pierre Plamondon. 

Bloc Québécois Leader to Visit PQ Leader

Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet will appear alongside Leader Paul St-Pierre Plamondon in the second half of the Parti Québécois campaign.

CLSC: the gateway to the health network under a PQ government

CLSCs will become the gateway to entry of the health network under a PQ government, Paul St-Pierre Plamondon announced on Sunday.


Elections 2022: the economy is a concern for students

The current economic situation is a concern for young people in Quebec . Both at CEGEP and at university, student associations find that very little is being done to support them.  

The campaign in pictures – day 15: PSPP reinvents itself as a sports commentator

Over the next 36 days, our journalists and photographers in the field will follow the 2022 election campaign in real time, collecting exclusive images and snapshots.

Campaign diary: Week 2

Our journalists boarded the five political party caravans that are criss-crossing the roads of Quebec until October 3rd. Every Sunday, Le Journal takes you behind the scenes of this electoral journey.

Commitments to meet the needs of students called for by professionals

At the elections are approaching, many groups share their expectations for the next government and the Federation of Education Professionals of Quebec (FPPE-CSQ) is no exception, asking for clear commitments to meet the needs of students. of the province.

Seniors: promises still too timid

Political parties increased their commitments to seniors during the election campaign, but did they aim right?