Quebec bolsters responsibilities for nurse practitioners

The CAQ government has gone ahead with plans to give nurse practitioners more responsibility. The health minister has tabled a bill that will give these so-called “super nurses” autonomy to see their own patients. As Global’s Raquel Fletcher explains, that…

Quebec man found guilty in death of pregnant woman struck outside hospital in 2016

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 9, 2019 3:36 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Quebec City man who’d been urged not to drive by doctors because of his…

Quebec taxi drivers worry new legislation will leave them out in the cold

October 8 2019 5:19pm Quebec could force a vote this week in order to adopt its new taxi legislation, which would make Uber legal in the province. As Global’s Raquel Fletcher reports, the premier has not ruled out invoking closure…

Quebec premier says he could invoke closure to pass taxi bill

Without new legislation, Uber will be illegal in Quebec as of next week. Quebec Premier François Legault says he’s not ruling out invoking closure, a parliamentary tool that allows the government to force the National Assembly to vote on Bill…

Protesters continue rallying against Bill 21 across Quebec

Over 130 Montrealers gathered on Sunday at Place Émilie-Gamelin for the second weekend in row to protest Bill 21, the secularism law forbidding religious symbols in the public service. Gatineau, Sherbrooke and Quebec City are among the cities also rallying…

Quebec premier criticizes Montrealer who told Jagmeet Singh to cut off turban

October 3 2019 5:27pm Quebec Premier Francois Legault is speaking out after a Montreal man told federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to “cut your turban off.” Global’s Raquel Fletcher reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if(…

Exclusive Interview: Quebec Premier sits down to talk about his relationship with Anglophones

The Coalition Avenir Québec government has just marked its first year in power. It is still very popular among francophones, but deeply unpopular among the province’s anglophone population. Global’s Raquel Fletcher sat down with Premier François Legault to talk about…

Viens report into treatment of Indigenous people in Quebec makes 142 recommendations

Systemic discrimination is preventing first nations and Inuit people from receiving fair and equal access to public services in Quebec. This is the finding of a long awaited report in to the treatment of Indigenous people in this province. As…