9 of Quebec’s biggest political stories of 2015

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MONTREAL – Politics has always been a hot subject in Quebec, and this year was no exception.

From anti-austerity demonstrations in the street to #flushgate and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau celebrating his victory right in the heart of downtown, here are the biggest political stories Global News covered in Quebec this year:

Quebec workers, teachers protest

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Quebec workers, teachers protest

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Are Quebec teacher protests working?

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Blue collar workers protest in Quebec

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Quebec union head warns more protests to come

02:34

Quebec nurses protest for better working conditions

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Quebec pension protests heat up

02:15

Parents, teachers and students protest Quebec education cuts

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Teachers protest reforms in Quebec City




Negotiating collective agreements

“I don’t believe anyone is happy with another strike day.”

After months of protests, the province reached an agreement in principle in Quebec City with the Common Front.

READ THE STORY: Province and public sector unions reach agreement in principle

Sewer repair work ends early halting sewage dump

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Sewer repair work ends early halting sewage dump

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Protesters upset over ongoing sewage dump

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Montreal’s raw sewage controversy makes international headlines

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Kahnawake protests sewage dump

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Coderre explores sewage pipe

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Saint Lawrence sewage dump underway

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Saint Lawrence sewage dump starts

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Montreal set to release raw sewage into St. Lawrence River




#Flushgate

“It’s disgusting. The river is important, it’s the symbol of Quebec.”

Despite much protest, the City of Montreal continued with its plan to dump raw sewage into the Saint Lawrence River; the dump was 5 billion litres of sewage, down from the original 8 billion litres estimated.

READ THE STORY: Saint Lawrence sewage dump infuriates Montrealers

Quebec to set up gun registry

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Quebec to set up gun registry

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Quebec to build its own gun registry

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Quebec sticks to guns over Bills 3 and 10

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Government hands over gun registry




Quebec tables long gun registry

“We are united at this point that firearms are not ordinary objects. They need to be registered. They need to be surveyed at all times.”

The Firearms Registration Act, Bill 64, would require all firearms to be registered with the province.

READ THE STORY: Quebec tables bill to set up a long-gun registry

PKP takes the reins of the PQ

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PKP takes the reins of the PQ

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Pierre Karl Péladeau pays tribute to Jacques Parizeau

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Péladeau’s ethics questioned

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How is PKP affecting the Quebec economy?

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PQ party votes for new leader

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Péladeau’s possible conflict of interest studied

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PKP under fire over immigrant comments

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Péladeau says Bloc Québécois IS relevant




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PKP leads the PQ

“It is in all our interests to place the superior interest of Quebec above our personal ambitions. The great coalition for independence must be reborn.”

After fighting a loosing battle in  2014, the sovereigntist Parti Québécois party elected media mogul Pierre Karl Péladeau as its new leader.

READ THE STORY: What do you know about Parti Québécois leader Pierre Karl Péladeau?

Mordecai Richler gazebo delayed again

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Mordecai Richler gazebo delayed again

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Update on Mordecai Richler pavilion

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Renovating the Mordecai Richler pavilion

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Richler reading room




Mordecai Richler gazebo

“People are fed up with how long this work site has taken to complete.”

Local residents and elected officials are still desperately waiting for the city to complete renovations of the Mordecai Richler tribute gazebo.

READ THE STORY: What’s happening with the Mordecai Richler gazebo?

Willingdon School protests Quebec austerity cuts

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Willingdon School protests Quebec austerity cuts

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Austerity protests in Quebec City

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Quebec unions band together to fight austerity

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Quebec City austerity demon

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Fears over Quebec’s austerity plans

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Women against austerity

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Pointe-St-Charles fights austerity

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Anti-austerity protest in Montreal




Anti-austerity protests

“This is a social movement that workers are working on for a long moment.”

Workers in Quebec aren’t happy with many of the government’s choices and they were ready to head into the streets to get their message across.

READ THE STORY: Quebecers take to the streets to protest austerity

Focus Montreal: Montreal police chief Philippe Pichet

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Focus Montreal: Montreal police chief Philippe Pichet

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Montreal police chief sworn in

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Philippe Pichet recommended as police chief

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Police chief Philippe Pichet on budget cuts

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Police chief Philippe Pichet on racial profiling




New police chief

“I have to make sure that all citizens in Montreal can have a safe place to live.”

Philippe Pichet replaced Marc Parent as Montreal’s police chief, who stepped down after five years as police chief and a total of 31 years of service.

READ THE STORY: Philippe Pichet is named Montreal’s new police chief

Prime Minister Trudeau weighs in on economy

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Prime Minister Trudeau weighs in on economy

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Trudeau would reconsider stance in fight against ISIS if attack occurred in Canada

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What can Trudeau’s administration do for Quebec?

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Quebec politicians on Trudeau’s win

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Trudeau’s team “working hard every single day” to appeal to Quebec residents

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Duceppe, Mulcair and Trudeau fight over Quebec sovereignty vote

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Trudeau: People in Quebec focused on budget not sovereignty

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Trudeau, Couillard discuss Syrian refugees

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Focus Montreal: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveils new cabinet




Trudeau’s influence in Quebec

“I have a simple message for you on behalf of 35 million Canadians. We’re back.”

Justin Trudeau’s victory will have reverberations beyond Canada’s borders after the Liberal Party leader emphatically put an end to a decade of rule by the most conservative leadership in the country’s history.

READ THE STORY: Liberals sweep to a majority in 2015 federal election

Quebect upholds assisted-dying law

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Quebect upholds assisted-dying law

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Focus Montreal: Injunction against Dying with Dignity bill

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Injunction against Dying With Dignity

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Dying with dignity injunction

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Veronique Hivon on dying with dignity




Dying with dignity

“It’s a way of alleviating people’s suffering at the end of their life and it’s done with a lot of safeguards.”

Quebec’s controversial legislation on assisted dying became law despite strong opposition from groups, including doctors.

READ THE STORY: Quebec pushes for assisted-dying law despite opposition

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