Bloc Quebecois Political Party News and Information

The Bloc Quebecois is a federally registered political party that fields candidates for office only in the Canadian province of Quebec. The large percentage of seats within the province of Quebec that they win each election gives the party some leverage in parliament - especially with any minority government or potential coalition. The party is centre-left on the political spectrum with a social policy heavy platform. The Bloc Quebecois are a political party seeking independence for the province of Quebec.

This newsfeed covers the federal political party the Bloc Quebecois including articles on government, policy, annoucements and more. For further information on Canadian political parties see - Canadian Political Journal

Find the Bloc Quebecois online at www.blocquebecois.org


The Globe and Mail

Bloc Québécois threatens legislative delay in fight for official party status
The Globe and Mail
One of the first orders of business this week as MPs return to Ottawa is what to do with the Bloc Québécois. When the 42nd Parliament met for the first time in December, the Bloc prevented the larger parties from setting up several committees as a form ...


The Insurance and Investment Journal (press release) (registration) (blog)

Ex Bloc Québécois chief runs to become president of Desjardins
The Insurance and Investment Journal (press release) (registration) (blog)
Guy Cormier, Robert Ouellette, and Daniel Paillé are all running to become the next president of the Desjardins Group. The names of the three candidates were released after the nomination period ended on Feb. 1. The election period is the next step in ...


The Globe and Mail (subscription)

Former Bloc leader running for Desjardins Group presidency
The Globe and Mail (subscription)
Former Bloc Québécois leader Daniel Paillé is one of three candidates running for the presidency of Desjardins Group, Quebec's giant co-operative financial services group. Mr. Paillé, 64, succeeded Gilles Duceppe as head of the BQ in 2011 but stepped ...

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ICI.Radio-Canada.ca

Le Bloc québécois dans le vestiaire
ICI.Radio-Canada.ca
Il faut au moins douze députés pour obtenir une place. Le Bloc en a dix, il est donc confiné au vestiaire de l'antichambre près des manteaux et de la distributrice d'eau. Après l'élection de 2011, ils n'étaient que quatre, mais avec dix élus, ils sont ...

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Ottawa Citizen

@Kady — Play nice with the NDP, Liberals: Your electoral reform plans could depend on them
Ottawa Citizen
... result in a “typical” 12-member committee made up of five Liberals – including the committee chair, who only votes in the event of a tie – three Conservatives, two New Democrats and one representative each from the Green and Bloc Quebecois caucuses.

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