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


Montreal Gazette

Péladeau flip-flops on Bloc Québécois, says it is 'pertinent'
Montreal Gazette
The Bloc Québécois remains a “pertinent,” political force in Ottawa, Pierre Karl Péladeau said Tuesday, flip-flopping on a statement he made only a few days earlier. Under the heat of media questions and with three of his potential Parti Québécois ...
Pierre Karl Peladeau backpedals, says Bloc Quebecois is relevantCTV News
Pierre Karl Peladeau Says Bloc Quebecois Is Still 'Quite Relevant'Huffington Post Canada

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Ottawa Citizen

Greens and Bloc Québécois face financial strains without public subsidy
Ottawa Citizen
The phasing out of the per-vote subsidy for federal political parties is set to deliver a financial wallop to the Green party and Bloc Québécois. The taxpayer-funded per-vote subsidy, which took effect in 2004 to compensate for the limit on corporate ...
Taxpayer-funded per-vote subsidy to federal political parties to top $266M ...National Post
End of per-vote subsidy will hit smaller parties hardestRegina Leader-Post

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Toronto Star

Former Bloc member Maria Mourani joins NDP — but not as MP
Toronto Star
A former Bloc Quebecois MP who was expelled from the party for opposing the proposed Quebec values charter has joined the NDP. Maria Mourani will still sit as an independent, but says she will make her voice heard in her new party. Maria Mourani has ...
Maria Mourani, Ex-Bloc MP, To Join NDPHuffington Post Canada
Former Bloc MP signs NDP membership cardToronto Sun
Former Bloc MP to join New Democratswww.muskokaregion.com/
Regina Leader-Post
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Peladeau backtracks on prior remarks, insists Bloc Quebecois still relevant
iPolitics.ca (subscription)
QUEBEC - A few days after brushing off the Bloc Quebecois as insignificant, Pierre Karl Peladeau now says the sovereigntist party's presence in Ottawa is in fact “quite relevant.” But the man considered to be the candidate to beat if he seeks the Parti ...


CBC.ca

Maria Mourani, ex-Bloc MP, to join NDP caucus
CBC.ca
Former Bloc Québécois-turned-Independent MP Maria Mourani is joining the NDP caucus, CBC News has confirmed. Mourani, who represents the Monteal riding of Ahuntsic, was expelled from the Bloc Québécois caucus in September 2013 over her criticism ...


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