A new Liberal government was sworn in on Wednesday (April 23) in Canada's second most populous province of Quebec after the April 7 victory of Philippe Couillard and the Liberal Party.
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Province of Quebec: New premier, new cabinet, new tone


Canada’s second most populous province, the predominantly French-speaking province of Quebec, now has a new premier and a new government.

Sworn in on Wednesday afternoon (April 23) , Liberal Premier Phillippe Couillard talked of inclusion of all Quebecers and transparency from his new government.

RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda has a report:


More information:
CBC News – Philippe Couillard unveils new Liberal cabinet – here
Montreal Gazette – Analysis: Couillard sets tone for what lies ahead – here
CTV News – Couillard officially becomes Quebec premier, warns of tough economic decisions ahead – here
CBC News – Carlos Leitao says public wage freeze a possibility – here
National Post/Graeme Hamilton – The one gesture Philippe Couillard used to slam the door on Marois’ Parti Québécois – here


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