Highlights / Lionel Carmant

Indigenous, Society

Quebec’s premier announces plan to target racism

Quebec Premier Premier François Legault says he is setting up a group to look at ways to target racism in Quebec–despite his much-repeated view that there is no systemic racism in the province. His announcement came Monday, just hours after »

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Midnight brings a big change for Quebec pot smokers

As of midnight tonight, Quebecers under the age of 21 will not be allowed to buy or possess recreational cannabis. Elsewhere in Canada, cannabis is permitted at age 19, except in Alberta, where the legal age is 18. The Coalition »

Politics, Society

Quebec announces major boost in funds for youth protection services

Quebec is injecting $47 million in child protection services to boost the number of social workers and reduce waiting times. The announcement that 400 new social workers will be hired comes a day after the government received action plans from »