Bloc Québécois

Sept. 8, 2021 in Gatineau, Que. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)

A fiery segment on identity spices up a cordial debate

Politics Insider for Sept. 9, 2021: An intense Trudeau; some questions about the Tory platform; and a very tight poll
Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet, centre, enjoys a hot dog while attending a Laval University Rouge et Or football game against McGill Red Birds with local candidates Marc Dean, left, and Marie-Christine Richard, Sunday, August 29, 2021 in Quebec City. Dean's son, Marc-Antoine Dean Rios plays the offensive line for the Rouge et Or at Laval University. (Jacques Boissinot/CP)

Why is Yves-François Blanchet relaxing?

Election Image of the Day: The Bloc leader is having trouble moving the ball down the field, and it’s almost halftime
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh leaves after participating in a news conference, after he was ordered removed from the House of Commons for calling another MP racist, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Jun. 17, 2020. (Justin Tang/CP)

Jagmeet Singh calls MP ’racist,’ but has he forgotten about Bill 21?

Tom Mulcair: Singh could use all of his credibility and personal experiences with racism to persuade Justin Trudeau to challenge Quebec’s discriminatory Bill 21. That would be helpful.

The Bloc Québécois, on the coattails of the CAQ

Philippe J. Fournier: A 338Canada analysis shows it was the Bloc—not the Conservatives—that did best where the CAQ had dominated last year

What does the new Bloc wave really represent?

Stephen Maher: Yves-François Blanchet won support talking not of separatism but of Bill 21—a political issue which may have a simple solution in the end

The Bloc unfurls its flag over Quebec once again

Election Image of the Day: Quebecers have voted, and once again the impact of their decision was felt across the country

A 338Canada projection: Have the Tories blown it in Quebec?

Philippe J. Fournier: The Conservatives have fallen behind the surging Bloc, cutting the odds of seat gains needed to win the election
Martine Ouellet

The Bloc Québécois: What if Lucien Bouchard was right?

Paul Wells: Amidst fresh disarray within the party, it’s worth recalling the former leader’s advice: ’This is no way to run a federation.’
Parliament Hill in Ottawa December 9, 2008. (Photograph by Blair Gable)

A committee dispute clouds the Liberals’ sunny ways

Why the NDP and the Bloc are testing the Liberals by slowing down House committees
Gilles Duceppe

Gilles Duceppe, for the record: ’Le Québec que j’aime, c’est vous.’

A French-language transcript of Gilles Duceppe’s speech after leading the Bloc to more seats, while losing his own