Parti Québécois

To the new PQ leader: Good luck.

Jean-François Lisée takes over the Parti Québécois at a time when it seems the party has nowhere to go but down

The PQ’s biggest threat? Itself.

As the Parti Québécois looks for a new leader, even long-time separatists are wary of independence talk

Why the PQ isn’t so eager to celebrate the Brexit vote

The Parti Quebecois were thrilled by Scotland’s referendum, even though it failed. So why won’t Britain’s successful Leave vote play for the party?

The PQ’s cycle of self-destruction is terrible for Quebec

The PQ seems less an opposition party than part and parcel of the Liberal Party’s re-election strategy

Pierre Karl Péladeau: A man of brash impulses gives in to another

Pierre Karl Péladeau exits politics just as he arrived: hastily. Martin Patriquin on the former Parti Québécois leader’s surprise resignation

PKP: Farewell to the PQ’s last-chance man

Paul Wells on Pierre Karl Péladeau’s historically short, ill-suited leadership of the Parti Québécois, and what comes next

Why a former PQ minister shouldn’t scapegoat Quebec’s English voters

Yes, the Quebec Liberal party is a source of endless frustration. But the latest accusations blaming English voters are absurd.

The PQ grows another propaganda arm

A new research institute will ‘show the advantages of independence’. It’s hard to see what it could possibly add to the old argument.

Pierre Karl Péladeau won’t be a Parti Québécois saviour

Pierre Karl Péladeau is not going to ignite the PQ. He is about to fall into some familiar political traps.

For the Parti Québécois, bad habit dies hard

Why the PQ has re-embraced its troublesome, vote-losing ‘values charter’

Is PKP the next Michael Ignatieff?

He will almost certainly take the leadership of the PQ, but he is a flawed politician in a troubled party, writes Martin Patriquin

Let the PQ blame game begin

Amid the usual backbiting and conspiracies, some refreshing—albeit late—candour