Quebec’s New French Revolution

When I moved to Montreal, it was a vibrant, multilingual metropolis. Now François Legault is waging war on English and on the cosmopolitanism that makes it Canada’s greatest city.

I work with migrants in Quebec. The province’s new language rules are dangerous.

“The government is looking for a political win at the expense of those least able to defend themselves—yet who we desperately need to keep our economy growing”

“Financially, it would be catastrophic”: A university principal on Quebec’s tuition hikes

Sébastien Lebel-Grenier, principal and vice-chancellor at Bishop’s University, says that Bishop’s could lose 90 per cent of its out-of-province students—forcing the university to slash a quarter of its budget

A filmmaker built this wood cabin from scratch on a cliff in Quebec

There was just one problem: he didn’t have a construction background, or even tools

This former pro snowboarder built a dream chalet outside Quebec City

Surrounded by a lush forest and sublime trails, this micro-home is an escapist fantasy

Cottage Industry: Baie-Saint-Paul, the “nouveau locale”

Surging prices, bidding wars, blind offers—the search for seasonal real estate has become a battlefield. Tales from 10 of Canada’s hottest vacation towns.

Alena Matushina. (Photograph by Tara De Boer)

I’m an immigrant living in Quebec. Bill 96 is making me reconsider my future here.

The controversial Bill 96, which enacts French language reform laws across Quebec, is making non-French-speaking immigrants like Alena Matushina reconsider their future in the province.

338Canada: The by-election that could break the Parti Québécois

Philippe J. Fournier: In an April 11 by-election, the PQ will battle for one of its last seats. To lose the former stronghold could threaten the survival of the party.

Anglade questions Legault over COVID management, during Question Period on Feb. 8, 2022, at the legislature in Quebec City (Jacques Boissinot/CP)

338Canada: A new era of Quebec politics

Philippe J. Fournier: The dominant parties of the past 60 years, the Quebec Liberals and the PQ, continue their decline in public opinion. It’s all CAQ now.

A border marker is shown just outside of Emerson, Man. on Jan. 20, 2022. American investigators believe the deaths of four people, including a baby and a teen, whose bodies were found in Manitoba near the United States border are linked to a larger human smuggling operation. (John Woods/The Canadian Press)

U.S. man charged with human smuggling after four found dead near the Manitoba-U.S. border

Politics Insider for Jan. 21: Ontario prepares to re-open; Quebec prepares for the lockdown longhaul; and Canada braces for Russian cyberattacks

Ford tours the Specialized Care Centre, run by The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre on Jan. 4, 2022 (Tijana Martin/CP)

Our current health-care disaster could have been averted

Justin Ling: All the promises we heard over two years about strengthening the health-care system turned to sand. Now health care workers and Canadians are paying the price.

Legault speaks during a news conference in Montreal on Dec. 30, 2021 (Graham Hughes/CP)

338Canada: In a Quebec first, Legault takes a hit

Philippe J. Fournier: A new Mainstreet poll suggests the ‘pandemic honeymoon’ between the CAQ and Quebec voters may have finally reached a limit