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"bloc quebecois" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

As It Happens from CBC Radio

12:57 min | 2 months ago

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

"And what about the? What about the job losses? Well the job losses is terrible. It would be Very unfortunate all those jobs lost by the government should try to find a way to get those workers in London and elsewhere to find other jobs in other areas. Not Chops to build in our lab is that will destroy lives of children in Amen. And other people in that or maybe seventy the Arabia's Kinda should have a way to help people not just say well we can't do anything about this arms contract and or even improving it. Just finally the minister. Who is signing off on this Francois? Philippe Champagne is the latest of Ministers who have had this file and it's a hot potato if you could speak to administer champagne directly. What would you say to him? Tell Vegan not very proud with my former student because he's my former student in my classroom. That the you've just stood out but just like Young before him and other ministers just doesn't have the courage to put an end to steal in the courage to tell Justin Trudeau in the members of the government that this should be over in Canada should have done like many other countries have done suspend the export of arms the Saudi Arabia even end the exports to to the country that is the worst country in the world when it comes to human rights. We will leave it there but this is obviously a story. We're going to continue to follow Mr Trump. Thank you my pleasure. Daniel terp is a law professor and former former Bloc Quebecois. Mp. We reached him in Montreal. And you can find more on this story on our web page at CBC DOT CA SLASH AI H. And and Houston. We've had a problem here. Fifty years ago last Saturday. Those words echoed in the NASA Control Room as the third planned moon landing quickly turned into a rescue mission an oxygen tank had exploded aboard Apollo Thirteen and there was a rush to get the spacecraft and its astronauts back to Earth safely. That's where Bin Atkin and his colleagues came in NASA contacted the University of Toronto Aerospace Team for important advice about pressure in the space craft and with only six hours to solve the problem. The team got it right back in two thousand ten Mr Oetken and some of his team members received a pioneer award at the Canadian. Air and Space Museum recognizing the role in the rescue mission. He spoke with Carol at that time. And here is part of that conversation. My personal reaction when I heard those words and learned that there had been a serious explosion. That was Making much of the oxygen supply and the electrical supply unavailable for the rest of the voyage. My thought was well. It's over doors. Poor guys are done for and you didn't think there was any hope that they could get out of that situation. It just didn't occur to me that they could find a solution as cleverly as they did. Do you remember when when you were contacted and your people that you have you know. University of Toronto. Were contacted to get some help for that. Oh I remember that. Very clearly. Carol when you and the other scientists from the University of Toronto when you saw those three American astronauts safe waving for the cameras. How did you feel how would you? How would you feel if you thought that you help them get back? And of course we didn't know until they splashed down the next day that it was going to work or not. Yes we were certainly very happy that it worked. That was then ninety one year old University of Toronto Professor Emeritus Been Oetken speaking with Carol in two thousand ten. Mr Atkin died in two thousand fourteen and Saturday marked fifty years since the Apollo Thirteen mission set off into space own..

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"bloc quebecois" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

01:55 min | 5 months ago

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on KCRW

"A neighbor who lost a friend we lost fathers we lost mothers we lost sisters and daughters this is there's been a terrible day willow kneels among Bryant's neighbors who gather for a vigil after word of the helicopter crash that killed Bryant his daughter and seven others you're listening to NPR news both Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main domestic political rival Benny concert do with the White House today they have separate meeting scheduled with president trump to discuss the president's Middle East peace plan Canada's deputy prime minister is appealing to the country's opposition parties to not hold up ratification of the deal that replaces the north American free trade agreement Dan carbon check reports Justin Trudeau's minority government needs the support of at least one other party MPs return to work in the house of Commons on Monday after their Christmas break in at the top of the agenda for prime minister Trudeau is ratification of the U. S. Mexico Canada trade deal two smaller parties the separatist bloc Quebecois and the left leading you Democrats have already signaled they'll be in no rush to ratify the conservatives the official opposition what the legislation have more study before they vote deputy prime minister Christopher Linda sent a letter to each of the party leaders asking for their support she says she supports a full in vigorous debate but once the parties to work together putting aside partisan politics in favor of the interests of Canadians for NPR news I'm Dan carbon Chuck in Toronto officials in Turkey say rescue team still searching for two people who remain missing following Friday's earthquake here believed to be trapped beneath the rubble of a building that collapsed at least forty five survivors have been rescued so far but a body of a third missing person was found overnight raising the death toll to thirty nine more than sixteen hundred others were injured this is NPR news you're listening to morning edition on KCRW Hey it's Josh barro it's crunch time for the presidential primaries and it could all come down to the fourteen crucial.

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"bloc quebecois" Discussed on What You Need to Know - a #CDNPolicast from Bluesky Strategy

What You Need to Know - a #CDNPolicast from Bluesky Strategy

10:50 min | 5 months ago

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on What You Need to Know - a #CDNPolicast from Bluesky Strategy

"Take this and go into the House of Commons. We got everyone coming back on Monday. What did the Conservatives now need to do with all that's going on with the leadership race and folk turn to the focus in the House of Commons leaning to fulfil their role as the official opposition Mister Trudeau Trudeau has set out today. a guiding light of whatever he's talked about it yesterday compromise and consultation and sunshine China blue skies. I think it was a wash. Rinse repeat of his two thousand fifteen caucus Message before the house comes. Got Back to work after the last election It'll it'll it'll remain to be seen whether he actually follows through on that Make sure that Piece of legislation or piece of policy. Also that are trying to be put through the comments that the Conservatives may have legitimate gripes against that they hold it up with every tool in the in the opposition toolbox box in a in a minority parliament and And get through really truly. Just get through to the end of June when a new leader emerges Don't don't don't break anything. Don't break anything. You breakage. Bought it true that Jeff. So we have the leadership race with the Conservatives Neal's neal's At vices to just stay the course until June twenty-seventh what do the liberals now have to do as government Coming into this Correct that's a good rule to follow for all all government activity. I guess so coming into this week so it's back to school season And I think members from all caucuses got a little taste of things in December but I would just call that a little taste of things that was a a flash in the PAN for a a couple of days. Everybody was still very fresh off the election. So now we're into the real now we're into the real school year And so a couple of things one they we have a throne speech at Sylvia's be passed. That confidence vote. We all seem to sort of forgotten about it but we'll be I believe probably priority number one. They have to finish debate on that before they can move on much else And I think it just begs the question. We all have a presumed outcome The block of made their friendly noises But that was also almost two months ago and so I'm just curious to see whether that debate takes a weird turn Or whether it just continues and finishes as expected so people can get on other issues. The legislative docket is not going to be happy. Can't be happy for for reasons. I think our listeners understand which is if you put a bill on the table you lose control of it so you better have your ducks in a row in terms of WHO's going to support it or you're pretty darn close with some amendments that you might make once it's on the table but you need to know that a bill isn't just going to take on a life of its own and then pass it a form that you don't like as the government because it it got hijacked by other people's interests So legislatively. You'RE GONNA see very few which means house won't have a whole lot of debate. I don't think actually I think they're going to be quite thin on those things. I'm curious whether there'll be more recesses and stuff which people might actually get behind wind because the other thing. That minority parliament does put butts in seats and And just you know our listeners. Speaking from some experience and working in the in the beginning minority thirty years and then -tario serving cabinet ministers in those capacities. I had a boss WHO's ministerial office was five blocks away from Queens Park and that he didn't set foot in Senate for a year and a half except after seven PM. Because we simply could not do a stakeholder meeting we couldn't do we can sign. Correspondence couldn't brief the minister on on subjects. Unless it was coffee shop nearby that you guys could meet. It was in the lot it was in the line of the legislature Or if we were lucky and I know West blocks is a little short on these things that meeting room nearby so members and ministers are going to have to get a new way of operating that they may not be used to after a term my majority government. I think that applies opposition members as well because they got to be in the seats to and for ministers. It's a little bit more difficult because ministers have obviously additional duties in a regular member And when you're in a minority and you need to make sure that the all this is coming from a place where you can't have any websites you can't lose emotion. You can't have a bill. Bill voted down at bare minimum. It's just embarrassing. And you'll be you'll be criticized rightly for it for days or weeks to come absolutely so so you can't make that mistake because I mistaken either just embarrassing best-case scenario worst-case scenario can drop the government I think that's where the conservatives coming and trying to make sure that they're disciplined enough to actually actually accidentally caused the fall of the government. Same for the new Democrats or anybody else for that matter but this is a numbers game at the end of the day. It means that there will always have to be you just one more liberal member within fifty meters of the Chamber at any given time than there are opposition someone who watches it at allow me to figure out a WHO's who in the House of Commons because we'll see a lot more cam. I WANNA get your take. What is the new Democrats have to do coming in? Starting Monday I visited Democrats. It's one one of the big things it's going to be cutting through the din right now because being the fourth party it's trying to make. How do you stand out in the agenda because obviously the the conservative leadership race taking up a lot of the debate a lot of the area now in the room Nafta two point will become four. Parliamentary government's said they're going to do the ways and means motion on Monday in Jerusalem. The bill on Wednesday so that'll be relatively consequential in that. Debate comes forward. So what do you do to try to cut through and still try to advance your goals and we've got a good clue that yesterday The MVP DP announced they're going to be bringing forward a bill on national farm Macaire renounced stats going. Outside doesn't matter the point is that you're putting you're putting it on the agenda and they have a private member's spot in the first fifteen it'll come up right away and that will that will help push the trial would get their way through this. I think what's going to be interesting for them. How Oh you stay disciplined your own message what you WanNa do not get caught up when everything also tap? I think that's one of the hard things in a minority because things do just go sideways some things do get out of hand and it just part of the nature of the beast and I think Jeff's point about counting counting heads and making sure people butts in seats. I personally what I expect to see happen. I expect the government to be more aggressive at this point because they know they've got six months where the Conservatives are really gonNA wait not to bring down the government. We saw this with Mr Match. He became leader of in the last minority. Where the the Liberals put for this beautiful approach of we're GonNa vote against you just not enough butts in the seats to actually take you down? And and that spawned one of the greatest peace political satire in in history in my view of Rick Mercer bringing full Baptist choir singing back debt backing down and loving it. It was but that's what it was like. We're going to oppose you but not so far as to risk ourselves and when you tell the butts and seats piece that also one of my favorite moments in the house Back in two thousand nine One day one day in a house we notice that the Liberals had very few members actually in the House so pat Martin at the time raised raised up in the house and moved a motion to formally make Jack late and literally official opposition for the day and it nearly passed because the liberals were sent scrambling back into the room to stop it right but the fact is stuff like this can happen now as you kinda have to be on your toes and be well organized and yeah. If if you're if you're in DP and your position you have more power in that sense but you have to be dishes and how you use it. Yeah and some silly fun too. Who I think is what your example just highlights there will be those those silly fun moments and there will be the We're actually trying to put you over Put you over on something that you don't want to talk for both Mr Mr Blanchette it's continuing the momentum that they got in the in the election You know if we you can cast our minds back to the end of August. People were predicting the end EP. Getting zero seats and through the sheer power of Mr Personality which nobody had seen up until the election. Actually I don't think we'd see during the leadership but disappeared shortly thereafter. He whether he brought the party back from the brink of destruction. Or Not that I that I. That's probably too strong a phrase but again Mr Blanchette as well he You know the Bloc Quebecois always essentially gone and through a variety of whatever reasons as a some of it being his personality They became the third party and And for the Liberals going into this next Next section of this parliament arledge. He's caucus management It's been Eight years majority for for the Conservatives for for the Liberals There's a certain Lackadaisical equalness if I can say that of worrying about the what goes on in the House of Commons and what goes on your own caucus when there's a majority and there's no real fear of of losing anything anything Getting new MP's and new ministers accustomed and all the MP's and the minister oldness sorry experienced in peace and experienced ministers there's back into the mindset of every day counts. When you wake up in the morning you have to have your head on and and come to the House of Commons because there is the work work of governing to do which is maintaining an Blah with block? I think we need to keep very conscious. wiki pointed them as a wildcard. This whole setup. What they're gonNA do legislatively is going to be for me is going to be fascinating because naturally with to make someone who would oppose this Nafta bill coming up yet? Francois go formula goes where he said. Don't don't you dare you back off right and see so. They've always taken the approach while we follow the National Assembly. Well if the national do the buck the trend here do they. Not I think this to me is a real wild card. This whole thing which really is going to make it interesting to see how this how this parliament actually survives I was involved in a podcast yesterday with Another partisan group and the serve on the panel said. He was putting money on the next election. Being made you you know what was the block and how they operate I can see it because they're the ones who least want to go to an election have the the most to lose because they have the lease organization lease ability and frankly they're happy where they are and they have most wiggle room to actually make it happen because they the there are so many me thinks they can vote on that are very inconsequential to their voters. Just have to see. I'm looking forward to the mall coming back. I'm actually looking forward to hearing from all again. 'cause it's been quiet Royat. I mean just seeing the prime minister out and all that kind of stuff. So it'll be nice to see sheer in saying and launched in May everyone back in the House of Commons so that'll be exciting and learning all the new. MP's on a permanent basis..

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"bloc quebecois" Discussed on The Economist: The Intelligence

The Economist: The Intelligence

08:31 min | 5 months ago

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on The Economist: The Intelligence

"But I Next week Canada's parliament will reconvene for its first session. Since October's election Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party is still dylan control but in a minority government with smaller parties back in two thousand fifteen after winning a thumping parliamentary majority. Mr Trudeau declared that the new liberal era had begun Etienne spoken you want a government with a vision and in the gender for this country. That is it's positive and then vicious and hopeful for years later he sounded much the same and they voted in favor of a progressive agenda. And I'm strong action on climate change but October's election. His party won a million fewer votes and won no seats in the the western provinces of Alberta and Scotch on the victory speeches may have sounded similar but in his second term. It seems Mr Trudeau May Not Justin Trudeau had struggled to get reelected in part because He had attempted to try to change the world in fact at one point in his twitter bio read changing the world. A little bit every day. John I've isn't has reported on Mr does fortunes for the economist and I think that the electric really wanted them. Rather than to change changed the world. They wanted to an agenda. It was a little bit less planetary in scope. It was made worse by the fact that that his own blunders seemed to make him look like a hypocrite particularly Louis repeatedly winning black face when he was younger. This during the election is a bit of a bombshell. This is something that I deeply deeply. Eh regret darkening. Your face Regardless of the context or the circumstances is always unacceptable all because of the racist history of black face and then mainly the scandal which was reverberating in early. Twenty nine thousand nine hundred eighty demoted. It is justice minister after she refused to help a Quebec based construction company. Settle a criminal case and avoid prosecution over allegations of bribery and Libya in this has been a tough few weeks Canadians. Expect deserve to have faith in their institutions and the people who act within them well. First of all the justice does minister was a woman secondly she was an indigenous woman. And these issues that he'd been pontificating on he was particularly tarnished in the eyes of progressive voters. Well that's that's not to say though that he hadn't Taken on some big causes at home no I think that the liberal government was very proud of its record in the first four years. There were some pretty transformative changes the legalization of pot being one of them a very generous Gerald benefit allowance that lifted many people out of poverty. Eighty today nine out of ten families have more money in their pockets for things like new skates or hockey camp. The now helps more than six million children children and their families and it's helped lift hundreds of thousands of kids out of poverty since its inception in twenty sixteen. They managed to enhance the kind of pension implant They established a a national price on carbon and probably most crucially for the Canadian economy. The renegotiated a new free trade agreement with the trump administration that while it made some concessions that did not give away the farm. It was a pretty good result for Canada. Well what what's striking about. The the the election result though is how much the west of the country didn't seem to support him yes so it was locked out of the provinces of Alberta and to schedule No. MP's no representation. and Ah a rising feeling that some of these attempts to change the world particularly on climate change were being done at the expense of the resort producing regions of the country. So there's there's clearly in the second minded things that Trudeau needs to address. And he has started trying to address them. Address them in a in a change of tone or more concretely in policy. Well he he came back from Christmas vacation in Costa Rica. He had adopted a salt and pepper stubble which was designed. I think to make him look a little bit more. Seasoned I think that was symbolic and deliberately symbolic because I think this is a new low key approach. I think that they felt that while. They made some transformative changes in their last Monday. They didn't really get a lot of credit for that. As we saw in the election result there were far too many times editor was picture championing. Latest 'cause the latest woke because the critics would claim while not really talking about some of the things that he was actually doing. And what do you think of the big issues in his inbox. Now that he has this thin majority majority that the government gave it speech from the throne just before Christmas. The main th- broad themes will continue to be support for the middle class. The short themselves without an broad-based tax cut. That came before Christmas. The other major themes from the term we're going to continue. Reconciliation with indigenous communities continued attempts at ensuring the health and safety of Canadian through things like the introduction of a national drug benefit plan but the middle class has permeated just about everything they've done they've even appointed a minister for the middle class. No the term was ridiculed. And it's really a a junior finance minister role but clearly you. There's a feeling that if they can push the average Canadian increase their earnings lift people below the mode of poverty that this is a winning winning formula and they should be concentrating on this rather than on some of the more identity politics issues which dominated the first term. And so what. What will he be kind of working against? Does he tries to do this. And and keep all of these these various constituencies happy. The obvious one is. This is now a minority parliament. The liberal government needs the support of at least one other of the major parties the MVP the left of center and EP the Bloc Quebecois separatist party. I don't think we can expect an election anytime soon. The MVP urban strapped for cash. They're not likely to want to force an election. The bloc is quite happy as long as it's issues concerning quebecer addressed the other constraints obviously the the problems on the prairies with Scott. Actually no Berta have to be addressed. The one or the other thing that comes to mind is there are fiscal pressures. This is a government that has spent a lot of money in the first four years and his first platform. It said they would be back in balanced by two thousand nineteen in fact. This year's deficit is likely to be somewhere in the region of twenty six billion dollars Canadian as bill more. No the finance minister said when he met with reporters after he gave a fiscal update just before Christmas. He said nobody said it was going to be easy. And it's not so so all of this sort of Taken together how. How do you expect this? The second term to play apple with both with the the the fiscal and political constraints the The prime prime minister nowadays expected to be taken a little more seriously with his pepper beard. How how do you think this will come together all told I think it largely depends on who the conservatives choose news as their next leader Andrew share the former leader has been ousted and they're going to be contested? Too late June remains to be seen whether he wants to go for another election. I think there are a large question marks about that whether he wants if this is the minority that goes for more than two years. He may feel at that point that he's done enough and he's going to exit stays left but let's assume that he stayed around. There are a number of options for the Conservatives. I think it depends which one the membership picks. The Trudeau looks at the next election. It's not clear yet all of the potential candidates. But there is a female Rona Ambrose who was the interim leader of the conservative before chose there permanently. I think Mr Trudeau. It's very hard to run against a woman leader if however the conservative choose a leader who is small c conservative on social issues. WHO's the loss leader? They're not plays into truth. Hans they membership base will want a leader who is perhaps skeptical of same sex marriage who has for life with these credentials. That's why lost the last election partly his views on climate changes. Well I think the Conservative Party has to have a much more enlightened view. You've who is trying to appeal to and if it does pick a leader who can win votes in the largest provinces of Quebec Ontario then Trudeau may be in trouble Nixon. Sean thank you very much for joining.

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"bloc quebecois" Discussed on Medical Mysteries

Medical Mysteries

07:02 min | 7 months ago

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on Medical Mysteries

"The spot grows traveling up and down. A person's limbs as the decaying flesh rush spreads black blisters erupt on the body leaving the skin raw and flayed in some cases muscles can be seen into the gaping holes that the bacteria leave behind. These frightening results can occur within twenty four hours of infection as survivor. Peter Watts said a flesh eating bacteria without a known cure. Sounds like something from science fiction film but it's all too real after intense surgery. Peter survived his infection left with only large scars across his calf but he was one of the lucky ear patients. As we struggled to find better treatments the bacteria continues to grow and find new ways to infect US though rare a new strain of super bacteria in the nineteen eighties led to necrotizing fasciitis appearing stronger than ever before this infiltrated popular consciousness especially in North America. Nobody was safe including those in power in the nineteen eighties please. Canada was introduced to Lucian Bujar a new charismatic member of the Political Party Bloc Quebecois Lucienne quickly rose rose up government ranks until in one thousand nine hundred eighty five. He became Canada's ambassador to France. Three years later he was named secretary we have state. He continued building his career working for the future of Quebec in October. Nineteen Ninety Four. It was a crucial time in Canadian. Politics Politics Quebec was on the brink of secession. Lucian was leading the fight for Quebec's independence but come November. He had to step away. He came down with severe flu. Like symptoms. Political parties replaced their opposing views with well wishes when Lucian admitted himself himself to sound Luc Hospital in Montreal on November twenty ninth doctors originally thought he had a case of thrombophlebitis in his left leg. Thrombophlebitis Occurs When Blood Clock Causes Inflammation in a vain. It typically affects the legs often. It's caused by injuries within the vein vein itself. However when doctors began treating Lucian black clot terror washed over them loosens blood clot was was infected with flesh eating bacteria? The doctors realized they were fighting for his life. And this wasn't the flesh eating bacteria they'd read read about in textbooks while Lucian was building his career. In the Canadian government flesh-eating bacteria had.

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"bloc quebecois" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Briefing

Monocle 24: The Briefing

06:16 min | 8 months ago

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Briefing

"Internally this is being seen far from being a demotion this'll be seen as a very important job indeed well Thomas for the benefit of non-canadian listeners. What does an intergovernmental the governmental affairs minister do all day it does sound terrifically tedious Christy? Phelan Andrew I think. What will it'll be happening in that role is that if you look at provinces in the Midwest particularly Alberta Saskatchewan they didn't return a single liberal? MP The two parliaments they had largely a conservative sort of wave of of elections there so what she will be trying to do and this is sort of a lot of architects really. I think as much as anything else but I think you know. The narrative from the election was that Trudeau had sort of lost control of Alberta. which is the oil making heartland for example in Canada and other areas to who disagreed with his ideas on immigration for example and also his general sense of trustworthiness business? I think I think what this will mean intergovernmental affairs for Christa. Freeland is that you know. She will really be the bridge between Ottawa and those areas looking Quebec as well. That really voted in a way that you know really hamstrings Trudeau in lots of ways in terms of his agenda for for government. I think if you look elsewhere the cabinet. There are lots of Quebec wine piece that at now in the in the cabinet as well. I think that is intentional. To show Quebec that voted in large numbers for the Bloc Quebecois which before the election wasn't even a fully registered party given supported dwindle so much over the past few years years. It's not the third largest block on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. So there's a lot of optics play here but I think for free land. It will be a very important role as the years. Go on because Trudeau will now have to show. He's conciliator as much as someone leading the way. Well thank you Thomas. Now having spoken to a non-canadian in Canada. Let's let's talk now to a Canadian in Non Canada he in the studio in London is Monaco twenty-four Daniel Beach with a look at how Canada's newspapers Dealing with all this Dan. We've which one are we starting. Let's look at the National Post where the story is as Thomas suggested Christa freeland right in the center center of paper there A story about Freeland promising to listen hard as as as a quote. She will have a very difficult job but I think if anyone one is the face of trying to mend bridges and bring Canadians together. She's probably the safest bet she will. Literally maybe now Trudeau's right hand person. had a very hard portfolio before and A lot of the talk as well about Whether this was a demotion or not as Tomasz Moss suggested and whether she was given that deputy prime minister role to sweeten the deal a little bit. But I think It's A. It's a hard post for her. But it's it's definitely the one that all the papers are talking about I think it really does matter yesterday. The national poses Before the cabinet was announced says It it doesn't really matter who's in the cabinet because Trudeau has a very hard job ahead if we look at the other big papers. I've chosen three from Toronto. Here the National Post the Toronto Star in the Global Mail apologies to listeners from different regions of the country but Toronto is the center of the universe as you know How serious the nation of the western provinces to which you have just contributed I is actually getting. I mean is there is the actual secession sentiment looking in Alberta and Saskatchewan Yeah there is. I mean there is a very small movement to actually Leave the country but You know more people talking about. How do we get the economy economy going again? How do we get the oil industry going again and a lot of people still think That the West has been alienated. There is a new post A special representative presentative to the prairies. That was announced yesterday but A lot of people are a little upset about who was named as environment minister specifically who was not And this is seen as the prime minister actually caving to the West for them to get their way a little bit Someone who used to be the head of of The Greenpeace arm in Quebec Who the Andrew Scheer? The opposition leader called an activist has been named As Heritage Minister Nantz wants environment minister. There was a lot of concern because people in Quebec are very much against the oil sands. So there's that sort of that East West Clash Still I. I mean in in general. Is there a sense to you. Think of being willing to give Trudeau's new cabinet the benefit of an amount of doubt because obviously obviously if you govern I as the leader of a majority and then you return to offices the leader of a minority government. It's odd to avoid being seen as a somewhat diminished figure. That's true but I think the the image projected here is that it's time to play the adult. Put the sort of the the costumes aside and really start to govern so there are a lot of safe bats in this cabinet a lot of Same faces that we've seen in past like Marc Garneau and Bill Maher. No the people like that and this is a time where a trudeau really needs to focus on getting acting on his agenda. So there's a bit out of a serious face to this and that's the big part of the conversation. Today is the popular sentiment. Do you think summed up by that quite bracing cartoon which is on the Front of one edition of the national posted to the vet one. Don't don't F it up. That's that's basically what Troodos up against and that's all the members members of his cabinet. They're shouting at him as he stands on the other side of the room alienated but I think Again this is a government where Trudeau needs is to focus on national unity and the environment. That was the big thing out of the election and on the National Unity Front Kirsty. Freeland is now the face of that and really the focus. hocus Daniel Budge. Thank you for joining us. You're listening to the briefing on news. Panel is next monocle..

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"bloc quebecois" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

As It Happens from CBC Radio

01:36 min | 8 months ago

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

"Western Canada may be mulling over its commitment to Canada. But if they're looking to separate they shouldn't ask their neighbors to the east for advice. That was the message today. Hey From Bloc Quebecois leader eve launched. Mr Blase was in Ottawa. Today meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when reporter asked him to weigh in on the idea idea of western independence. Here's that exchange for the record independence in the West as a province that has gone through it already. Wizard life likes to people in our burdens is scheduled where Meyer is giving that Cabanas. Already been through this discussion and then thing to create the green state in Western combat. I might be tempted. Twelve if they are trying to create an oil stinks turned into that big can expect him. He'll France. I still do believe that will do better when it becomes a country so I'm not the one that will fight to a nice United Canada but I will not out some parts of were throwing that good dream of some kind of maybe don't do as far as defendants and maybe they are. The building strong was issued for themselves. But I'm not in that position to government warned up to do and true national or international channels. Charles we will keep fighting decided to obsessively want to extract oil from the ground and may default wall from today. That's bloc Quebecois leader e-filed swab lingerie speaking to reporters in Ottawa..

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"bloc quebecois" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

01:59 min | 9 months ago

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on KCRW

"For everyone his message was undercut by the fact that he gave his speech well opposition conservative leader Andrew Scheer was on the air conceding defeat aware all mystified here because Justin Trudeau has walked up on the stage and began to speak at the same time as enters your leaving all of us wondering Canadian television anchors like Donna Friesen were visibly stunned to treat a one hundred fifty five seats or more than the conservatives we're gonna listen to him but really this is unprecedented in and I can tell you everyone in the studio is shocked bumping the leader of the opposition off of national television while he concedes defeat is a rough start to reconciliation and Trudeau faces challenges he's still in power but lost twenty one seats across the country and lost the popular vote to the Conservative Party in the liberal stronghold of come back the separatist bloc Quebecois party tripled their number of seats and Judas liberals lost every seat they held in the energy rich western provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan many western voters see Trudeau's climate change bite as hurting their livelihoods in the oil and gas sector at his first post election press conference today conservative leader Andrew Scheer warned of troubling times ahead you must be willing to change course to stop his attacks on the energy sector and to recognize that when western Canada succeeds all of Canada succeeds but without a majority of seats in parliament should will now need to rely on the left leaning New Democratic Party to govern and their push for much stronger action on climate change today New Democratic Party leader Jack meet sing spoke of the influence he will now have the results of this election they showed that Canadians I now have a historic opportunity to win and the way they when is this minority government gives us a chance to be able to fight for the things that we've laid out all along this campaign what this means for Trudeau is a much more difficult time governing ahead and a very real chance that another.

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

02:00 min | 9 months ago

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on KCRW

"For everyone his message was undercut by the fact that he gave his speech well opposition conservative leader Andrew Scheer was on the air conceding defeat aware all mystified here because Justin Trudeau has walked up on the stage and began to speak at the same time as enters your leaving all of us wondering Canadian television anchors like Donna Friesen were visibly stunned to treat a one hundred fifty five seats or more than the conservatives we're gonna listen to him but really this is unprecedented in and I can tell you everyone in the studio is shocked bumping the leader of the opposition off of national television while he concedes defeat is a rough start to reconciliation and Trudeau faces challenges he's still in power but lost twenty one seats across the country and lost the popular vote to the Conservative Party in the liberal stronghold of come back the separatist bloc Quebecois party tripled their number of seats and Judas liberals lost every seat they held in the energy rich western provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan many western voters see Trudeau's climate change bite as hurting their livelihoods in the oil and gas sector at his first post election press conference today conservative leader Andrew Scheer warned of troubling times ahead you must be willing to change course to stop his attacks on the energy sector and to recognize that when western Canada succeeds all of Canada succeeds but without a majority of seats in parliament should will now need to rely on the left leaning New Democratic Party to govern and their push for much stronger action on climate change today New Democratic Party leader Jack meet sing spoke of the influence he will now have the results of this election they showed that Canadians I now have a historic opportunity to win and the way they when is this minority government gives us a chance to be able to fight for the things that we've laid out all along this campaign what this means for Trudeau is a much more difficult time governing ahead and a very real chance that another election.

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

03:41 min | 9 months ago

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on KCRW

"Get tougher and fight we have some other great fighters but they have to get tougher fight because the Democrats are trying to hurt the Republican Party for the election later in the evening house Democrats blocked a Republican effort to censure California congressman Adam Schiff as chairman of the house intelligence committee ship has become the face of the Democratic impeachment investigation a Republican resolution claimed he made misleading statements about president trump's July phone call with Ukraine's president the house blocked the move on the two hundred eighteen to one hundred eighty five party line vote shift has said his remarks were meant as a parity trial Snyder NPR news Washington results are in from Canada's national election prime minister Justin true does Liberal Party has won the most seats but is Dan carbon check reports Trudeau's party did not secure a majority and we'll have to form a coalition to govern barring any changes due to recounts Trudeau's liberals took one hundred and fifty five seats just about all of them in Atlantic Canada Quebec and Ontario the centre right conservatives took one hundred and twenty two the left leaning New Democratic Party twenty five and the separatist bloc Quebecois thirty two was Trudeau winning most of the seats but not a majority he will likely turn to the new Democrats to help form a minority government together they would have more than half of the three hundred and thirty eight seats in the Canadian parliament the surprises last night with the resurgence of the separatist bloc Quebecois party and go back and the greens winning three seats for NPR news I'm Dan carbon check in Toronto former president Jimmy Carter has fallen again at his Georgia home the Carter center it says he's been hospitalized for treatment of a minor pelvic fracture Carter is ninety five you're listening to NPR Israel's president has invited the head of the country centrist political party to try to form a government prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to form a parliamentary majority to govern now the head of the blue and white party Benny Gantz will try although he is not persuaded a majority of Israeli lawmakers to join him competing protests will continue today in Honduras one side is calling for president Juan Orlando Hernandez to resign Maria Martin reports the president's supporters are also on the streets Honduran president Juan Orlando at nine this has been tainted by allegations of accepting bribes from drug cartels since his brother Tony was convicted Friday of drug charges in the US many Hondurans have taken to the streets to demand his ouster the president's supporters also came out in the capital of the go signal a spokesperson for the president's party says Hondurans want to live in peace and to show support for and on this meanwhile opposition leaders are calling for continued demonstrations against what they call the Norco dictatorship of president of non this hundred police meanwhile say they won't tolerate roadblocks hi we closures or vandalism for NPR news I'm idea Martin tonight is game one of the World Series the Houston Astros will host the Washington nationals Houston defeated the New York Yankees to clinch the American League Championship Series and are considered the favorite but the Washington nationals swept the St Louis cardinals in four games after that so lacking they took the National League pennant I'm korva Coleman NPR news in Washington support for NPR comes from I drive providing cloud backup full system back up and on site I drive appliance to protect PC's Max and the servers from data loss due to crashes and ransomware and I drive dot com slash NPR and Americans for the arts this.

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

01:34 min | 9 months ago

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Fight we have some other great fighters but they have to get tougher fight because the Democrats are trying to hurt the Republican Party for the elections later in the evening house Democrats blocked a Republican effort to censure California congressman Adam Schiff as chairman of the house intelligence committee ship has become the face of the Democratic impeachment investigation a Republican resolution claimed he made misleading statements about president trump's July phone call with Ukraine's president the house blocked the move on the two hundred eighteen to one hundred eighty five party line vote shift has said his remarks were meant as a parity trial Snyder NPR news Washington results are in from Canada's national election prime minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party he has won the most seats but is Dan carbon check reports Trudeau's party did not secure a majority and we'll have to form a coalition to govern barring any changes due to recounts Trudeau's liberals took one hundred and fifty five seats just about all of them in Atlantic Canada Quebec and Ontario the centre right conservatives took one hundred and twenty two the left leaning New Democratic Party twenty five and the separatist bloc Quebecois thirty two with Trudeau winning most of the seats but not a majority he will likely turn to the new Democrats to help form a minority government together they would have more than half of the three hundred and thirty eight seats in the Canadian parliament the surprises last night with the resurgence of the separatist bloc Quebecois party and go back and the greens winning three seats for NPR news and then carbon check in Toronto former president Jimmy Carter has fallen again at his Georgia home the Carter center it says he's been hospitalized for treatment of.

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio

C-SPAN Radio

02:18 min | 9 months ago

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio

"This party into the future do they start to to assess their options at this stage alright thanks for that Katie I would I would wager they were except starting to assess their options two weeks ago but that's just me Cory let's let's get your assessment so he's games he's gained ten well eleven seats as of now leading an elected from what they had in twenty fifteen what was going on how would how would the conservatives respond to that well I think we want to see what happens with the rest of the the the evening before we jump to a deep into those waters but you know I I I will I will say this that you know for for minority parliament situations which were talk but I very much agree with other things a primer ray said about how that doesn't matter but I would add to I would add to that that this may be a very stable minority government even if it is a minority government because I think and if you're gonna be broke yes they will I think already are I think the block will have no real incentive to go back to the polls ends you know we'll see how the rest of the night on faults but so you can have multiple parties in leadership contests whether you know whether it's you can service or whether it's the Green Party or you know what what may come to pass it could be a very stable minority government for quite some time as a result of that okay so let's see where the numbers and out before we start determining what happens to and for sure and whether the Conservative Party wants to give me another kick at the can or not but let me give you some good news for the leader of the bloc Quebecois right now we can confirm that youth council bluffs sets are has been elected in the riding of fellows Sean busy the member he was previously on MNAs away provincial representative in the National Assembly into back in two thousand and eight and two thousand twelve this is his first foray into how to roll politics I mean have it would seem largely rebuilt the bloc Quebecois from where it was when it was wiped out in twenty eleven in large part anyway by the NDP where they had no official party status back in twenty eleven she's just set the leader at the time also lost so this is a a big return for the bloc Quebecois tonight largely due to the leader is false what but all set who can claim a victory here let's go to Montreal and the block headquarters where Allison Northcott is that there was some reaction Alison.

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

01:50 min | 9 months ago

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on KCRW

"By the current deadline eleven days from now by law Johnson was forced to send the extension letter but he plans to put I his should deal to parliament early this week wares government predicts it will pass cabinet minister Michael go spoke to Britain sky TV news yesterday we had some people who very differently virgin explicitly to trying to frustrate to this process and to drag it out only thing actually the mood in the country it's clear on the prime minister's determination is absolute we must leave by October thirty first but if the government can't get it done European Union is expected to grant an extension to avoid the economic damage of a no deal brexit Frank like that NPR news London it's the last full day of campaigning before Canadians vote Monday in a national election as Dan carpenter reports all polls suggest neither of the two major parties are likely to win a majority of seats Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party went into the campaign nearly six weeks ago tied in popular support with the opposition conservatives since then nothing much has changed as the two major parties sprint for the finish line in a virtual dead heat the economy and climate change have been two of the main issues for voters if neither of the major parties gains a majority the left leaning New Democratic Party might end up having a greater role in a coalition government in Ottawa and the Green Party has appealed to many voters concerned about climate change and I'm happy with the environmental policies put forward by the main parties and in Quebec the separatist bloc Quebecois has recently surged in the polls and is likely to make games there for NPR news I'm Dan carbon Chuck in Toronto and you're listening to NPR news from Washington and support for NPR news comes from the Christy foundation expanding opportunities in American cities through grants making and social investing learn more at Craske dot O. R. G. welcome aboard.

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on Party Lines

Party Lines

07:00 min | 9 months ago

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on Party Lines

"Quoting Liberals so they've already ruled out supporting the Conservatives have should win the most seats not a majority but he's laid out six urgent prior and the Greens formed or coalitions that we liked it without an election so this is where I had largely invisible role the governor general becomes a bit more visible because their discretionary matters right it becomes a from the moment where the Governor General says okay I'm GonNa give this other power sharing agreement an opportunity to to to form government it will be really interesting to see whether Trudeau resigned as prime minister or not because if the differential is not that big he gets a chance to form government I anyway and so the Conservatives will more than likely complain and say yeah they won the election so they should be the ones to form the government yeah and if they if they were trying to cobble something together they they were minority government and then they were trying to get votes past? It's difficult to see where that support would come from is it not a cause so as you said Sandy P not interested Green Party in no way aligned people's Party of Canada may not even win one seat so we'll see so that leaves the Bloc Quebecois and we saw a speech from Andrew Scheer this week in Quebec that was very much trying to appeal to soft nationalist easily be people that you know might think about sovereignty but are willing to think about other things and could be pulled toward some conservative ideas trying to say you can look after things in your own house and I will empower you to do that which to me is not only an opening too soft nationalists to vote for him but is also an opening to the block habit qua- to say if we it to a point where we need your help to survive confidence votes here are some things that we're willing to do to get that the problem with that though is the closest we God to any sort of coalition in recent history would be back in two thousand and eight the Conservatives had formed government they put on the table you know sort of a regular all economic update where they had plans to cut spending to sell off some assets to get rid of the provoked subsidy that that wasn't a place for parties for every vote they got they got a buck ninety five back in return so a bunch of things in there that really upset the opposition parties the Liberals the MVP and the block so that liberals and the MVP decided will were GonNa try and try and stop this from happening they got together and formed that coalition that formal agreement to try and toss the conservative overboard but because they didn't have enough numbers they also asked the Bloc Quebecois to join sort of as a side dance partner just the you get the right numbers to force that confidence vote but because Stephanie O. who was of course the liberal leader at the time had said in the election I'm not going to form a coalition and because the Bloc Quebecois was at the table which outraged conservatives Stephen Harper sort of destroyed all of that by calling this an agreement with the scary separatists and managed to convince the Governor General Mikhail John at the time to Perot Parliament which means end the parliamentary sitting prevent vote from happening in allow the Conservatives to regroup it was an insane time in Canadian politics and the coalition fell apart ultimately destroyed Steph NGOs career and is a lot of danger for the Conservatives or any party in trying to align themselves with the block in a formal or even informal way Why would image here uh-huh is it simply about wanting to make sure that they get attached to govern after the election because he does not strike me as a person who has at least nothing he said so far has has intimated that he's the kind of leader who would want to give the block any kind of opening yet no I agree with you and maybe the speech in Quebec was really about trying to get the votes of soft nationalists and less about reach out to the Bloc Quebecois but given that we don't see anyone else that would be naturally aligned with the Conservative Party they have to see thinking about that too if you're in a minority government situation and you don't WanNa go election in six months and Lord I don't WanNa go where do you want to do this again I dude allow that to happen you know I'm not advocating for one version of minority versus another I think if you're feeling like you just WanNa have government and elected officials.

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"bloc quebecois" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

As It Happens from CBC Radio

08:31 min | 10 months ago

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

"Scheer was in junk here Quebec this morning. The writing is up the Saggy River north of Quebec City. It's in a region where conservatives say they can pick up seats while he was stopping by Mr Sheer was asked how confident he is that Quebecer share some of his beliefs collado of your own views views differ with quebecers notably on same sex marriage the environment energy east pipeline and Bill twenty-one isn't that a major hurdle for the conservatives -servative to actually win votes here in Quebec not at all because quebeckers know and Canadian snow that we will not reopen those types of issues those social issues that's been very clear commitment and I know that here in Quebec Quebeckers would prefer to purchase Canadian Energy instead of oil and gas coming from the United States or Algeria but they don't want energy east. I mean how how do you fight that. In in addition to the resurgence of the Bloc Quebecois in these regions that you're visiting quebeckers support energy projects quebeckers support the the growth of of of clean technology like like natural gas they I know that quebeckers every survey shows that quebeckers would rather purchase their oil and gas from Canada Candida instead of from Donald Trump's economy or instead of from Algeria so I'm quite confident with dark energy corridor that we can help create the types of conditions that will provide a win win in for western Canadian Energy and for Quebec's own hydro-electricity was Conservative leader Andrew Scheer campaigning in Junkier Quebec earlier today Gala Gillespie Appel has been watching the politics of pipelines play out in the Federal Campaign Professor Professor Lush Appel teaches politics at Concordia University and we reached. I him in Montreal for vessels. Chapelle Andrews share says it would be his job as prime minister to assert the national interest in building pipeline through Quebec back what happens to voters in Quebec when they hear that well especially they they. They turned their back to the conservative. They don't want to take the risk of having a conservative government will impose them. Quebec pipeline same question about with Mister Scheer said about what about selling electricity from Quebec back to on -Tario so there's a lot of debate that if if this is open I think that will raise a lot of concern among voters and most voters say okay who is the the the best party who can defend our interests on that issue and this is I think part of the equation and just election so that's where the liberals are very clear on the are buying pop line. I think the transplanting everybody's don't understand the nationalization. If a pipeline in the twenty first century doesn't seem to be as as the policy of the day and and and that costs money and who's being attacked Bekker's or being old canes and bring for that so somebody should they ring to balance the wait a minute is is there a kind of a double standards encounter right. So what does that mean for. I mean who then it who's running in Quebec. Which Party does it benefit. The liberals are saying we're going to spend four and a half billion dollars on a pipeline. We have already and they the Conservatives are saying well. We might have two in the national interest have a pipeline in Quebec who benefits from that that kind of talk in this election campaign. I think the block is going to benefit from that and this is what we've seen today. In the in the last bowl the the block is ahead now among Francophone borders at the twenty nine percents I in many riding outside Montreal of the blocks and clearly dead there's no question of having a pipeline make daddy shook kind of a single issue of this campaign and I think that that will appeal to a lot of voters in Quebec. I think Mr logo and the member of his garment or were said not to talk about that to remind you really the quite in this campaign but I'm sure Mr Lugubrious. He's pleased to see that the block in a way will defend as he says it interesting awesome. That's part of that. Also the Green Party in Quebec is quite divided on Daddy Shoe Mr Green and one of his main candidate for years. I've said there's no question of a pipeline even on the new river so so it seems that there's a kind of a constant tune in term of the talks on a pipeline that I would say the bottom line is it can't be done unilaterally and the has to be done in collaboration with the National National Assembly the parties and more importantly they should avid support of the population gives me that there should be a referendum on that issue. I don't think so but it means that the voters will will certainly be questioned. We'll see I think they will be certainly one of the key issue is another party and leader Jagmeet Singh who has also also saying he will not interfere with Quebec on pipelines or I'm Bill twenty-one. He has been the most emphatically in this election about how provinces should have their own jurisdictions Nixon so why has that not improvements to sing an indie piece fortunes in Quebec because it's it's it's we're not at the time of Jack later to annoy even Thomas Mulcair. I think that Mr Sing represent a kind of tradition Indian DP where we are quebecers. I'm not sure the MVP now can will really represent Quebec voters in Quebec interests. I think that's that's the bit difficult but of course Mr. We're seeing as we know and it's very clear I think the the question of any religious sign in this campaign even Mr Sing is perceived as a a very decent man's very very decent leaders capable of changing with a good personality among Quebec voters but still the question of religion is is harming him. AM In in this campaign and because because he wears it because he wears a turban you think that his fortunes the bill twenty-one essentially the talk about the neutrality of the states and this legislation we can like it or not the question is the Local Government is surfing on this legislation and and he has the approval of the population on the Quebec and also outside of Quebec so that's raise a question about a kind of neutrality our institutions and that's I would say. It's not personally an issue for Mr Single. It's more I'll be representing about the place of religion in our political debates and I think that's an Nisha that it's always on the French it doesn't have any impact on on the individual rights or whatever it is when you work for a federal institution and you are in Tori who would decide essentially is individual right or when you work for the state to work for the collective interests so how'd you reconciling individual ride with collective interests and the fall mental question. I think beyond even Jagmeet Singh and the MVP represent the interests of Quebec are talking openly about how they would protect US interests all those things that matter great deal to quebeckers they'd still reject him because he was a trip and what does that say but not only that it just say they also that did the EP was efficient and defending Quebec interest with the oldest seat that they have in the past. I think people are questioning the efficiency of the MVP EP and voting in general for third party how third party can really be representative of the population the fact that the end EPS Mr Melkert Keep Becker as a tendency to vote for quebecers and they we can like it or not does the situation and also that I think this is his first election so so there's a question Europe Trough Quebecois is not going to be the government either so that argument that is a third party is not going to have power doesn't make sense. They are turning the Buckeye backlogged for their interests. No we depend if it's a minority government who has the balance of power. We have seen that before in Kenya and the election all Party or necessary and our the democracy. I don't think there's one more than other if I don't know if it's liberal who have were elected and the balance of power is and you have conservative as the opposition so he said the MVP is the block of the Green Party. It's a question now off the number of seats that your position would be if the minority government position needs the support supportive to other parties including the MVP and to block to get the legislation passed and seeing more complicated so this is our electoral system so we have to live with data and accept death the that's that's democracy all right. We'll leave it. There professor slash past. Thank you my pleasure. Gala Chapelle PAL is a professor of political science at Concordia University. We reached him in Montreal..

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"bloc quebecois" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

As It Happens from CBC Radio

08:31 min | 10 months ago

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

"Scheer was in junk here Quebec this morning. The writing is up the Saggy River north of Quebec City. It's in a region where conservatives say they can pick up seats while he was stopping by Mr Sheer was asked how confident he is that Quebecer share some of his beliefs collado of your own views views differ with quebecers notably on same sex marriage the environment energy east pipeline and Bill twenty-one isn't that a major hurdle for the conservatives -servative to actually win votes here in Quebec not at all because quebeckers know and Canadian snow that we will not reopen those types of issues those social issues that's been very clear commitment and I know that here in Quebec Quebeckers would prefer to purchase Canadian Energy instead of oil and gas coming from the United States or Algeria but they don't want energy east. I mean how how do you fight that. In in addition to the resurgence of the Bloc Quebecois in these regions that you're visiting quebeckers support energy projects quebeckers support the the growth of of of clean technology like like natural gas they I know that quebeckers every survey shows that quebeckers would rather purchase their oil and gas from Canada Candida instead of from Donald Trump's economy or instead of from Algeria so I'm quite confident with dark energy corridor that we can help create the types of conditions that will provide a win win in for western Canadian Energy and for Quebec's own hydro-electricity was Conservative leader Andrew Scheer campaigning in junkier Quebec earlier today Gala Lucia Pell has been watching the politics of pipelines play out in the Federal Campaign Professor Professor Lachapelle teaches politics at Concordia University and we reached. I him in Montreal for vessels. Chapelle Andrews share says it would be his job as prime minister to assert the national interest in building pipeline through back back what happens to voters in Quebec when they hear that well especially the they they. They turned their back to the conservative. They don't want to take the risk of having a conservative government will impose them. Quebec pipeline same question about with Mister Scheer said about what about selling electricity from Quebec back to on -Tario so there's a lot of debate that if this is open I think that will raise a lot of concern among voters and most voters say okay who is the the the best party who can defend our interests on that issue and this is I think part of the equation and just election so that's where the liberals are very clear on the are buying pop line. I think the transplanting everybody's don't understand the nationalization. If a pipeline in the twenty first century doesn't seem to be as as the policy of the day and and and that costs money and who's being for Dako Bekker's or paying okay needs in bring for that so somebody should they ring to balance the wait a minute is is there a kind of a double standards encounter right. So what does that mean for. I mean who then it who's running in Quebec. Which Party does it benefit. The liberals are saying we're going to spend four and a half billion dollars on a pipeline. We have already and they the Conservatives are saying well. We might have two in the national interest have a pipeline in Quebec who benefits from that that kind of talk in this election campaign. I think the block is going to benefit from that and this is what we've seen today. In the in the last bull the the block is ahead now among Francophone borders at the twenty nine percents I in many riding outside Montreal of the blocks and clearly dead there's no question of having a pipeline make daddy shook kind of a single issue of this campaign and I think that that will appeal to a lot of voters in Quebec. I think Mr logo and the member of his garment or were said not to talk about that to remind you really the quite in this campaign but I'm sure Mr Lugubrious. He's pleased to see that the block in a way will defend as they said that Beck interesting awesome. That's part of that also the Green Party in Quebec is quite divided on Daddy Shoe Mr Green and one of his main candidate for years. I've said there's no question of a pipeline even on the new river so so it seems that there's a kind of a constant tune in term of the talks on a pipeline that I would say the bottom line is it can't be done unilaterally and the has to be done in collaboration with the National National Assembly the parties and more importantly they should avid support of the population gives me that there should be a referendum on that issue. I don't think so but it means that the voters will will certainly be questioned. We'll see I think they will be certainly one of the keys you. There's another party leader. Jagmeet Singh who has also also saying he will not interfere with Quebec on pipelines or I'm Bill twenty-one. He has been the most emphatic in this election about how provinces should have their own jurisdictions. Nixon so why has that not improvements to sing an indie piece fortunes in Quebec because it's it's it's we're not at the time of Jack later to annoy even Thomas Mulcair. I think that Mr Sing represent a kind of tradition Indian DP where we are quebecers. I'm not sure the MVP now can will really represent Quebec voters in Quebec interests. I think that's that's the bit difficult but of course Mr. We're seeing as we know and it's very clear I think the the question if any religious signing this campaign even Mr Sing is perceived as a a very decent man's very very decent leaders capable of changing with a good personality among Quebec voters but still the question of religion is is harming him. AM In in this campaign and because because he wears it because he wears a turban you think that his fortunes the bill twenty-one essentially the talk about the neutrality of the states and this legislation we can like it or not the question is the Local Government is surfing on this legislation and and he has the approval of the population on the Quebec and also outside of Quebec so that's raise a question about a kind of neutrality our institutions and that's I would say. It's not personally an issue for Mr Single. It's more I'll be representing about the place of religion in our political debates and I think that's an Nisha that it's always on the French it doesn't have any impact on on the individual rights or whatever it is when you work for a federal institution and you are in Tori who would decide essentially is individual right or when you work for the state to work for the collective interests so how'd you reconciling individual ride with collective interests and the formentera question I think beyond even Jagmeet Singh and the MVP represent the interests of Quebec are talking openly about how they would protect US interests all those things that matter great deal to quebeckers they'd still reject him because he was a trip and what does that say but don't only that just say they also that did the EP was efficient and defending Quebec interest would oldest seat that they have in the past. I think people are questioning the efficiency of the MVP EP and voting in general for third party how third party can really be representative of the population the fact that the end EPS Mr Melkert Keep Becker as a tendency to vote for quebecers and they we can like it or not does the situation and also that I think this is his first election so so there's a question Europe Trough Quebecois is not going to be the government either so that argument that is a third party is not going to have power doesn't make sense soothsayer turning the Buckeye backlogged for their interests. No we depend if it's a minority government who has the balance of power we have seen that before in Kenya and the election all Party or necessary and our or democracy. I don't think there's one more than another if I don't know if it's liberal who have were elected and the balance of power is and you have conservative as the opposition so he said the MVP is the block of the Green Party. It's a question now off the number of seats that your position would be if the minority government position needs the support supportive to other parties including the MVP and to block to to get legislation passed and seeing more complicated so this is our electoral system so we have to live with data and accept death the that's that's democracy all right. We'll leave it. There professor slash past. Thank you my pleasure. Gala Chapelle PAL is a professor of political science at Concordia University. We reached him in Montreal..

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"bloc quebecois" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

As It Happens from CBC Radio

03:26 min | 1 year ago

"bloc quebecois" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

"Very pleased to be with you. I was watching your face as he listened to that. What was going through your mind as you listen to yourself in the house and your first day in the new party? You know, it's bizarre that the only politician in the house want to fight for canyon consumers, and that's the reality. Is your colleagues your former conservative colleagues, laughing and jeering choosing? No. No. And just sort of rejecting you all together. Was that like for you. I'm not so surprised at the end because you know and the only one who wants to have that on the table for the NAFTA negotiation. Actually, that's what a President Trump is asking for the last six months in and it's so important for the future of this country. Twenty percent of our economy. It's depending on the US and the relationship between us and US. So if we want to deal, we must be able to put that on the table and at the end that would be good for canyon consumer. So I was disappointed at the end, but I didn't have a lot of expectation. Also, Donald Trump to peace Nepad on this issue. What I said to the prime minister and Rashida when they were saying we must stand up against the prison troubles and no, we must sit down with him. We must sit down in a real negotiation on NAFTA on free trade. You know they're putting at risk the automobile industry here, no tear you and all your industry just to protect nineteen thousand producers. On the spend management in this country, and now maybe we won't have deal. We must be a shame that mixed EKO and they were able to deal before us with us. So that's a very bad strategy that they're through government. They're doing right now with the l. of the conservative party of candles, your new party, the People's Party of Canada. I mean, just one question about that because I do remember I'm sure you do remember when coalition Avenir Quebec introduce their party and the acronym was calcul and how much derision there was going, you're going to be p p of Canada. It's PPC. PP up. See I'll the PPC, but you know the name, it's important for us at people's and we are a party that want to work for people in this country, and that was special interest group and the best example, it's that cartel of supreme management. But you eat talks about your former conservative party that you ran for the leadership of not very long ago. You them morally corrupt and you are now going to represent the people who are the people that you plan to represent Canadians that are fed up with traditional politics. Canadian new don't who doesn't believe in the petition. When you're saying something and the opposing the other day, Canadians that want to have real bold reform in this country for being a smarter and smarter government in a more freer and prosperous country. So our our platform is based on the four principles, individual freedom, personal restaurants, everyday respect, and fairness, and people believe in that there will come party. We can. Adult of support, not only from conservatives, but also from people who voted for other parties. I'm listening for that thing that's going to make me drop everything and folly wealth the door in join you. I mean, I was there when Bloc Quebecois started. Does that movement the Reform Party of Canada to powerful things and to be in the room. At those times, it was like a match was lit, a room, full of fuel..

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