Incoming premier under pressure to avoid appointing people considered close to the government of Liberal predecessor Jean Charest
Apr 22, 2014
Stephen Harper’s meeting with Philippe Couillard differs from when PQ’s Pauline Marois came to power in 2012
Apr 21, 2014
Bloc Québécois MP André Bellavance is launching a bid to lead the separatist party in Ottawa on the heels of a devastating setback for the sovereignty movement
Apr 20, 2014
Premier promises a ‘strong attachment’ to rest of country as Liberals face allegations of fraud, conspiracy, influence peddling
Apr 17, 2014
Outgoing Premier bids politics farewell after final cabinet meeting, calls on Couillard to protect French language
Apr 16, 2014
Still no meeting set to complete the transition of power
Apr 11, 2014
The Parti Québécois began picking up the pieces from Monday’s devastating election defeat, choosing Stéphane Bédard as interim leader to replace Pauline Marois
Apr 10, 2014
Premier designate says his government wants to maintain social peace throughout its mandate
Apr 09, 2014
While the Parti Québécois holds another divisive debate on sovereignty and when to hold a referendum, the CAQ will position itself as the real alternative to the Liberals, leader says
Apr 08, 2014
When the Parti Québécois examines what went wrong in the election campaign, several insiders will point to the timing of the vote itself
Apr 08, 2014
Rhéal Séguin is a journalist and political scientist. Born and educated in southern Ontario, he completed his undergraduate degree in political science at York University and a master's degree in political science at the Université du Québec à Montréal.
Rhéal has practised journalism since 1978, first with Radio-Canada in radio and television and then with CBC Radio. He joined the Globe and Mail in Quebec City in 1990.
He has covered Quebec politics extensively since 1988, experiencing first-hand the debates involving Quebec's political future that included the 1992 and 1995 referendums; the rise and fall of the Bloc Québécois on the federal level; as well as several provincial and federal elections.