Quebec Election 2018 cheat sheet

Cult’s Rob Jennings offers up a comprehensive and non-biased overview of the upcoming provincial election with a focus on what it all might mean to Montrealers.

WTF: The rest of the week in news

Wondering WTF happened this week? We’ve got your Wednesday-thru-Friday news roundup — and the latest in alligators, Jean Charest and other slimy, scaly creatures — right here.

This is not a call to arms

To all the Montreal-born anglos promising to leave the province now that the PQ has a fragile grip on power — this is your home, and if you want to abandon it instead of participating in its future and progress, fuck you.

Quebec, Ink — Vote for yourself

A lot of Quebec anglos are facing a dilemma today. Like most Quebecers, we want to see change in our government, to toss the Charest Liberals out on their asses for reasons too numerous to list here.

The final stretch

Well, we’re nearing the end of this thing (huzzah!), and last night, Parti Québécois leader and frontrunner Pauline Marois made one thing eminently clear: She wants to turn Quebecinto a country. And she’ll need a majority government to do it.

They’re not scabs — they’re students

This week has been a contentious one as some students, as mandated by Bill 78, are returning to class to finish up the winter semester cut short by the student strikes.

Some of their classmates at Université de Montréal and Université du Québec à Montréal disagreed with their hitting the books, and blocked the entrances to the universities to demonstrate their displeasure.

Because forcing people to support a position always works out well.