After 35 years, why does Quebec want in the Constitution?
Who's most popular? From left, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, B.C. Premier Christy Clark , Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard and Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall. Adrian Wyld / THE. OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau is throwing cold water on the Quebec government's plan to reopen the constitutional debate. The prime minister is responding to a Canadian Press report that Quebec is embarking on a broad national discussion in the coming
Quebec constitutional talks risk opening Pandora's box: Chris Hall
Couillard says little desire for national unity debate, wants one anyway
As Premier Philippe Couillard kicks off a renewed discussion about Quebec signing on to the 1982 Constitution, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants no part of it. "You know my views on the Constitution," Trudeau told reporters in French on Thursday …
… . Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard wants to reopen the constitutional debate. Here's a timeline of previous attempts. 1976. Parti Québécois wins provincial election under René Lévesque on promise to hold a referendum on “sovereignty-association”
Canada's Quebec wants constitutional talks despite Trudeau opposition
Quebec has a gift for Canada on its 150th birthday, but the Prime Minister doesn't want to open it. Premier Philippe Couillard launched what he says will be a vast coast-to-coast consultation he hopes will end with Quebec's signature on a …
Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard argues Canada's 150th anniversary as a nation is a good time to revisit the Constitution. PM Trudeau doesn't agree. Phil Carpenter / Montreal Gazette. QUEBEC — Welcome back, old friend.
Trudeau tries to keep lid on constitutional can of worms opened by Couillard
Brave or delusional is the federalist politician who dares to awaken the sleeping dog of constitutional reform. Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard is a brave man taking a calculated risk. But he is not deluded enough to believe there are enough other. MONTREAL (Reuters) - The mainly French-speaking province of Quebec, which came close to voting to leave Canada 22 years ago, said on Thursday it wants to reopen constitutional talks and be recognized for its distinct linguistic and cultural character.
'Quebec has changed': Time is right to reopen constitutional debate, Philippe Couillard says
Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard said Thursday he is fully aware there is currently little appetite across the country to re-open the Canadian Constitution. His government is nevertheless going in that direction anyway, the premier told reporters. "I …