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Hundreds of federal public servants are expected to learn Wednesday whether they could lose their jobs. Almost a dozen departments and agencies will be informing employees this week that their jobs have been declared "affected" because of budget cuts.
Bethier-Maskinonge NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau, who had not knocked on doors nor spent a dime on her campaign and had never even set foot in the riding she was vying for, tells The Canadian Press getting elected did come as a surprise. "I knew it was
But mayors in her Berthier-Maskinonge riding say their constituents hit the jackpot when they opted for the 27-year-old bar manager-turned-politician at the ballot box. The francophone riding about midway between Montreal and Quebec City includes
Two weeks after Brosseau's election and with the media feeding frenzy dying down, the NDP is trying to rehabilitate the battered image of its candidate who won the sprawling Quebec rural riding west of Trois-Rivieres by 6,000 votes...Not expecting to
QMI Agency has learned two other candidates were virtual ghosts in the Quebec ridings they have now been elected to represented, Sana Hassainia was never seen in Vercheres-Les Patriotes, a riding in Monteregie, Que. during the election. "She never
In Quebec the New Democratic Party has usually won no seats. When they won one seat that was regarded as a historic event. People who ran in Quebec ridings ran just to show the flag so to speak and with no expectation they would win.
Locals have had a chance to meet the new MP who made national headlines for vacationing in Las Vegas during the election, for never having set foot in the riding, and for not even speaking French. Continued Below Then after the election Brosseau
According to a report Tuesday in Le Nouvelliste, a local Quebec newspaper, the messages were received on Saturday throughout the riding, which extends from Trois Rivieres to Berthierville. The message begins with an introduction by NDP Leader Jack
The elusive newly-elected New Democrat who made headlines for going to Las Vegas during the election campaign has finally given an interview. Ruth Ellen Brosseau told a newspaper in her Quebec riding that her victory came as a shock but that she is
Photos The Conservative Party will not be challenging the results, he said in an email...Brosseau's nomination papers say their names should not be there, adding fuel to the controversy surrounding the rookie MP who did not campaign in the riding and