PQ sends mixed message with announcement of candidate Djemila Benhabib

At first the Parti Québécois’ announcement of a woman candidate in Trois-Rivières, Djemila Benhabib, who was raised in Algeria appears to be a breath of fresh air.  However, according to Don Macpherson’s column in The Gazette, things are not as fresh as they may seem. Many local voters admit to not being terribly keen onContinue reading “PQ sends mixed message with announcement of candidate Djemila Benhabib”

Mob rule or student strike?

Two great columns on the current student “strike” in Quebec. Rex Murphy in The National Post starts off by writing: “Whatever justification the foolishly called student “strike” in Montreal may have had — and I’m inclined to believe it was precious little — it now has none, absolutely none.”   While in The Gazette DonContinue reading “Mob rule or student strike?”