Here are the elected officials or political party leaders who have stood out for good or bad reasons over the past week.
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ANDREE LAFOREST, CAQ
It took time, but the minister closed the loopholes with a bill on Wednesday. Owners of new buildings will be able to increase their rent as they wish, but for three years instead of five. And the municipalities will have a right allowing them to acquire land in priority for the construction of social housing.
ÉMILISE LESSARD-THERRIEN, QS
She must have the impression of preaching in the desert as things have changed little, but the elected official has done well to multiply the interventions on the too high concentration of arsenic in Rouyn-Noranda. New data reveals that neighbors of the Horne smelter live an average of five years less than other Quebecers.
CHRISTIAN DUBÉ, CAQ
He should have known that including people with neuromotor disabilities in the expansion of medical assistance in dying without warning would break the consensus allowing the law to be passed for people with Alzheimer's. He corrected the shot quickly. As for the agreement with the doctors, surprise, it includes financial incentives.
JEAN BOULET, CAQ
The Minister is right to want to increase the share of Francophone immigration. But one wonders how he was able to judge "reasonable" the recommendation of an expert to raise the annual threshold of new arrivals to 58,000, then a few hours later, correct from start to finish by affirming that "it is not okay”?
ROY SORT DE SES GONDS
The Minister of Culture did not appreciate being called a “champion of demolitions” of heritage buildings by Christine St-Pierre. While saying that she was not interfering in a legal process linked to the destruction of the Domaine-de-l’Estérel, Nathalie Roy got carried away by knocking on her desk in the Blue Salon, also a heritage site: “We are building the case. There will be penalties”.
The minister responsible for the Capitale-Nationale made a funny slip, during a press conference in Wendake on Tuesday. Welcoming the presence of Carl Viel, she introduced him as CEO of Montreal International, before recovering. “Quebec International...Lord! »