Democrat-Backed Darren Bailey Wins Illinois Republican Gubernatorial Primary

Illinois Democrats got the opponent they wanted for incumbent Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday, when state Sen. Darren Bailey won the Republican gubernatorial primary. The race was called by Bailey with about 33% of the votes counted. She got 53.5% of the vote with venture capitalist Jesse Sullivan getting 16.9% and former Aurora Mayor Richard […]

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Trump Tried to Join Jan. 6 Armed Mob Despite Threat of Violence, Former Aide Testifies

Cassidy Hutchinson, a former top adviser to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, arrives to testify during the sixth hearing of the House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. at the Cannon House office building in Washington on June 28. .Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images US President Donald Trump was […]

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Marjorie Taylor Greene asks for Secret Service testimony, “own J6” hearing

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Georgia, said Tuesday that she could soon hold her “own” committee hearings on Jan. 6. Greene appears during a news conference in front of the Capitol in Washington, DC, on June 15, 2022. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia said she could hold her “own” hearings on Jan. […]

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Guest column: Plastic pollution must be curbed or risks will continue to escalate

Article content Canada has just delivered its draft regulations to ban single use plastics. That’s something to celebrate. Scientists have identified six plastic products most commonly found in Canadian litter: plastic checkout bags, stir sticks, six-pack rings, cutlery, straws and food service ware made from problematic plastics. Many businesses have anticipated the ban and have […]

Feu vert pour le projet de logements sur le site de la tannerie à Trois-Pistoles

Le promoteur, Les Immeubles Yan Lagacé, souhaite construire trois immeubles à logements. Le projet, décliné en trois phases, est évalué à 4 millions de dollars. Le projet du Domaine de la Tannerie propose des appartements de tailles 4 et demi, deux stationnements par logement et des bornes électriques. La directrice générale de l’entreprise, Marie-Ève Dionne, précise que le projet suivra des normes écoénergétiques. Le maire de Trois-Pistoles, […]

Parkdale tenants fear for their homes after receiving eviction notices from landlord previously fined $135,000 for ‘renovictions’

Tenants of a low-rent Parkdale apartment complex are raising concerns after receiving eviction-for-renovation notices from their landlord — a company run by a developer whose other operation was fined repeatedly in 2019 for refusing to allow tenants to return after repairs. In January, numerous tenants of 12 Lansdowne Ave. say they were served with N13 […]

Ultra messages from yesteryear, by Albert Garrido

The unbridled rise of the extreme right induces the use of a characteristic lexicon, between indicative and descriptive, in which the references to Nazism and fascism stand out. At best, for the sake of a hasty update of both labels, one speaks of neo-fascists and neo-Nazis, but the antecedents of both ideological plots they are […]

Youth centers: a campaign to demand more funding

The youth centers of Quebec launched a mobilization campaign on Thursday to urge the Legault government to remedy their screaming underfunding. The “Plus pour nos ados” operation, which will continue until March 13, aims to obtain the support of the population for the “financial” demands of the Regroupement des maison des jeunes du Québec. The […]

María Patiño gets angry with Jorge Javier and threatens to leave ‘Sálvame’: “You create insecurities in me”

after the last threat of abandonment by Anabel Pantoja, yesterday ‘Sálvame’ experienced another completely unexpected: that of Maria Patino. The presenter of “Lemon Tea” was upset with Jorge Javier and prepared to leave the program, at least for that day. Everything happened when the presenter responded to Patiño, also a collaborator of ‘Naranja’, who urgently […]

The craziest croissants in Barcelona

Don’t let the end of the world catch me without a croissant in my pocket, for God’s sake. Few inventions spread as much happiness as this universal whim born in Austria and raised in France. Only a vampire or other food-incapacitated vermin would say no to a good croissant, especially in this time of insanity. […]

Hamilton spent time considering future

Mercedes launched their car for the 2022 season on Friday Lewis Hamilton admitted he spent time this winter considering his future as Mercedes launched their new car for the 2022 Formula 1 season. Hamilton lost out on an eighth world title in controversial circumstances at last year’s final race in Abu Dhabi. “I never said […]

The 8 Keys to Science Law Reform

The great promise of this new ‘Science Law’ is to create a new regulatory framework for improve the working conditions of researchers Spanish people. To this end, one of the measures proposed in this draft is the creation of new hiring modalities. The first, and surely one of the most anticipated by a scientific community […]

The PCQ: Trojan horse or shooting star?

The Conservative Party of Quebec (PCQ) continues to rise. According to the latest Léger/Le Journal poll, since December, his support has jumped from 5% to 14%. Closely followed by QS and the PQ, the party of Éric Duhaime, nestled resolutely on the right and with uninhibited populism, is even ahead of the PLQ among Francophones. […]

Pre-COVID freedom is not for tomorrow

The vaccine passport will be gradually withdrawn. Some rejoice, others are sorry. One thing is certain, Legault had no other choice. How could he have justified maintaining the passport in the current health context and while four provinces and a legion of countries are abandoning it? Law Despite everything, let’s not imagine a return to […]

The voice of the convoy…

In Quebec, this weekend, the convoy of freedom will bring together several artists. Between Rambo Gauthier’s speeches, there will be a performance by Marie-Chantal Toupin, but also three performances by Keven Chouinard, who presents himself as “the voice of the convoy”. Keven wrote a song that has become the rallying cry of truckers… around the […]

GND: a good show, but no votes

The end-of-year reviews reported Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois’ ability to capture attention during his muscular and colorful exchanges with the Prime Minister. These moments also earned him a TV coverage bonus. Dominique Anglade’s liberals suffered behind, impatient. However, the latest polls show that the effects of the toga and the oratorical performances of the new parliamentary leader […]

Does politics still want Jean Charest?

Jean Charest wants to return to politics. But does politics still want him? A true conservative movement would favor his return. MPs from Quebec would encourage him to get started, as would some from Ontario, the Maritimes and even the West. The “progressive conservatives” seem to have made him their candidate. Is he really the […]

For Justin, it’s the hour of truth

We tend to take our chance to live in a democracy for granted. The events of the past few weeks at the border and in Ottawa should have taught us to cherish her. Democracy is the exception on planet Earth and we are indeed very lucky. What started out as a perfectly fine exercise in […]

With the pandemic, what have we become?

The pandemic alone is destroying what remains of optimism, pleasure in living, joviality, but also respect for others, dignity and collective pride of Quebecers. Every day brings bad news. Every day plunges us into disappointments of all kinds. We thought we were dominating the health situation thanks to passports reserved for vaccinated people and now […]