Quebec voters will head to the polls in the province's 40th general election on Sept. 4, and CBC Ottawa brings you the stories that matter for residents in the Outaouais.


West Quebec voters have voted Liberal provincially for decades, but Tuesday's vote could change that. (CBC)

Quebec election campaign lets Outaouais voters down: West Quebec voters have voted Liberal in the provincial election for decades, but Tuesday's vote could see a major change in the region.


Pauline Marois, Parti Québécois leader, visited the region this week. ((Canadian Press))

PQ leader hopes to spur Outaouais upset: Parti Québécois leader Pauline Marois was in Gatineau Friday hoping to capitalize on her party's rising standing to win a seat in west Quebec, which would have been unthinkable in past years.


Quebec's Liberal leader Jean Charest also visited the Outaouais this week. ((Canadian Press))

Charest makes appearance in the Outaouais: Advance polls opened across Quebec Sunday for the Sept. 4 provincial election. It's almost four weeks into the campaign, but it was the first time western Quebec had a visit from Liberal Leader Jean Charest and Coalition Avenir Quebéc leader François Legault.