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Politics: April 2013 Archives

Justin Trudeau in Quebec City

Fresh from winning the leadership race of the federal Liberal Party, Justin Trudeau has now begun the job of winning back Quebec voters to the Liberal fold. He came to Quebec City last night for a public reception, and today he meets two opposition leaders in the National Assembly.
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Offshore tax havens

Last week, a massive leak of documents was obtained by the U.S.-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. It contains data from 10 offshore tax havens, and identifies nearly 130,000 people. Of those, 46 are in Quebec.

But experts say this is just a drop in the bucket. To tell us more, Alain Deneault joins us. Deneault teaches at the Université du Québec in Montreal, and the author of "Offshore: Tax Havens and the Rule of Global Crime."
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Quebec government's new National Review Commission criticized

The Parti Québécois government's new National Review Commission aims to find out how Ottawa's employment insurance reforms will affect Quebecers. Some are saying that the 1.5$ million dollars would be better spent elsewhere. Gaétan Cousineau is the coordinator of an unemployment action committee in the Gaspé that has been documenting the impacts for months.
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