The Bloc Québécois (BQ), is a federal political party in Canada devoted to Quebec nationalism and the promotion of Quebec sovereignty. The Bloc was formed by Members of Parliament (MPs) who defected from the federal Progressive Conservative Party and Liberal Party during the collapse of the Meech Lake Accord. Founder Lucien Bouchard was a cabinet minister in the federal Progressive Conservative government of Brian Mulroney.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau cleared a first hurdle on Thursday after the leader of the opposition Bloc Quebecois party said he would support the new minority government's priorities, at.. Reuters - Published
The leader of Canada's Bloc Quebecois, a separatist party in the mainly French-speaking province of Quebec which was revitalized in Monday's election, said on Tuesday that being aligned with.. Reuters - Published
The two frontrunners in Canada's election campaign attacked the leader of the Bloc Quebecois, Yves-Francois Blanchet, on Sunday, the final day before the vote, for again raising the prospect of a.. Reuters - Published