#Quebec

  • Article: Canada Is Putting $50 Million Toward Temporary Housing for Asylum Seekers
    Citizenship

    Canada Is Putting $50 Million Toward Temporary Housing for Asylum Seekers

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 4, 2018

    The RCMP intercepted 20,593 asylum seekers in 2017 — compared to 2,464 in 2016. Read more

  • Article: A Small Town Took on a Drilling Company Endangering Its Water — and Won
    Water & Sanitation

    A Small Town Took on a Drilling Company Endangering Its Water — and Won

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 5, 2018

    “We are relieved that our right to protect our drinking water is finally recognized.” Read more

  • Article: Montreal Has Officially Banned Plastic Bags
    Environment

    Montreal Has Officially Banned Plastic Bags

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 3, 2018

    One more city down. Read more

  • Article: Justin Trudeau Will Put Women & Girls on the Top of the World's Agenda in 2018
    Citizenship

    Justin Trudeau Will Put Women & Girls on the Top of the World's Agenda in 2018

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 14, 2017

    "This isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s also the smart thing to do." Read more

  • Article: 10 Delightful Reactions to Quebec’s Bill Banning People From Wearing Face Coverings on Buses
    Girls & Women

    10 Delightful Reactions to Quebec’s Bill Banning People From Wearing Face Coverings on Buses

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 18, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Quebec lawmakers voted 66-51 to approve a religious neutrality bill. Read more

  • Article: #WelcomeToCanada Tweets Blamed By Some For Surge of Asylum Seekers
    Citizenship

    #WelcomeToCanada Tweets Blamed By Some For Surge of Asylum Seekers

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 24, 2017

    Trudeau says that asylum seekers will not be given a free pass, but many say he gave false hope. Read more

  • Article: Montreal’s Olympic Stadium Is Now Housing Refugees
    Citizenship

    Montreal’s Olympic Stadium Is Now Housing Refugees

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 3, 2017

    Last month, over 1,000 asylum seekers arrived in Quebec from the United States. Read more

  • Article: Quebec Zoo Defends Decision to Let Muslims Pray as People Call for Boycott
    Citizenship

    Quebec Zoo Defends Decision to Let Muslims Pray as People Call for Boycott

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 5, 2017

    Parc Safari is not sorry for renting out their space to a Muslim association. Read more