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Quebec won’t have to pay $700K to ex-premier Jean Charest

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 5, 2024 12:14 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size A judge has rejected former premier Jean Charest’s $700,000 claim against the Quebec government for abuse of process in connection with a corruption investigation that targeted him and …

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Charest returning to the private sector after Poilievre’s crushing victory

Former Quebec premier Jean Charest says he’s returning to the private sector after his lopsided loss to MP Pierre Poilievre in the Conservative leadership election. Charest, who campaigned as a more moderate Tory compared to the right-wing and populist Poilievre, congratulated his opponent on his win in a video message …

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Former B.C. premier Christy Clark endorses Jean Charest in Tory race

Former British Columbia premier Christy Clark endorsed Jean Charest on Wednesday to be the next leader of the federal Conservatives, at a time when she says the party is racing to the extremes. She also expressed choice words for a pitch from a front-runner in Alberta’s United Conservative Party leadership contest who …

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Charest, Baber and Aitchison keep it courteous in final Conservative leadership debate

Three of the five candidates vying to become the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada took part in the race’s final debate Wednesday evening in Ottawa in what proved to be a courteous, sparks-free affair — aside from the barbs aimed at those not in attendance.  The bilingual …

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