October 16, 2021

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Federal elections: How are the parties responding to Legalt’s demands?

Federal elections: How are the parties responding to Legalt's demands?

Quebec Premier Franకోois Legalt made a list of his requests to federal leaders during a campaign on Thursday, urging Cubizers to pay attention to their responses. The QMI agency contacted major political groups on Friday to get relevant positions on these issues. All but the Liberal Party of Canada joined.

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Increase Canadian health transfers from 22% to 35%, then index them to 6% per annum

Liberal Party of Canada

Refusing to answer Friday. Justin Trudeau, however, has already said that he is ready for growth, not to mention the amount, after the epidemic is over.

Conservative Party of Canada

In part. Although not yet committed to the 35% target, the party has promised an increase of at least 6% per annum.

New Democratic Party

In part. New Democrats support increased health transfers, although details are not yet clear.

Black Cubecois

Yes. Black prioritized this request.

Transfer the management of the immigrant category “Family Reunification” to Quebec

Liberal Party of Canada

Refusing to answer Friday.

Conservative Party of Canada

Yes. Conservatives agree to give Quebec more autonomy in immigration matters.

New Democratic Party

Do not know. The NDP has yet to make a specific commitment.

Black Cubecois

Yes. The block is in favor of family reunification and accepting responsibility for the management of foreign workers through Quebec.

Support Bill 101 to subjugate businesses within federal jurisdiction

Liberal Party of Canada

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Yes. The proposed version of the Official Languages ​​Act will be reintroduced, Melanie Jolie assured.

Conservative Party of Canada

Yes. The Conservatives have promised to work with the Quebec Partnership to apply Bill 101 to federal chartered businesses.

New Democratic Party

Yes. The NDP “is subject to the rights and obligations provided for in the Charter by Federally Regulated Businesses”.

Black Cubecois

Yes. Black “wholeheartedly” supports the application of the French language charter to businesses within the federal jurisdiction.

Respect the law on state secularism without engaging in any legal challenge

Liberal Party of Canada

In part. Trudeau has already indicated that his government will not intervene for the time being, without closing the door.

Conservative Party of Canada

Yes. The party promised to respect the powers of the National Assembly and not to interfere in legal challenges to the law.

New Democratic Party

Do not know. He said the NDP did not have an official position yet, but its leader had previously spoken out against state secularism law.

Black Cubecois

Yes. The state secularism and Quebec Bill 21 were blocked in favor of the law.

Finance up to 40% on the construction of the Quebec-Lewis Tunnel

Liberal Party of Canada

Refusal to commit. The Liberal leader argues that this has not yet been promised, as the project has not yet been submitted by Quebec.

Conservative Party of Canada

Yes. The party has promised to finance 40% of the total bill for the project.

New Democratic Party

No. In power, NDP is not a partner of 3E According to the link, “This is a project that will distance us from our weather goals.”

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Black Cubecois

Probably. The party said it was neutral by insisting that Quebec could decide. Its leader says it is in his favor if he respects the environment.

Support Quebec home preferences and programs

Liberal Party of Canada

Refusing to answer Friday.

Conservative Party of Canada

Yes. He said the party was ready for new administrative agreements on the issue.

New Democratic Party

Do not know. The NDP has yet to make a specific commitment.

Black Cubecois

Yes. Black Housing is considered one of Quebec’s exclusive jurisdictions.

Do not conduct environmental assessments on projects falling within the scope of Quebec City

Liberal Party of Canada

Refusing to answer Friday.

Conservative Party of Canada

Yes. Conservatives say the province wants to work in cooperation.

New Democratic Party

Yes. NDP believes that infrastructure projects must comply with the Quebec Environmental Assessment Policy.

Black Cubecois

Yes. Black believes that Quebec prioritizes the environmental process.

Provide Quebec with funds dedicated to the fight against climate change in areas under its purview

Liberal Party of Canada

Refusing to answer Friday.

Conservative Party of Canada

Yes. The party said it was ready to achieve Quebec’s environmental goals, although some details were yet to be provided regarding the funds paid.

New Democratic Party

Do not know. The NDP has yet to make a specific commitment.

Black Cubecois

Yes. The bloc wants federal support for this struggle to be “in the form of a transfer from Quebec’s share of the sums committed to the Quebec strategy.”

Conclude an agreement to provide compensation to Quebec for any federal costs in the jurisdiction

Liberal Party of Canada

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Refusing to answer Friday. The Trudeau government has previously agreed to unequal agreements with Quebec.

Conservative Party of Canada

Yes. The party is committed to limiting federal spending power in areas under Quebec ‘s jurisdiction.

New Democratic Party

Do not know. The NDP has yet to make a specific commitment.

Black Cubecois

Yes. To this extent the Black Bill was introduced.

Establish a single income tax return maintained by Quebec

Liberal Party of Canada

No. The Liberal leader on Thursday opposed the establishment of a single tax return in Quebec.

Conservative Party of Canada

Yes. The party agrees to negotiate the establishment of a single tax return, while retaining revenue agency jobs.

New Democratic Party

Do not know. The NDP has not yet taken a position.

Black Cubecois

Yes. The single income tax return block is related to the Cubacois bill.

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