Justin Trudeau meets Bruno Marchand in Quebec

While in Quebec on Tuesday, the Prime Minister of Canada joined Mayor Bruno Marchand for a private meeting. Justin Trudeau indicated upon his arrival at hall that it would mainly be a question of mobility, housing and economic development for all.

During a photo shoot for the media, the mayor thanked him for stopping in Quebec. Every time you do it, you know it’s appreciated and it allows us to discuss issuessaid Bruno Marchand.

There are so many issues on which we are aligned, two progressive leaders who always have something to talk aboutadded Justin Trudeau, evoking in particular the themes of public transport and the environment.

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Quebec City Mayor Bruno Marchand thanked Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for his visit.

Photo: The Canadian Press / Jacques Boissinot

The Prime Minister is scheduled to go to the Garrison Circle this evening to participate in a fundraising activity for the Liberal Party of Canada.

The dock workers of Quebec have also been loudly welcoming the guests of this partisan activity since 5 p.m. to draw attention to the lockout which has now lasted for more than 600 days.

It is essential that Mr. Trudeau understands that the absence of anti-scab legislation causes victimssays Stéphane Arsenault, president of the Union of Longshoremen of the Port of Quebec.

The Trudeau government tabled an anti-scab bill in November 2023, but the text has not yet been adopted. In the event of a lockout or strike, federal employers can therefore continue to call on replacement workers to continue their activities.

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Stéphane Arsenault, president of the Port of Quebec Longshoremen’s Union

Photo: Radio-Canada

scabs come in every day, there are no words to describe it”,”text”:”People lost their homes, their families. Families are broken, we even had a death, it’s very hard. To see the scabs coming in every day, there are no words to describe it”}}”>People lost their homes, their families. Families are broken, we even had a death, it’s very hard. To see the scabs coming in every day, there are no words to describe itdenounces Stéphane Arsenault.

On , Justin Trudeau will participate in a press briefing to formalize the purchase of the Quebec bridge by the federal government. According to our information, the century-old infrastructure will be purchased for the symbolic sum of one dollar from Canadian .

More details to come

With information from Pierre-Alexandre Bolduc

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