There are less glaring red lines between the various Quebec parties than between their New Brunswick counterparts.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured with Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard in Ottawa on Oct. 3, 2017, at the First Ministers' meeting. Quebecers go to the polls on Monday, Oct. 1. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Is Quebec about to follow in New Brunswick’s footsteps and become the second province to hold a fall election that fails to sort out which party will run its government for the next few years?
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'