Pierre Curzi
Canadian politician
Pierre Curzi
Pierre Curzi is an actor, screenwriter and politician in Quebec, Canada. He is the Member of the National Assembly of Quebec (MNA) for the riding of Borduas in the Montérégie region south of Montreal. Elected under the Parti Québécois (PQ) banner, he now sits as an independent.
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Le député Pierre Curzi propose une nouvelle Charte de la langue française
The Huffington Post - almost 5 years
QUÉBEC - À défaut de renforcer la Loi 101, le français au Québec sera condamné à se marginaliser toujours davantage, selon le député indépendant <a class="fplink fp-222453" href="/Pierre+Curzi+1">Pierre Curzi</a>. L'ancien péquiste a invoqué «l'urgence d'agir», mardi, lorsqu'il a déposé à l'Assemblée nationale le projet de loi 593, qui modifie et élargit la portée des dispositions de la Charte de la langue française. Si elle était adoptée, la nouvelle Charte proposée par le député de Borduas interdirait notamment aux universités francophones d'offrir des formations complètes en anglais. Une telle interdiction toucherait l'École des hautes études commerciales (HEC) qui entend offrir, dès le mois de septembre, une maîtrise totalement en anglais. L'enseignement obligatoire en français serait également étendu au niveau collégial et la clause dérogatoire serait invoquée pour sceller le sort des écoles passerelles, ces établissements qui permettent à des élèves francophones et allophones ...
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Quebec celeb Pierre Curzi set to retire from politics - CTV.ca
Google News - almost 5 years
CTV.ca Quebec celeb <a class="fplink fp-222453" href="/Pierre+Curzi+1">Pierre Curzi</a> set to retire from politics CTV.ca QUEBEC — One of Quebec's best-known politicians announced Friday that he will retire rather than rejoin the Parti Quebecois. <a class="fplink fp-222453" href="/Pierre+Curzi+1">Pierre Curzi</a>, a famous actor, was considered the most prominent member of the PQ after he entered provincial politics in 2007. <a class="fplink fp-222453" href="/Pierre+Curzi+1">Pierre Curzi</a>: I'm leaving politicsMontreal Gazette Outspoken French language advocate <a class="fplink fp-222453" href="/Pierre+Curzi+1">Pierre Curzi</a> to resign from politicsGlobal Montreal Curzi drops out of provincial politicsCJAD all 24 news articles »
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Marois says PQ must unite to end internal crisis - CTV.ca
Google News - over 5 years
After that, five members bolted caucus in June, including heavyweights Pierre Curzi, former cabinet minister Louise Beaudoin and Lisette Lapointe, wife of former premier Jacques Parizeau. Critics of Marois&#39; go-slow approach to sovereignty,
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Marois slips even faster than the PQ - Montreal Gazette
Google News - over 5 years
In an interview last Friday on Montreal radio station 98,5 fm&#39;s Dutrizac l&#39;après-midi program, Pierre Curzi, who quit the caucus last June to sit as an independent, offered to return to the party and take over as leader if Marois stepped down first
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Curzi and Aussant would consider running for PQ leadership - CTV.ca
Google News - over 5 years
PQ defectors Pierre Curzi, left, and Jean-Martin Aussant, right, both confirmed that they&#39;d consider running for the PQ leadership were leader Pauline Marois to leave. Pierre Curzi and Jean-Martin Aussant confirmed that they would consider becoming
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The Globe and Mail - Globe and Mail
Google News - over 5 years
A recent Léger Marketing poll showed that Quebec&#39;s two most popular politicians are François Legault and Pierre Curzi. Mr. Legault, a former Parti Québécois minister, resigned his seat in 2009 but emerged this year as principal founder of a political
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Separatists rally against PQ - Montreal Gazette
Google News - over 5 years
Pierre Curzi waits for his turn at the mic during the founding meeting of splinter sovereigntist group, the Nouveau Movement Quebec (NMQ) in Ville St Laurent on Sunday, August 21, 2011
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Quebec sovereigntists endure harsh weekend - CBC.ca
Google News - over 5 years
Three ex-PQ politicians — Pierre Curzi, Lisette Lapointe and Jean-Martin Aussant — attended Sunday&#39;s sessions, while MNA Louise Beaudoin couldn&#39;t make it. All four broke with the party in June over its support of legislation to block lawsuits against
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A time for new ideas in Quebec politics - Montreal Gazette
Google News - over 5 years
And more recently, other high-profile PQ caucus members have left, including Lisette Lapointe (wife of former premier Jacques Parizeau), Pierre Curzi and Louise Beaudoin. Now they look ready to help endorse a new, more militant sovereignist entity,
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Québec Solidaire: An ally of the ruling elite - World Socialist Web Site
Google News - over 5 years
And in a further demonstration of the QS&#39;s proximity to the PQ and the sovereignty movement it leads, Québec Solidaire has not rejected the idea of an alliance with Pierre Curzi, a renegade PQ Member of the National Assembly
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Mes vacances, vos vacances… - leSoleil
Google News - over 5 years
Et voilà que sur le coup de midi, Pierre Curzi, Louise Beaudoin et Lisette Lapointe annoncent leur démission du PQ! Impossible de décrocher du boulot avec une telle nouvelle. J&#39;appelle mon patron, qui accepte gentiment… que je retarde mon départ de
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Faire autrement... comme avant - Cyberpresse
Google News - over 5 years
Quatre députés péquistes, Jean-MartinAussant, Lisette Lapointe, Louise Beaudoin et Pierre Curzi, qui ont claqué la porte du caucus péquiste, demanderont à l&#39;Assemblée nationale de recevoir une partie du budget de fonctionnement dont bénéficie leur
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Les démissionnaires du PQ veulent une part du budget du parti - Radio-Canada
Google News - over 5 years
Les députés Louise Beaudoin, Lisette Lapointe, Pierre Curzi, de même que M. Aussant, espèrent obtenir ces fonds afin de pouvoir, entre autres, engager des recherchistes. Ces ressources supplémentaires leur permettraient notamment de préparer leurs
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Immigration: Curzi juge la cible trop élevée - leSoleil
Google News - over 5 years
Selon Pierre Curzi, trop de personnes craignent d&#39;aborder le sujet des objectifs d&#39;immigration de peur de passer pour fermées aux immigrants. (Québec) Les souverainistes doivent absolument questionner la volonté du gouvernement Charest d&#39;accueillir 200
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Herby dans les coulisses - Cyberpresse
Google News - over 5 years
En début de semaine, toute l&#39;équipe de l&#39;émission matinale américaine a mangé à son nouveau restaurant, ouvert il ya quelques jours au 361, rue Saint-Paul Est. Pierre Curzi, Marie Tifo, Gilbert Sicotte et sa conjointe ont foulé cette semaine le tapis
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Pierre Curzi
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2010
    Age 64
    In September 2010, Curzi expressed on the television interview show Les Francs-tireurs his theory that there was a shortage of Francophone players on the National Hockey League team the Montreal Canadiens and that this was "damned well political" and the result of a federalist plot. On June 6, 2011, Curzi and caucus mates Louise Beaudoin and Lisette Lapointe resigned from the Parti Québécois to sit as independents over the PQ's acceptance of a bill changing the law to permit an agreement between the City of Québec and Quebecor Inc. concerning the construction of an arena in Quebec City.
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  • 2008
    Age 62
    He faced some criticism in 2008 as one of two MNAs, along with Daniel Turp, who endorsed a controversial petition opposing Paul McCartney's performance at Quebec City's 400th anniversary celebrations.
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  • 2007
    Age 61
    Curzi was forced to apologize and retract a statement he made in October 2007 during a radio interview that appeared to suggest that a sovereign Quebec would have "more teeth" and could potentially remove the voting rights of Quebec's English-speaking community living on Montreal's West Island.
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    Curzi entered politics when he announced his candidacy for the riding of Borduas in the 2007 provincial elections, following the retirement of Jean-Pierre Charbonneau.
    More Details Hide Details He defeated the Action démocratique du Québec's Claude Gauthier by over 2,000 votes. He was later named the PQ critic for culture, communications and language.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1946
    Age 0
    Born on February 11, 1946.
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