Here are the hot topics that marked the week.
Prime Minister François Legault defended himself minutes before noon on Monday for a tweet published five hours earlier, in which he seemed to romanticize Catholicism while his government preaches for secularism.
It was the turn of the Hydro-Québec web page to be decommissioned on Thursday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s site was still struggling after a cyberattack on Tuesday. These cyberattacks are claimed by the pro-Russian hacker group NoName. Other Quebec and Canadian companies were added to the long list of victims on Thursday.
The future of the abortion pill in the United States will be decided before the Supreme Court: the Biden administration announced Thursday that it would seize the temple of law to challenge the restrictions on access to this pill, decided a few hours earlier by a Court of Appeal.
The Trudeau Foundation has tried “repeatedly” to return a controversial check to a Chinese donor, but has come up against a closed door: the issuing company’s head office is in a decrepit – and deserted – estate located in Dorval. The contract formalizing this donation, which La Presse obtained, was signed on behalf of the foundation in 2016 by Alexandre Trudeau, brother of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Considered an extremely lucrative holiday, the Easter weekend was instead synonymous with financial losses of tens of thousands of dollars for restaurants without electricity due to the ice storm.
Within a month, five new Celine Dion songs will be heard in the full soundtrack of James Strouse’s romantic comedy Love Again, which hits theaters May 12.