Quebec Premier Francois Legault’s cabinet reshuffle on Monday saw Nadine Girault replace Simon Jolin-Barrette as an immigration minister. Girault, already the Minister of International Relations, will combine her current role by taking charge at the Ministry of Immigration, Francisation and Integration (MIFI). It brings to an end a turbulent period for Jolin-Barrette since the Coalition
Quebec Premier François Legault is looking at ways to give asylum seekers working in the province’s care homes a pathway to permanent residence. Government care homes – known as CHSLDs – are Quebec’s front line in the coronavirus pandemic, seeing thousands of cases and many deaths as a staffing crisis emerged in March and April.