Legault Says, 'I'm Doing My Best' But Admits He's 'Not Perfect'

The premier responded to questions about changing rules in recent weeks.
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Legault Says, 'I'm Doing My Best' But Admits He's 'Not Perfect'

Whether or not Premier François Legault's credibility has diminished in recent weeks is up for debate but Quebec's leader wants you all to know that he's "doing his best" when it comes to managing the pandemic.

Like "all Quebecers," said the premier on Thursday, he's "not perfect."

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"Quebecers, they see that I do my best," said Legault, "but when we need to make some adjustments, I'm doing that very fast."

Legault faced some heat after announcing several changes to mask rules at the beginning of the month, mandating that people needed to wear masks outdoors if they can't maintain a two-metre distance. But on April 14, Legault wrote a lengthy Facebook post that backtracked on the outdoor mask rules.

Legault also didn't pull his punches when criticizing his political opposition at the National Assembly and said that "the opposition doesn't respect public health, they don't believe what public health is saying."

Legault Elaborated On The Quebec Tax For The Unvaccinated

The 600,000 unvaccinated people will receive a call from the government.

Premier François Legault recently announced that unvaccinated Quebecers are going to be charged a "significant" fee if they refuse to get at least their first dose in the next few weeks unless they have a medical reason not to.

On Sunday, January 16, Legault appeared on the Quebec TV show on Tout le monde en parle to discuss the new "health contribution" that non-vaccinated adults will be required to pay.

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The City Of Toronto Might Help Fund A Legal Battle Against Quebec's Bill 21

Toronto Mayor John Tory is asking the city council to help fight the law in court.

In the latest turn of events in the mounting national opposition to Quebec's controversial Bill 21, Toronto Mayor John Tory said that Toronto's city council will vote on a motion to help fund legal battles against the law, which bans many public servants from wearing religious symbols while performing their duties.

Tory also voiced his personal opposition to Bill 21 in a statement published on Twitter. "I continue to be opposed to Quebec's Bill 21. Today, I will ask City Council to help fund the legal fight against Bill 21," the mayor wrote.

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At a press conference on Thursday, Premier François Legault, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and several other government representatives announced huge new investments into Canada's aerospace industry. These investments are set to create "more than 1,000" high-paying jobs in Quebec and the rest of Canada. 

"The projects announced today are tangible platforms for creating exciting jobs," Aéro Montréal explained in a press release

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Mayor Valérie Plante announced Thursday that Montreal will host free screenings of the Stanley Cup Final with the Montreal Canadiens and the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Quartier des Spectacles beginning with Game 3 on Friday, July 2.

"For several days now, we have been working hard to find solutions to offer Montrealers places to gather, while respecting the health measures in force in order to watch the matches of the Montreal Canadiens for free," the mayor said in a press release

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