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Party platforms: where does each party stand on mental health?

Bloc Québécois

The Bloc Québécois currently hold 10 seats in the House of Commons and are led by Yves-François Blanchet. 

You can find your federal riding here and the Bloc Québécois here

You can read the full ​Bloc Québécois platform here.

  • Mental Health & Health Care

    If elected, the Bloc Québécois plan to: 

    • Continue to fight for more robust health care transfers to Quebec

    • Reevaluate the current drug-pricing system to lower the cost of drugs 

    • Create a federal tax credit for caregivers



    The state of our mental health is connected to what’s going on in the world around us. We can be hugely affected by things like our working conditions, our ability to make rent, intergenerational trauma, or the security of our planet. Click below to see where the Bloc Québécois stand on each issue.

  • Climate
    • Meet the Paris agreement targets, which includes cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 30% below 2005 levels by 2030

    • Oppose the construction of pipelines and investment in fossil fuel projects—it has pledged to eliminate subsidies to the fossil fuel industry within 100 days of the election

    • Sell the TransMountain pipeline

  • Labour
    • Introduce a tax credit for recent graduates and immigrants who accept work in rural areas of Quebec

    • Oppose the sale of Quebec businesses to any forign companies 

    • Transfer responsibility of  the temporary forign worker program to Quebec

  • Indigenous Rights
    • Implement the full United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 

    • Work to ensure that Indigenous people in Canada have  administrative authority over their cultural, educational and justice programs