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December

2009-12-18 Québec hails the government of Alberta’s decision to clarify the constitutionality of the federal plan to regulate securities
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2009-12-18 The Minister of Finance of Québec speaks on issues to be discussed at the Whitehorse conference
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2009-12-14 Pre-budget consultations, 2010-2011: The Advisory Committee on the Economy and Public Finances Tables Its First Document
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2009-12-11 Indexing of Québec’s Tax System for 2010: Information Document Tabled
| Press Release | Document |

2009-12-10 The Québec government announces changes to the investment tax credit and tax assistance for the resource regions
| Press release | Sheets | Bulletin | Maps |

2009-12-03 Québec Tightens Regulation of the Financial Sector
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2009-12-01 Québec Leads the Way Regarding Business Corporation Legislation
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November

2009-11-27 Temporary Increase in the Lodging Tax in the Montréal Tourist Region
| Press release | Bulletin |

2009-11-17 Pre-budget consultations, 2010-2011: Membership of the Advisory Committee on the Economy and Public Finances
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2009-11-12 Québec plans to tighten up the regulation of the financial sector
| Press release | Technical sheet |

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October

2009-10-29 Greater Possibility for Cooperatives to Pay Rebates as Preferred Units and Other Fiscal Measures
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2009-10-27 The government is adding $800 million to its action plan to support the economy
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2009-10-27 The future: sound public finances to protect our values
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2009-10-27 Québec’s public finances are holding up well
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2009-10-20 2008-2009 Public Accounts : Results Consistent with Forecasts
| Press release | Public Accounts : Volume 1 - Volume 2

2009-10-15 Québec Reiterates Its Firm Opposition to the Federal Government’s Intrusion
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2009-10-15 Québec Steps Up the Fight Against Aggressive Tax Planning Schemes
| Press release | Synthesis | Information Bulletin |

2009-10-07 Major reform of the Companies Act
| Press release | Appendices | Expert committee |

2009-10-02 The government reiterates its decision not to inject more public money into horse racing and will announce one-time assistance to horse breeders
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September

2009-09-28 Securities Passport : One-Stop Market Access Is Now a Reality
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2009-09-24 Public Finances : The Minister of Finance Advises Caution
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2009-09-13 Measures to combat financial fraud, misappropriation of funds and corruption
| Press release | Annexes |

2009-09-03 The Government Will Balance Québec's Budget in 2013-2014 : Bill 40 Must Be Passed Quickly
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July

2009-07-08 Reference to the Appeal Court of Québec to Protect Québec’s Jurisdiction Over Securities
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June

2009-06-23 Eligibility of Reprinted Books for the Tax Credit for Book Publishing and Other Fiscal Measures
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2009-06-22 Securities regulation: Québec Intends to Do Everything Possible to Protect Its Jurisdiction
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2009-06-16 Return to Balanced Budgets by 2013-2014: Fostering Rigorous and Transparent Management of Public Finances
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2009-06-12 Québec is Positioning Itself as a Film Industry Leader: Enhancement of a tax credit to encourage the filming in Québec of foreign productions
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May

2009-05-26 The Minister of Finance Announces Measures to Improve Transparency, Accountability and Governance at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
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2009-05-22 The Minister of Finance expects a constructive discussion on the coordination of economic recovery measures
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2009-05-22 Canada-Quebec Partnership on Infrastructure: Accelerated funding to create jobs and stimulate the economy
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2009-05-14 Financial institutions : Proposed amendments to the legislation on financial services cooperatives
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2009-05-13 Amendments to the Balanced Budget Act : Managing public finances with rigor and transparency
| Press release |

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April

2009-04-21 2008 Annual Report of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
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2009-04-08 Monique Jérôme-Forget Leaves Politics
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2009-04-03 Compensation for GST Harmonization: the Minister of Finance Welcomes the Federal Government’s Openness
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March

2009-03-27 Federal Compensation for Ontario’s Harmonization With the GST: the Minister of Finance Demands Fair Treatment for Québec
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2009-03-19 Press Release No. 4 - 2009-2010 Budget: Making Québec a world leader in clean energy and the environment
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2009-03-19 Press Release No. 5 - 2009-2010 Budget: Creation of a new stock savings plan
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2009-03-19 Press Release No. 3 - 2009-2010 Budget: Ensuring social development and continuing to invest in health and education
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2009-03-19 Press Release No. 2 - 2009-2010 Budget: Unprecedented effort to protect jobs
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2009-03-19 Press Release No. 1 - 2009-2010 Budget: Protecting jobs and preparing for recovery
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2009-03-19 Press Release No. 6 - 2009-2010 Budget: A vigorous plan to restore budget balance
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2009-03-13 MEDIA INVITATION: Lock-Up: Tabling of the 2009-2010 Budget
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2009-03-08 Conclusion of prebudget consultations and announcement of the tabling of the 2009-2010 Budget
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2009-03-06 Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec : The Minister of Finance invites the opposition parties to question her on Friday, March 13, 2009
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2009-03-05 Appointment of the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
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February

2009-02-26 “Standard & Poor’s Confirms the Danger of Politicizing the Caisse de dépôt et placement” - Monique Jérôme-Forget
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2009-02-25 Disappointing performance by the Caisse de dépôt et placement: the Minister of Finance wants the Caisse’s management to explain the results before a parliamentary committee
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2009-02-20 The Government Withdraws from the Reorganization Plan of Attractions Hippiques
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2009-02-13 2009-2010 Prebudget Consultations : Supporting Jobs and Preparing for the Recovery
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2009-02-10 Monique Jérôme-Forget Extends the Period of Consultation on Aggressive Tax Planning
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2009-02-08 The Québec government formally denies the information released by Radio-Canada concerning the firing of first vice-presidents of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
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2009-02-05 Maximum Withdrawal Limit Under the Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) Raised to $25 000
| Press release | Bulletin d'information |

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January

2009-01-30 Launch of a consultation on Aggressive Tax Planning
| Press release | Discussion paper |

2009-01-30 The Receiver’s Proposal Regarding Attractions Hippiques: a Significant Reduction in the Gaming Offering
| Press release |

2009-01-22 Changes to Equalization: the Minister of Finance Releases a Letter Addressed to the Federal Minister of Finance, Jim Flaherty
| Press release | Appendix |

2009-01-16 Changes to the Equalization Formula: The Minister of Finance Sets the Record Straight
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2009-01-14 Monique Jérôme-Forget Announces a Refundable Tax Credit for Home Improvement And Renovation
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2009-01-14 Monique Jérôme-Forget Announces Additional Actions to Stimulate Québec’s Economy
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2009-01-13 Québec Will Continue to Oppose Any Federal Interference in Securities Regulation
| Press release |

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