Lawrence Bergman

Controversial Quebec Health Minister Hears from Jewish Community Reps

Quebec Confidential July 24, 2017 MONTREAL- Nobody can argue against the statement that David Birnbaum has done excellent work in making improvements for the Jewish community in Montreal as the de facto Quebec Minister responsible. This is a title I awarded his predecessor, Lawrence Bergman, when he served as the Liberal Member of the National Assembly for D’Arcy McGee. Birnbaum …

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Noted Jewish Community Members Recognized with D’Arcy-McGee Citizenship Medals

Quebec Confidential June 23, 2017 When David Birnbaum became the Quebec Member of the National Assembly for the riding of D’Arcy-McGee, he was excited to learn that he had the privilege to bestow medals to other members of the community. D’Arcy-McGee encompasses the mainly Jewish suburbs of Côte Saint-Luc, Hampstead and parts of NDG. Under …

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Who Will Win in the PQ Leadership Race? Cloutier or Lisée?

If a provincial election were held today in Quebec, Premier Philippe Couillard’s Liberals would likely be back in office with another majority government. It’s not that the Liberals are doing so well. They only lead the polls by default since there won’t be another vote in Quebec for two years. But the opposition Parti-Québecois will …

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