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On Tuesday, Liberal MP André Fortin attacked the CAQ's record on transportation projects. Stung, the Minister of Transport, François Bonnardel, did not fail to return the courtesy to his predecessor: "For a former Minister of Transport of the Outaouais who was not even able to deliver his own [highway ] 50 to his fellow citizens, we will come back for the lessons, ”he retorted.
And, in defense of Mr. Bonnardel, Mr. Fortin had just criticized the government for not having delivered projects that could not be realized in a single mandate, such as the possible tunnel between Quebec and Lévis.
This is the approximate number of women who die each year worldwide due to unsafe abortion, according to figures revealed by the United Nations (UN) last March. The vast majority of these deaths occur in low-income countries, about 60% in Africa and 30% in Asia. Laws restricting or criminalizing abortion and the high cost of obtaining it are among the reasons why some women turn to clandestine procedures.