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This isn’t the first time the PQ caravan has taken a field trip outside of Quebec during the campaign. (Photo: The Canadian Press)
The Parti Québécois (PQ) caravan continued its campaign outside of Quebec to hammer out its message of independence. The PQ leader made a stop in Ottawa to list the rejections François Legault faced in the face of the federal government.
Paul St-Pierre Plamondon appeared before the federal parliament on Thursday morning, surrounded by his candidates from the Outaouais region. On his right two plaques with about twenty demands of the Coalition avenir Québec addressed to Ottawa.
“For the past four years, CAQ’s doctrine has been to make big profits in Canada. This is literally what we promised and what is in their document entitled “A New Nationalist Project in Canada,” he affirmed.
However, $6 billion in health care transfers, the application of Bill 101 to federal chartered businesses, immigration powers, and the unified tax return were all opposed by Justin Trudeau. , the PQ leader said, among other things.
He urged Quebec voters to move from “renters” to “owners.”
This isn’t the first time the PQ caravan has taken a field trip outside of Quebec during the campaign. In 2018, then-PQ leader Jean-François Lisée took to the steps of Ottawa’s legislature to raise the specter of independence and denounce Quebec’s not getting its fair share of investment and spending.
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