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PQ Chief Paul St-Pierre Plamondon will run in Montreal’s Bourget driving in 2022

Parti Québécois Leader Paul St-Pierre Plamondon.


Bourget was a Parti Québécois stronghold from 1994 till 2018.

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Parti Québécois Chief Paul St-Pierre Plamondon says he has chosen his driving for the following common election: Bourget, in Montreal’s east finish.

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St-Pierre Plamondon made the announcement throughout his interview Sunday on Radio-Canada’s Tout le monde en parle discuss present.

Bourget was a Parti Québécois stronghold, being held by the social gathering uninterrupted from 1994 till 2018, when the Coalition Avenir Québec’s Richard Campeau narrowly defeated PQ incumbent Maka Kotto.

Bourget covers the Mercier district, from Dickson St. to the border with Montréal-Est. It’s certainly one of solely two ridings on the island of Montreal held by the CAQ (neighbouring Pointe-aux-Trembles is the opposite).

St-Pierre Plamondon, who declined to run in a coming byelection in Longueuil’s Marie-Victorin driving, was elected PQ chief in 2020. He doesn’t have a seat within the Nationwide Meeting, having misplaced to the CAQ’s Marguerite Blais within the Prévost driving in 2018.

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He famous Bourget is the previous driving of Camille Laurin, the daddy of Quebec’s language legislation below the federal government of René Lévesque.

“The battle for the French language occurs in Montreal,” St-Pierre Plamondon mentioned. “The Parti Québécois must be current for the development to alter.”

The PQ holds seven of the 125 seats within the Nationwide Meeting, and none are on the island of Montreal.

Man Nantel, who misplaced the management race to St-Pierre Plamondon, would be the PQ’s candidate in Marie-Victorin, a driving previously held by Catherine Fournier, who was elected mayor of Longueuil in November. Fournier was elected with the PQ in 2018 and left the social gathering dissatisfied over its inaction on sovereignty.



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