Quebec to Rebut Marois Style Hate Politics in Election Today by Jamie Gilcig

Pauline_Marois1CFN – Quebec goes to the polls today and it’s looking like Pauline Marois will be retired by the Province.     Many  are asking what the PQ truly represents anymore?   They can’t be a party of the Left when they bring in Pierre Karl Peladeau of Quebecor, can they?   They can’t be a Party of the Right even though older Soverignists, and many in Quebec tend to be by nature more Conservative; and certainly pot clanging students are not on the Right.

They aren’t about the Environment, nor the economy.  They can’t be about good government and lack of corruption as no government really ever lives up to that gem.   No, as PKP’s entrance to the PQ showed they are a one trick pony.

Essentially when the only other option in Quebec, the Liberals, really screw up , the PQ find a way into power; but deep down Quebecer’s don’t want to leave Canada.

However every time this weird conundrum occurs all of Canada suffers.  By not having a proper alternative to the Liberals in Quebec the entire country pays the price of the instability that the PQ impact as confidence in the Canadian dollar and Quebec economy falter when the PQ are in power.

While the government will change today, most likely the politics will not.   That’s something only Quebecer’s can truly do.   Outside of Montreal and Quebec City itself Quebec has become a homogenized world that embraces many of the values of the despised Quebec charter.  Frankly that’s always been and pretty much always will be; like most parts of Eastern Ontario where you don’t see a lot of diversity either.

As an ex-Quebecer I get asked if I’d ever return; move back to Montreal, and frankly the odds of that happening are pretty slim.  Forty years of Xenophobic language laws have eroded what was Montreal.    The only glimmer is that the movement to have Montreal become a City State are slowing growing as more people want to move forward from Language politics.  Ultimately that’s the only true solution for what was once a great city.

In the meanwhile, buh bye Pauline.   Thanks for nothing but causing hate and divisiveness in a great Province.   As you’ve seen it’s far easier to rip things down than build them up.

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  1. Interesting that the sovereigntist party got into trouble for discussing sovereignty.

  2. I agree Jamie. Time for the people to wise up and toss Marois and the PQ out on their asses. The PQ is a one trick pony and the residents of Quebec are tired of their act. How many times does a referendum have to be rejected before the PQ gets the message?

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    Hugger that is the raison d^etre of the PQ.

  4. We have a group going “English Canadian Quebecers rant here”

    Lots of people joined and and lots of posts… no fun being a mod though 🙂

  5. I think we all knew that Marios was toast, but she’s seriously burnt toast.

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    ouchy scortchy bottom toast

  7. Time for the PQ to regroup, elect a moderate (and smarter) leader, and sit on their thumbs for the next four years.

  8. Hopefully the Quebec people’s wishes will be respected. They’ve had two referendums and both were rejected. I think it’s time for no more. The people have spoken.

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    You mean like PKP?

  10. What are you talking about? It’s the government, in this case the PQ government, that was putting forward the values charter and language charter and separation, not the people, so the politics was what was coming from the government – the people have been ever unchanging – always no to separation, and while they may have agreed in principle to the values charter, I don’t thing there has ever been a loud cry for it, this was all manipulation of the PQ to create winning conditions – the reason they never win – the history of Quebec shows mostly Liberal Red – is because of their divisive politics. And anyway you don’t have anything to say since you don’t get to vote, thank you very much!

  11. @Admin…..PKP needs to just go away and do what he does best.

    @Peter Machado. Agreed I didn’t get to vote. But I have an interest in Canada. Quebec is part of my Canada. The PQ shot themselves in the foot by bringing out the supposed charter of values and seperation talk yet again. The people of Quebec have soundly rejected the PQ and their vision of Quebec. Hopefully the will of the people will be observed and the seperation talk can be buried for good and we can get back to regular programming.

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