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Quebecers are écoeurés, disgusted

The whole system of government and how the people we elect actually discharge responsibilities have made voters fed up

QUÉBEC CITY--What, you may ask, might possess a voter in The Distinct Society to turn to the Bloc Québécois come voting day, even though he or she may not be in favour of sovereignty? The question is an important one because the current level of popularity for Bloc Québécois Leader Gilles Duceppe and his gang is actually not much more than an indication of the weakness of all the other guys, especially the Liberals. A mere few months ago, the BQ was in deep trouble, even though support for sovereignty remained relatively strong. They were losing partisans by the bucket full and they looked like an old, tired party in search of a raison d'être.

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Quebecers are écoeurés, disgusted

The whole system of government and how the people we elect actually discharge responsibilities have made voters fed up

QUÉBEC CITY--What, you may ask, might possess a voter in The Distinct Society to turn to the Bloc Québécois come voting day, even though he or she may not be in favour of sovereignty? The question is an important one because the current level of popularity for Bloc Québécois Leader Gilles Duceppe and his gang is actually not much more than an indication of the weakness of all the other guys, especially the Liberals. A mere few months ago, the BQ was in deep trouble, even though support for sovereignty remained relatively strong. They were losing partisans by the bucket full and they looked like an old, tired party in search of a raison d'être.

  

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Monday, February 2, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Book of Negroes screening on Parliament Hill Jan. 27, 2015

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Copies of Lawrence Hill's book, Book of Negroes.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Aunjanue Ellis, star of Book of Negroes.

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