The format of a My Take is 150 words – no more, no less – to express an opinion on a different topic each week. This week’s topic was elections.
The electoral campaign has been a nasty affair, full of hateful messaging, anti-immigration rhetoric, backstabbing, stealing, threatening behaviour, and the inevitable apologies that follow.
Although the CAQ is out there continuously stirring up divisiveness, offering dangerous takes on immigration, language rights, and inclusion, they remain a popular choice for Quebecers.
This isn’t exactly head scratching news. The rest of the field, while interesting and combative, have left much to be desired. Folks are screaming for change, but the leadership lacks trust.
While once a shocking election result, the CAQ are on their way to another victory, cruising towards the finish line. I’m worried about the damage that will be done in the next four
They’ve already shown their willingness to use the notwithstanding clause, and that won’t change. We’re in store for more handcuffing legislation. But sure, let’s resort to stealing candidate pamphlets.