My Take: By Michael Boriero

By Michael Boriero
My Take: By Michael Boriero

A few things stuck out to me following Legault’s cabinet announcement today.
An established MNA will preside over relations with English-speaking Quebecers. Roberge moves on from education to focus on the French language. But he is replaced by a divisive and controversial political figure in Drainville. And a first-time MNA takes on immigration.
Legault is clearly trying to mend a tattered relationship with the English-speaking community. We’ll see where this takes us, though. After all, he still imposed several unpopular bills, despite pushback from the English-speaking community. And adding Drainville to the mix doesn’t help.
The former PQ minister and radio host has been vocal about banning religious symbols in the public sector. He is responsible for introducing the controversial Quebec Charter of Values. Needless to say, we will need to keep an eye on these ministers; some old, some new.

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