I have a lot of respect for Rene Levesque – the first PQ premier of Quebec. He was intellectually honest, and he respected democracy. Certainly if you compare him with today’s crop of separatists, he’s a giant. But this isn’t about me. It’s about the millions of Quebecers who consider him a political hero. Why are they allowing this to happen?
De nombreux visiteurs se rendent tous les jours à la maison natale de l’ancien premier ministre René Lévesque, située à New Carlisle. Mais selon plusieurs, ce lieu reconnu monument historique national est en piteux état.
My translation: Numerous people visit Rene Levesque’s childhood house in New Carlisle every day. According to many, the house is in a pitiful state despite being an official heritage site.
The current owner believes it would cost about $250,000 to bring the house up to proper standards. The building was designated a heritage site in 1995.