by Eric Duhaime
Who is Captain Canada this time around?
The question is relevant now that Pierre Karl Peladeau has jumped into the ring as Captain Quebec, the champion of separatists.
The April 7 election will mark an important step towards another referendum if the Parti Quebecois wins a majority of seats.
When Quebecers are asked who will lead the No campaign, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s name comes first. As the son of Pierre, he is an easy and obvious choice. But is he the right one?
A guy who answers with a hockey joke when questioned about the political crisis in Ukraine should make federalists nervous about Trudeau as their spokesman. Let’s also remember Trudeau is the one who said in the recent past that he’d rather live in a separate Quebec than a Canada led by Stephen Harper. Read more…