Bloc Chief Yves-François Blanchet Scores 97.25 % in Confidence Vote

Bloc Québécois Chief Yves-François Blanchet scored 97.25 p.c in a confidence vote at his get together’s nationwide conference on Saturday.

It was the primary check of his management since Blanchet was acclaimed chief of the sovereigntist get together in January 2019.

Beneath Blanchet, the get together has received 32 seats in again to again federal elections in 2019 and 2021.

Throughout a speech earlier within the day, Blanchet sought to carry collectively all sovereigntists within the totally different events, describing his get together as a one-stop store for all sovereigntists however insisting the Parti Québécois was the get together’s “important car in Quebec.”

The members adopted a proposal to that impact, recognizing the Bloc’s position is to carry separatists of all stripes below one roof whereas recognizing its historic hyperlinks to the PQ, whose chief, Paul St-Pierre Plamondon, addressed the conference on Friday.

Greater than 100 proposals are up for debate throughout the conference which can wrap up on Sunday in Drummondville, Que., about 100 kilometres northeast of Montreal.

Originally posted 2023-05-21 05:19:46.