Sep 2, 2022 • 34M

Episode #58: The Quebec writ drops

Philippe J. Fournier joins me to chat about the first week of the Quebec election campaign.

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Éric Grenier
Hosted by Éric Grenier, The Writ podcast explores the world of elections and politics in Canada.
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On Sunday, François Legault officially kicked off his re-election campaign in Quebec. Voters will be going to the polls on October 3 in an election that is Legault’s to lose.

But despite his party’s big lead in the polls, there’s still a lot at stake in this election campaign. The Coalition Avenir Québec needs to avoid any mistakes that could get in the way of a victory while the old governing parties, the Liberals and Parti Québécois, need to avoid catastrophe.

Québec Solidaire and the Conservatives, meanwhile, are looking to make a lasting impression.

Joining me this week, and for every week for the rest of the campaign, is Philippe J. Fournier of Starting next week, Philippe will join me for subscriber-only bonus episodes, but he’s here this week to break down the first days of this campaign.

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