According to the chief Caquist, François Legault, the possible gains for his party are numerous in the region of Quebec compared to the last elections.
“In 2014, there was an almost referendum election [in the Quebec City region] that was difficult for the CAQ. Everything changed with the election of Geneviève Guilbaut in Louis-Hébert last fall. We feel that the people of Quebec want a change, “he said.
For Mr. Legault, the fight in the Quebec City region will be one to two between the CAQ and the Liberal Party of Quebec, a fight between the “status quo” and “change”.
Warmly welcomed by his activists, François Legault presented his candidate in Montmorency, Jean-François Simard, with whom he has already sat in the office of Prime Minister Bernard Landry.
From the outset, Mr. Simard flayed the Liberal Party which, according to him, is unclear about the construction of a third link. “The people of Montmorency tell me about the third link. They want it, “said the one who already represented Montmorency from 1998 to 2003.
If the CAQ takes power, the construction of a third link will be launched, then promised Mr. Legault.
“It’s possible in four years to look at different scenarios, bridge or tunnel, make plans, bid and start building. When you look at the last four years, nothing has been done, “he said.
Sylvain Lévesque in Chauveau
Then, in Chauveau, the former Caquist MP, Sylvain Lévesque, will again be a candidate. He will try to dislodge the current Minister Responsible for Transport, Véronyque Tremblay.
Mr. Lévesque promises to set up a superclinic for Chauveau, a promise that was broken, he says, by the current Minister of Health, Gaétan Barrette. “We need neighborhood services in the north sector of Quebec City. We do not have it, “he said.
The election campaign will be officially launched on August 30th.