Shadow cabinet: Pascal Bérubé becomes parliamentary leader of the Parti Québécois

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Phantom Cabinet: Pascal Bérubé becomes parliamentary leader of the Parti Québécois

Parti Québécois leader Paul St-Pierre Plamondon with Matane-Matapédia MP Pascal Bérubé at their swearing-in ceremony. The latter was named parliamentary leader in the shadow cabinet of the PQ.

The MP for Matane-Matapédia, Pascal Bérubé, will succeed Joël Arseneau in the role of parliamentary leader of the PQ. PQ opposition.

Former parliamentary leader, Mr. Bérubé will also have to challenge the Legault government on all issues relating to identity, namely the French language, secularism and immigration, as well as those related to regional development.

The leader of the Parti québécois (PQ), Paul St-Pierre Plamondon, elected last October 3 in Camille-Laurin, announced the composition of his shadow cabinet on Friday.

Since only three deputies were elected under the PQ banner, each will have to combine a large number of responsibilities.

The leader has kept economic issues to himself , finance, public administration and Canadian relations.

The Member of Parliament for the Magdalen Islands, Joël Arseneau, will have to defend the file of the environment and climate change, transportation, seniors, housing, family and international relations, among others.

The next session will begin on November 29. Until then, the PQ opposition will not be idle, because it will have to fight two battles head on: to convince the three other parties represented in the Assembly to recognize it as a parliamentary group with all the privileges in terms of financing and speaking rights, even if it does not qualify, according to the rules in force; find a way to sit, even if the three chosen ones refused to take the oath to King Charles III, an obligation to take a seat in the Blue Room.

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