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Political defections hit Quebec and Ottawa

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On the Quebec provincial front, François Rebello who was elected an MNA for the Parti Québecois in LaPrairie has switched to the newly-minted Coalition Avenir Québec under Leader François Legault. His defection increases the CAQ's representation in the National Assembly. 

 

120110_1j2q3_lise-st-denis1_8.jpgLise St-Denis was elected as an MP for the riding of St-Maurice-Champlain, part of the NDP's orange wave in Quebec during the last federal election in May, 2011.

She announced Tuesday morning in Ottawa that she was leaving to join the Bob Rae Liberals.

 

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