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Pauline Marois: Government and Re-Election Ammunition

pauline marois: Indeed, Trudeau's predecessors were often expected to go the extra mile to try to prevent the advent of a sovereigntist government in Quebec, according to Toronto Star. As recently as four years ago, then-prime minister Stephen Harper implored his opposition rivals and the other premiers to avoid providing Pauline Marois's PQ minority government with referendum and re-election ammunition. From Ottawa's perspective, the defeat of a federalist government in Quebec was considered a bigger national concern than any regime change in Ontario for the better part of four decades. Things are strikingly different this year. Its referendum plans are on the backburner until at least 2022. Article Continued Below The Parti Qu b cois is running in third place. ( As reported in the news.