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Caucus Today: Cabinet Minister and Philippe Couillard

caucus today: He takes over from Philippe Couillard, the outgoing premier who resigned his seat and quit as party leader Thursday, according to CTV. Couillard's departure followed a resounding Liberal election defeat Monday at the hands of Francois Legault's Coalition Avenir Quebec. Arcand was chosen by the party's caucus today to lead the Opposition in the legislature. Arcand, first elected in 2007, is a former cabinet minister representing the Montreal riding of Mont-Royal-Outremont. He says details of the race to find a permanent leader will be finalized in the coming months. ( As reported in the news.