Election Tuesday: Parti Quebecois and News Conference
election tuesday: We are a pragmatic party, according to Toronto Star. Quebec Premier-designate Fran ois Legault leaves after speaking to the media the day after winning the provincial election Tuesday. I am a pragmatic guy, Legault said at his first news conference since his Coalition Avenir Quebec won 74 of the province's 125 ridings. Legault says his party will stick to the controversial promises they made during their campaign. But the first provincial government since the 1960s to be neither Liberal nor Parti Quebecois will be strongly nationalist with a focus on the Quebec identity issues that helped bring it to power. Ryan Remiorz / THE CANADIAN PRESS He said he wants to build a strong Quebec inside Canada and to reduce Quebec's dependence on equalization payments from the federal government. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.