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Minute Speech: Quebec and Power Monday

minute speech: It is a fundamental democratic principle, according to CTV. The message seemed squarely aimed at Francois Legault's Coalition Avenir Quebec, which swept to power Monday on a platform promising a hard line on religious symbols in the public service and immigration. The majority does not have all the rights, and those that it exercises must be compensated by a protection of those of minorities, he said in the foyer of the national assembly in Quebec City. It was toward the end of Couillard's roughly 10-minute speech, that he said he wanted to speak about our freedoms. They are contained in the Quebec and Canadian charters of rights and freedoms. Over the course of our 400 years of history, we have defended them, sometimes to the point of ultimate sacrifice, he said. ( As reported in the news.