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Duceppe led the Bloc to victory in just 10 of Quebec's 78 ridings in Monday's federal election and saw the party's share of the popular vote drop to below 20 per cent.
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After winning a mere four seats in 2011, the Bloc won or was leading in 10 ridings, just two off the magic number of 12.
The federal Liberal brand was rehabilitated Monday as the party picked up its highest number of seats in the province since the 1980s.
Eleven weeks later, here we are.
"I believe that the other three parties - which I call the 'Bloc Canada' - are basically the same on many, many issues."
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Duceppe believes the tight three-way battle shaping up between the Bloc, Liberals, and NDP for the province's francophone vote could benefit his party on Oct. 19.
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The NDP appears to be losing steam, the Liberals are holding steady, and support for the Conservatives is on the rise.
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"We are always happy to see nations make progress in their quest to become countries.''
Since 1993 there were five elections, none of which were determined by Quebec's participation. None. The Quebecois vote has been meaningless federally for a long time. In 2011 Harper had only five members elected in Quebec, having had 10 in each of the previous two elections, and he still obtained a strong majority.
In a strange way sovereignists share in the shame over Harper's Canada and want to react against it. As a result, they have decided to support the NDP instead of the Bloc, if the latest polls are any indication. And there's the rub, because that support seems completely illogical, and provides federalists with a potential political trap they will quickly spring against sovereignists.If the sovereignist vote for the NDP translates into a loss for Gilles Duceppe and the Bloc Québécois, we'll end up with only federalist parties and MPs in Ottawa.