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Oct 15, 2007 Quickie Link: Ex-PQ Leader Boisclair Quitting Politics
By vanrozenheim

(Canada) - Former Parti Quebecois leader Andre Boisclair will announce his departure from politics on Monday, according to Quebec media reports. A career politician, first getting elected at age 23, Boisclair had been a cabinet minister in the PQ governments of Lucien Bouchard and Bernard Landry. The openly Gay Boisclair raised questions about his judgment and maturity when he appeared in a parody of "Brokeback Mountain" featuring actors wearing the masks of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and U.S. President George Bush. Many hardline sovereigntists saw him as being too soft on the Qubeck sovereignty agenda.

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