We all remember Lucien Bouchard.
He was, of course, the former Mulroney cabinet minister-turned founder and leader of the separatist Bloc Quebecois and was the inspirational leader of the 1995 referendum.
Well, there are some suggesting that the Parti Quebcois' latest star candidate is sort of a second political coming of Bouchard.
On, Sunday, Pierre Karl Péladeau — a 52-year-old billionaire media baron who was one the head of Quebecor — announced his candidacy for Pauline Marois' party.
"My devotion to the Parti Québécois is a devotion that rises from my most intimate values — that is to say: To make Quebec a country," he said, according to the Toronto Star.
The Globe and Mail's Konrad Yakabuski described the announcement as a "seismic shock" to both Quebec and Canadian politics.
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"Pierre Karl could be the Lucien Bouchard of the next Quebec referendum,” explained a leading Quebec federalist who worries