Stephen Harper and Thomas Mulcair probably won't be sleeping very well this long-weekend.
That's because their worst nightmare about the Quebec election is about to come true. Unless the pollsters have it wrong — a la the Alberta election — the Parti Québécois will form Quebec's next government on Tuesday.
Throughout the course of the election campaign, both the Conservatives and NDP have gone by the "don't get involved and hope things sort themselves out" philosophy.
In an interview with CBC News last month, NDP MP François Pilon confirmed there is a directive from her party's leadership to steer clear of the Quebec election. It appears that Tory MPs were given the same instructions.
But after Tuesday, the federal parties will have no choice but to engage with Quebec sovereignists.
And make no mistake, sovereignty is once again on the national agenda.
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