That was fast.
It's the first full day of the Quebec election campaign and we already have our first language controversy.
While three of the major party leaders are open to the idea, CBC News is reporting that Parti Quebecois leader Pauline Marois is refusing to take part in a English-language debate.
"It's a no," Marois said, according to CBC when asked about the 90-minute televised debate being proposed by a media consortium in Quebec.
"I am able to speak in English and I think I improved my English, but I don’t think I will be very comfortable in a debate for explaining my specific point of view and I don’t think that will serve the Anglo Quebecers."
Former Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe says that Marois made the right decision.
"We've never had an English debate in Quebec," Duceppe, who is now a political analyst in Quebec, told Yahoo Canada News.
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