According to the Globe and Mail, Philippe Couillard, who decisively won the party's leadership on Sunday, says that, if elected as Quebec's next premier, he wants to embark on a new round of constitutional talks with the other provinces and the Feds.
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"We need to be methodical in the way we are going to approach this. The first thing to do is within our party to discuss this question of identity or the specific nature of Quebec and then have conversations with the other governments of Canada on how this could be approached," Couillard said during a news conference on Monday according to the Globe.
Couillard added that constitutional talks could be buoyed by the "symbolic window" which is 2017, Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation.
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