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50th anniversary of War Measures Act (IV) – Honour to those unjustly imprisoned during the 1970 ‘October Crisis’

Fourth in a series on the issues and goals of the “October Crisis” and the forces in motion, reposted from TML Weekly.

Rally of 1,500 in Vancouver, October 19, 1970, one of many actions across the country supporting the Quebec people’s struggle and opposing imposition of the War Measures Act.

Youth fill Paul Sauvé Arena in Montreal in support of Quebec national liberation on the eve of the declaration of the War Measures Act in October 1970. A number of the youth in attendance are among those arrested in the raids which follow the Act being invoked.

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Interview with Pierre Chénier, Leader of the Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec

 

PMLQ.logo350The role of the “major parties,” of diversionary and the real issues, and how to intervene in this election

To inform readers that there is a real alternative in the Quebec election, we are providing information on the stand and views of the Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec (PMLQ), which is presenting 24 candidates in the April 7 Quebec elections in the following regions: the National Capital, Mauricie, Montérégie, Montréal and the Outaouais. 

Chantier Politique: Election day is Monday, April 7. What is the Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec (PMLQ) predicting?

Pierre Chénier Marie-Victorin

Pierre Chénier
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Pierre Chénier: Predictions today are not reliable because of the phenomenon that has become known as electoral coups. The so-called major political parties and the monopoly media are using marketing tools to peddle scare tactics and other nonsense to disinform the polity. The PMLQ thinks that the best outcome would be for the Quebec people once again to bring in a minority government so that nobody has the unfettered possibility to push destructive programs on the people. To achieve this requires the concerted recognition that how people vote can make a difference. Continue reading

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Position of Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec on urgency to declare a free and sovereign state of Quebec

THE media is portraying the battle in the elections currently underway in Quebec as one between two parties of the rich, the Parti Quebecois and the Liberals, the central issue as one of borderless sovereignty and the alternative presented by smaller parties as “fringe,” if they are mentioned at all. The sovereignty of the nation of Quebec is an opportunity for the working class and the people to put on the agenda the renewal of the so-called democratic institutions to vest sovereign power in the people. To inform readers that there is a real alternative, we are providing information on the stand of the Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec (PMLQ), which is presenting 24 candidates in the April 7 Quebec elections in the following regions: the National Capital, Mauricie, Montérégie, Montréal and the Outaouais. Continue reading

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