Why did Quebec Finance Minister Raymond Bachand make us late for the 10am news?
Raymond Bachand is Quebec’s high-powered Finance Minister, right? A rather successful one at that. He was in studio with the CAQ’s Stéphane Le Bouyonnec, and PQ veteran Jean-Francois Lisée, who served as advisor to premiers Jacques Parizeau and Lucien Bouchard. We had a rather lively debate on the economy – the half-hour went by very quickly – and I was in the midst of thanking them when all of sudden Bachand pipes in (click audio link on right to hear the clip).
As the segment is at an end, this man, who has control of BILLIONS of dollars, felt it was imperative to ask why the CAQ did not yet have an English website. Can you believe this? This is from the Liberals, who recently hired language inspectors and pumped up the volume to make it more difficult to get a question answered at RAMQ. Que pasa???
Seems to me that this new-found leaping-to-the-defense of the language of Shakesperare has everything to do with discrediting the CAQ and keeping the Anglo sheep in the Liberal fold. Have your say and leave a comment.