Bernard Drainville appears to be laying the groundwork for a run at the leadership of the Parti Quebecois.
In a blog post last night entitled " Province or country?" Drainville says it's time the party focus on its ultimate goal.
He writes that the notion of sovereignty should be set aside in favour of independence, despite criticism from opponents who claims the PQ are disconnected from reality.
Drainville also says the fundamental question should be clear regarding Quebec remaining a province of Canada or becoming an independent country.
He also calls on disgruntled members of the Parti Quebecois who voted for another party or stayed at home during the last election to come back into the fold to build a "new PQ".
Drainville is considered a possible candidate for the leadership to replace Pauline Marois.
He says he is still considering the possibility but has not yet made a decision.
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