Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Hopes For Sovereignty Dim:Poll

File photo: Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe (left) and Parti Quebecois leader Pauline Marois held a joint news conference wrapping up a meeting of their two caucuses at Hotel Delta on January 21st 2009. Photograph by: MARIE-FRANCE COALLIER, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

The Parti Québécois faces a tough challenge selling its new plan to revive sovereignist goals beyond the PQ’s rank and file, a new public opinion poll indicates.

Three-quarters of those polled said Quebec’s chances of separating one day are weak or non-existent, the survey by the Angus Reid polling firm and La Presse revealed.

The poll comes on the heels of the PQ’s announcement Sunday of a four-point plan to push for more powers for Quebec and more autonomy within the Canadian federation.

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