Eric Caire, former Action Démocratique du Québec (ADQ) MLA and leadership contendor, and colleague Marc Picard grimace at a news conference to announce they were leaving the party to sit as independant in Quebec City, Friday, Nov.6, 2009. (Jacques Boissinot / THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Disintegration Of ADQ Gains Speed As One-Third Of Caucus Quits -- CTV/Canadian Press
QUEBEC — The disintegration of the once-mighty Action democratique du Quebec gathered speed with the sudden resignation Friday of one-third of what remains of its rump of a caucus.
The right-wing, third-place provincial party has suddenly lost two of its remaining six elected members, who told a news conference that they would sit as Independents.
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Update #1: ADQ loses two MNAs -- CBC
Update #2: Eric Caire quits ADQ after failed leadership bid -- Montreal Gazette
My Comment: This party is finished, with the next election being its funeral.