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PQ candidate Pierre Karl Peladeau and leader Pauline Marois campaign during a stop in Longueuil, Que., on Friday, March 21, 2014.
PQ candidate Pierre Karl Peladeau and leader Pauline Marois campaign during a stop in Longueuil, Que., on Friday, March 21, 2014.
(Paul Chiasson/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Why Quebec Liberals want sovereignty as the ballot question

Thursday’s leaders debate proves beyond any doubt that the issue of another referendum on sovereignty is the ballot question Quebec voters must decide in the April 7 vote, Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard says.

Appearing on television morning shows on Friday, Mr. Couillard hammered away at the Parti Québécois’ referendum question, calling it a real threat as part of a strategy that has successfully propelled him into the position of front-runner in the campaign.