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Parti Québécois Leader Pauline Marois speaks to the media during a campaign stop in Montreal on March 30, 2014.
Parti Québécois Leader Pauline Marois speaks to the media during a campaign stop in Montreal on March 30, 2014.
(CHRISTINNE MUSCHI/REUTERS)

Referendum revulsion may be the litmus test for Quebec voters

Quebeckers feel trapped by their politics, and they have a week to figure out what they most desperately want to escape.

The home-stretch campaigning will see parties return to their proven vote-winners – the PQ renewed focus on its charter of values on Sunday. And the final days are also starting to focus on issues of integrity, of who has been questioned by police and who used tax havens, as parties hope unseemly revelations will turn voters away from their opponents.