Sylvain Gaudreault announced that it was launching in the leadership race of the PQ, in Saguenay, quebec, last November.
January 21, 2020 13h09
Updated at 14: 00
Sylvain Gaudreault would like to see women in the leadership of the PQ
A candidate for the leadership of the Parti québécois, Sylvain Gaudreault would like to see women try their luck for the management. For the moment, the five declared candidates and potential are all men.
The lawyer Paul St-Pierre Plamondon is going on to him launch his campaign to become leader of the PQ on 28 January, in a week. He was also pronounced on the issue, writing “encourage applications from women and the involvement of the largest number of women in the context of the leadership race of the PQ”.
The humorist Guy Nantel, historian Frédéric Bastien, and the immigration lawyer Stephane Handfield weigh even with the supports before starting.
There are five white males aged between their early forties and early fifties.
“I am pleased to see that the PQ attracts quality people. I would like also that women are presented to the management. The more we will be many, the better it will be,” commented Mr. Gaudreault, Tuesday morning, prior to his entry into parliamentary commission on the study of the project of law 44.
“We are in front of the salle Pauline-Marois, the first woman elected premier of Quebec, with the PQ. It has always been open and we always had a lot of participation of women within the party. I wish there was more of candidates, and quality candidates,” said Mr. Gaudreault.
Member of parliament for Jonquière since 2007, Mr. Gaudreault is the only one elected of the group, which has already been interim leader of the PQ during five months in 2016.
After the release of three important women activists pq members in The Press about this, last week, the ex-minister Louise Harel, the former president of the party Gabrielle Lemieux and the current president of the youth wing Frédérique St-Jean Mr. St-Pierre-Plamondon had been made on its page Facebook, Saturday.
“Despite the constant efforts of the party to attract candidates and achieve gender equality, barriers to women who would like to make to the policy are many : the conciliation policy, the family, joust partisan, a work environment with questionable practices (remember, in the case Sklavounos), etc., It is necessary to” persevere, ” he wrote.