PQ MNA Sylvain Gaudreault officially launches party leadership bid

Sylvain Gaudreault, right, with Jean-François Lisée in 2016. Dario Ayala / Montreal Gazette file photo Jonquière MNA Sylvain Gaudreault announced his candidacy for the leadership of the Parti Québécois on Monday, becoming the first person to officially seek the job.The role of party leader has been vacant since the resignation of Jean-François Lisée in the wake of the PQ’s disastrous...

Sylvain Gaudreault gives PQ leadership race its first candidate

Sylvain Gaudreault, right, with Jean-François Lisée in 2016. Dario Ayala / Montreal Gazette Sylvain Gaudreault will be the first candidate to throw his hat into the ring for the Parti Québécois leadership.The Jonquière MNA and PQ environment and health critic is expected to announce his candidacy in Saguenay on Monday.Gaudreault had already said he was interested, and gauged his support at...