Anglophones aren’t on board yet: François Legault’s political history makes some non-francophones twitch
BY PHILIP AUTHIER, THE GAZETTE OCTOBER 17, 2011
Anglos, anglos, where are the anglophones?
For a movement that fancies itself inclusive and sells an idea that should be popular among federalists – shelving all talk of referendums or constitutional reform – the coalition has a dearth of non-francophones in its ranks, which now number about 5,000.
Beyond business tycoon and coalition co-founder Charles Sirois, who has links to the provincial Liberals, not been many federalists have come forward to get involved in this coalition.
He has yet to meet the Quebec Community Groups Network, an umbrella group for 32 English-language community groups across Quebec, but network spokesperson Rita Legault (no relation) said there have been discussions about having one.