…Trudeau is leading with 38.6 per cent support in Quebec, according to qc125.com. Final results would have nothing to do with SNC-Lavalin’s fate, but rather, with his responses to the debate about signs of religion and the CAQ government’s request to change immigration rules.
Ordinary francophone Québécois don’t care that much for SNC-Lavalin anymore. We’ve been hearing about their misdeeds in Montreal and around the world for years. We still haven’t fully digested the Charbonneau commission findings, and we’re not stupid.
If anyone thinks “all is forgiven,” they are wrong. Many want the company to pay big fines, but the outcome won’t have much impact on the Liberals’ performance in Quebec in October.