MONTREAL – Jacques Parizeau will lie in the state Sunday at the Quebec legislature, giving Quebecers a second day to say their final good-byes to the former premier.
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Hundreds of people lined up in Montreal Saturday to pay their respects to Parizeau, who died last Monday at the age of 84.
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Among those who visited were Premier Philippe Couillard, Parti Quebecois leader Pierre Karl Peladeau and Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre.
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Couillard said Parizeau was a “great builder” of modern Quebec while Peledeau said the former premier was a “source of inspiration” and a great man.
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The line ups in Montreal remained long for much of the afternoon.
A state funeral will be held for Parizeau on Tuesday in Montreal.
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