MONTREAL – It seems the Bloc Québécois will not be receiving the support of the FTQ this election.
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This is the second time the organization has refused to put its support behind the Bloc since its creation in 1993.
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According to La Presse, the workers union will be supporting the NDP.
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The FTQ’s Secretary General Serge Cadieux said that Thomas Mulcair’s party best represents the group’s values.
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He added that since the Orange Wave swept Quebec, the NDP became a viable option because it is now part of the election equation in the province.
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The union did not support any party in the 2004 federal election.