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Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, Manon Massé named Quebec Solidaire spokespersons

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WATCH ABOVE: Quebec Solidaire candidate Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois joins Global’s Laura Casella to talk about his journey from student activist to would-be politician for Quebec Solidaire.

Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, the former student leader who rose to prominence during Quebec’s 2012 Quebec student protests, has been named an official spokesperson of the left-wing party Quebec Solidaire.

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He was chosen as the party’s male spokesperson at a gathering in Montreal.

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He is also the party’s candidate in a provincial byelection in the Montreal riding of Gouin on May 29.

WATCH BELOW: A campaign sign in the Montreal riding of Gouin is turning heads and stirring up controversy. As Global’s Gloria Henriquez reports, some say it promotes racism.

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Campaign poster for Gouin by-election stirs controversy

Quebec Solidaire is sovereigntist and left-leaning party that has no leader, but is represented by one male and one female spokesperson at a time.

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Manon Massé was chosen as the party’s female spokesperson.

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The party has two of 125 seats in Quebec’s legislature.