March 25, 2023

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Union leader Pascal Saint-Ongo joined the Federal Liberals

Union leader Pascal Saint-Ongo joined the Federal Liberals

Former Union Minister Pascal Saint-Onge on Saturday announced his candidacy for the Liberal Party of Canada (PLC) in the upcoming Brom-Mississauga ride. She is set to win after MP Line Besset, who announced her retirement from politics on Friday.

Florence Morin-Martel

Florence Morin-Martel

“I am so happy and excited to be coming to my home,” said Pascal Saint-Onge Tap. The former president of the National Federation of Communications and Culture (FNCC-CSN) has been living in Orford since 2018. She has lived there permanently since 2020.

During her years as a union leader, Pascal addressed media and culture issues raised by the Saint-Onge digital platforms. It also helped to translate the regional newspapers of the Capitols Madias Group into collaborations.

Pascal Saint-Onge said that MP Line Bassett has been very inspired to succeed in this riding, and she has been generous since 2015. She wants to address the pandemic revival of the tourism and cultural sectors. She also cited issues affecting agricultural producers and local traders in the region.

Recall that MP Olympian Line Bessett announced on social media on Friday that he would leave politics by the end of his term from 2019. The latter stated personal reasons. Among her achievements during her tenure were the construction of a velodrome in Bromont, the work of conserving water resources, including Lake Memphramagog, and her support for seniors.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced Pascal Saint-O’Neill’s candidacy that he could begin his election campaign this summer or fall.

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The political party was considered “highly progressive”

Regarding party selection, Pascal Saint-Onge called it “the most progressive in recent decades.” This is the end she came to with her union experience. “During those years, I saw how the Liberal Party had an attitude and a policy of openness, inclusion, evolution,” she said. It’s a policy that is similar to me, it’s part of my values ​​and part of my way of working. ”

She also welcomed the Liberal Party’s handling of the epidemic. “There is a panoply of workers working in the cultural and tourism sectors. The government is there to help these people and give them access to the Social Security Network,” she said.

With Gallery, The Voice of the East And The Canadian Press