Bloc Québécois

political party

The Bloc Québécois is a federal political party based in Canada that mainly believes and advocates Quebec should secede from Canada, also known as Quebec Separatism. The party is considered to be center-left. The leader of the party is currently Yves-François Blanchet.

Bloc Québécois
LeaderYves-François Blanchet
PresidentYves Perron
FounderLucien Bouchard
FoundedJune 15, 1991 (1991-06-15)
Split fromProgressive Conservative Party of Canada, Liberal Party of Canada
Headquarters3750, Boulevard Crémazie Est Suite 502 Montreal, Quebec H2A 1B6
Youth wingForum jeunesse du Bloc Québécois
Membership19,000
IdeologyLeft-Wing Nationalism
Quebec sovereigntism
Quebec Nationalism
Social democracy
Regionalism
Souverainism
Environmentalism
Political positionCenter-left
ColorsLight Blue
House of Commons
32 / 338
Senate
0 / 105

In the 2019 federal election, the party won 32 seats in the House of Commons.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Forrest, Maura (October 22, 2019). "Huge Bloc Québécois win shows a major shift in the province". National Post. Retrieved April 3, 2020.

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