CAQ deputy Denis Tardif finds himself in embarrassment after being seen celebrating in a Rivière-du-Loup brewery on Wednesday evening.
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In a video obtained exclusively by TVA Nouvelles, we can see Mr. Tardif seated with several members of his county office at the Aux Fous Brassant brewery.
Alcohol seems to flow freely and no physical distancing rules are observed.
Restaurants and bars in the region were still open Wednesday evening before they went into the red zone on Thursday.
Contacted, the member for Rivière-du-Loup-Témiscouata admits an error.
“Are you asking me if I made a mistake on the images that are there?” The pictures speak! (…) I was wrong, but I don’t really have any other things to comment on it, ”he said.
“There was a mistake, we know it, I admit it.”
On the side of the Prime Minister’s office, there is talk of a “serious error in judgment”.
François Legault still said during his press briefing on Tuesday evening that it was not necessary to organize office parties in the midst of the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Likewise, the prefects of two MRCs in the region launched again last Saturday calls for calm after several overflows.