MP Manon Massé will be confirmed on Saturday as Quebec’s potential premier in the event of Quebec’s takeover of power.
Meeting in national council in Quebec, solidarity activists will have to ratify this choice, but it is only a formality.
This gathering of the national bodies of QS is the last one before the elections of October 1st.
The delegates will be asked to complete the electoral preparation, and to discuss priority issues for Québec solidaire, including the energy transition.
Although she is in rehabilitation after a severe skiing accident, Manon Massé will go to the council on Saturday. The member for Sainte-Marie-Saint-Jacques fractured a femur, and despite the seriousness of this injury, she hopes to return to the National Assembly before the end of the session.
In an interview with La Presse canadienne , Ms. Massé says she does not worry about polls that only give between 8 and 10% of Quebecers’ voting intentions to Québec solidaire. She remains convinced that the strength of her party’s ideas and the growing involvement of young people in QS will lie to the polls.
Manon Massé admits, however, that she would be disappointed if her training did not increase her support for the next elections.
To know if the departures of the co-founders of Quebec Solidaire, Françoise David and Amir Khadir, could have a negative impact on the party, Ms. Massé emphasizes that these two “pillars” will continue to support and be involved in the training, even if they will no longer do active politics.