The Bloc Quebecois ejects 20% of its caucus

Maria Mourani dismissed after criticizing charter of values

Maria Mourani has been ejected from the Bloc Quebecois caucus. Here is BQ leader Daniel Paille’s explanation.

Yesterday, while the Bloc Quebecois was at least welcoming the debate the Parti Quebecois’ charter of values had initiated, Ms. Mourani was venturing that the charter was a bad idea.

“Whether they like it or not, they are discriminating against minorities. It has never been easy to convince people from ethno-cultural groups that the independence movement is inclusive. The signal here is not very encouraging,” Ms. Mourani said.