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  PQ's Landry called weak, pressed to resign
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News DateWednesday, November 12, 2003 06:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionDissent erupted yesterday within the Parti Québécois as a former senior cabinet minister called on Leader Bernard Landry to step down and allow a leadership convention, a view that many PQ members have muttered privately.

In a letter sent over the Internet, Paul Bégin condemns Mr. Landry as a weak leader, unable to define a clear vision for Quebec and unwilling to promote sovereignty. The former justice minister, who quit the cabinet a year ago before the party lost last April's election, says Mr. Landry wasted two years in office by refusing to adopt a strategy to achieve sovereignty.

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