|Last Edited||Juan Croniqueur - October 15, 2022 11:37am|
|Description||Founded in 1968 by René Lévesque, a former Liberal Party member, as the political party for national sovereignty. |
The Parti Québécois or PQ is a left wing political party that advocates national sovereignty for Quebec from Canada. It also advocates social democracy. Members and supporters of the PQ are sometimes called Péquistes (pronounced /peˈkists/ -- a word derived from the French pronunciation of the party's initials).