And now a word from Bernard Landry

The former Parti Quebecois premier is unimpressed with Nycole Turmel.

“It’s rare that I agree with English Canada, but I think they’ve got a point here,” Landry told The Canadian Press in an interview. “There is a serious civic problem here. Participation in politics is not a joke, it’s not a gag. There are (party) activists who devote a large chunk of their lives as citizens in defense of their convictions…

“It’s not edifying. It’s a bad example for youth, it’s an example of ingratitude toward those who are dedicated to political causes. At the very least, she could humbly apologize.”