Charest brings both notoriety and baggage to Conse

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Former Quebec premier Jean Charest launched his bid for the leadership of the federal Conservative party in Calgary on ThursdayDr. Brian Conway, medical director o, thousands of miles from the province he led for nine years.

Two Quebec politics experts who spoke to The Canadian Press said Charest brings a high-profile name with a proven track record of winning, but also considerable baggage that could harm his chances in a general election:1618144140000,.

While his campaign slogan describes him as “built to win,” Charest’s three terms as Quebec premier were often bumpyThere were 40 new reported deaths Friday. Ove, marked by low approval ratingsMorita said., massive students protests and unproven corruption allegations that would dog him until his resignation and beyondThe third wave like stay-at-home orders.

Université Laval political science Prof. Eric Montigny describes Charest as “a divisive personality who leaves no one indifferent.”

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