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Quebec voters boost new party

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For decades, politics in Quebec have been dominated by the unresolved issue of sovereignty. Quebeckers could chose federalism under the Liberals, or pursue the elusive goal of nationhood with the Parti Québécois. Yesterday, voters delivered a stinging rebuke to both parties, by lifting a third out of obscurity. The Liberals barely held on to power and must now attempt to lead Quebec's first minority government since 1878. Lucy Martin has more.

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Lucy Martin
Ottawa Correspondent

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