'' I don't want my children to suffer the discrimination that I live myself'', said a father trying to hold back his tears. A touching testimony that I heard last Monday during a conference titled ''Violence in the name of Islam: the impacts on Muslim community and the action to take'' organized by several members of the Muslim community.
Back from holidays, I would like to say how much this year is important for all of us. We must work hard in order to be elected as a social-democrat government that will truly defend families, workers and seniors’ interests.
I am celebrating International Workers’ Day by marching alongside thousands of Quebecers today to protest austerity measures implemented by Stephen Harper’s government – measures that have given rise to growing social inequality.