3rd link: Legault takes the Quebecers for fools,” said Tremblay

News 14 February, 2018
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    The minister for Transport, Véronyque Tremblay

    Marc-André Gagnon

    Wednesday, 14 February, 2018 18:35

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    The minister for Transport, Véronyque Tremblay, accuses François Legault to make the Québécois “for fools” with promises to begin construction of a third link Québec-Lévis, if it came to power.

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    The one that the member caquiste Eric Cairo is nicknamed “the minister responsible for the third link” does not like to hear François Legault repeat, Tuesday (and Wednesday), a government of the CAQ would ensure that construction begins in the next term.

    “There are limits to say anything! I find it really disappointing (on the part of Mr. Legault), responded to Ms. Tremblay, on Wednesday, on the sidelines of the council of ministers. […] I really find that at this time, the leader of the CAQ due to the small policy, and is trying to make Quebecers for fools.”


    Stung to the quick by the attacks of the CAQ, the minister Tremblay has argued that it is in the interests of transparency that it has confirmed, in the beginning of the week, it would be impossible for his government to encrypt the draft of the third link before the election of next October 1st.

    “Listen : he is not able to say it’s going to cost how much. It is not able to say it is going to be where. It is not able to say it’s going to be what type of link “, she observed.

    After having reviewed each step in the process initiated last December with a view to the preparation of the brief opportunity, Ms. smith ensures that there is no way to proceed more quickly. “It will have to wait,” she warned.

    The minister agrees, however, to derive the maximum information from the progress report of the study need to be delivered in June this year.

    “It’s probably going to give an idea to people where is it made “, she said.

    “Irresponsible,” says Fortin

    The minister of Transport, André Fortin, has accused Mr. Legault of being the one who ” exaggerates “, promising to carry out such a project road as quickly.

    “It seems to me quite irresponsible (on the part) of Mr. Legault to come up with timelines that are unreasonable,” said Mr. Fortin.

    “The position of the QAF for the 3rd link seems to me to be pretty surreal,” said his side the minister responsible for the Chaudière-Appalaches, Dominique Vien.

    “Listen, I have discussed it in private with Régis Labeaume, and then I repeat what I’m going to continue to say : a government of the CAQ is going to be a lot more effective than the liberal government “, defended François Legault during a media scrum.