Martel talks politics with his language of hockey

News 20 December, 2017
  • Olivier Charbonneau

    Wednesday, 20 December 2017 19:48

    Wednesday, 20 December 2017 19:48

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    Known for its characteristic fiery and colorful language, the ex-coach Richard Martel confirmed his candidacy as a conservative in a press conference worthy of an interview post-game.

    The conservative Party has presented on Wednesday the candidate who will bring their color to the next by-election in Chicoutimi-Le Fjord. Richard Martel then explained to why have you chosen to make the leap into politics with turns of phrases that he knows well. After all, he has been a hockey coach for 25 years.

    So here is a condensed version of his press conference.

    The date for the by-election in Chicoutimi-Le Fjord is not yet known. The riding has been vacant for nearly two months. Liberal mp Denis Lemieux has resigned for family reasons.

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