Don't tell Jean Charest, but there's this statistically significant pool of under-employed and chronically unemployed (many of them francophone) Canadians, who could probably be taught to swing a hammer.... right here in Canada... it's called the Maritimes.
-- MONTREAL -- Quebec Premier Jean Charest is optimistic he can sign an unprecedented labour mobility deal with France as part of an economic strategy that he hopes will revitalize his leadership and revive his party's sagging fortunes.The trouble is, like his fellow liberal, Sargeant Steffi, Charest is ready to try just about any crazy old trick to boost his polling numbers.
"Our objective is that a French doctor, plumber, nurse or carpenter can work in Quebec and vice versa," Mr. Charest said in his closing remarks to a party meeting yesterday.
The Liberal Leader, who has been labelled the most disliked politician in Quebec in a recent public opinion poll, said he understands the difficult task the lies ahead in trying to win back the confidence of voters."Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble."
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You know what I love about Ontario's Public Schools? They're public. And expensive. Very, very expensive. Whatever the race or creed of our kids, they attend the same schools.
Unless they're Catholic, in which case they don't.