CAQ’s Joëlle Boutin takes Liberal fortress

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Photo: CAQ Twitter feed

Premier François Legault celebrates last week’s Jean-Talon byelection victory by Joëlle Boutin, along with Genèvieve Guilbault of the neighbouring Louis-Hébert riding.

The loss of the traditionally Liberal riding of Jean-Talon in Quebec City to the Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) was not necessarily a surprise, but the margin of victory might have been to political observers.