Gilles Duceppe

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Gilles Duceppe

Bloc Québécois leader Gilles Duceppe addresses attendees at the 5th annual conference on sustainable community development hosted by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Ottawa, Ont., February 16, 2008. This year’s conference theme is “Moving Innovation into Practice.”

Mr. Duceppe outlines the federal government’s approach to infrastructure development funding, the Bloc’s opposition to this approach, and his party’s vision for a renewed approach that incorporates increased contributions to social housing.