PQ leadership hopeful Pierre Cere to make campaign announcement

Global News

MONTREAL – Parti Quebecois leadership candidate Pierre Cere will announce on Sunday whether or not he will continue to campaign for the party’s top job.

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Party members begin voting Wednesday to select a new leader.

On Friday, Cere told The Canadian Press he had not yet raised the $10,000 he needs to continue in the race.

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Cere has until 5 p.m. Tuesday to raise the necessary amount.

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If Cere were to leave the race, only three candidates would remain: Alexandre Cloutier, Martine Ouellet and the front-running Pierre Karl Peladeau.

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Cere will announce his decision in a news conference Sunday afternoon.

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