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Parti Unité Nationale

Parti unité nationale
Leader Michel Bélanger
Founded 2000 (2000)
Headquarters 394 rue Saint-Joseph
Lévis, Quebec
Ideology Christian democracy, Social conservatism, Quebec nationalism
Official colours Blue
Website
www.parti-un.org
Politics of Quebec
Political parties
Elections

The Parti unité nationale (National Unity Party), formerly the Parti démocratie chrétienne du Québec (Christian Democracy Party of Quebec), is a social conservative political party in Quebec, Canada. It was founded in 2000 by Roman Catholics associated with the Centre d’Information nationale Robert Rumilly. The founding leader of the party was Gilles Noël.

Its program is a combination of Christian orthodoxy and Quebec nationalism. The party is concerned about the declining birth rate in Quebec, opposed to same-sex marriage and abortion, wants more support for families, and wider availability of Quebec-made consumer products.

The party won 3,575 votes in the April 2003 general election, or about 0.1% of the popular vote, and 1,620 votes in the March 2007 general election, or about 0.04% of the popular vote.

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Logo of the former Parti démocratie chrétienne du Québec

On 29 June 2012 the Chief Electoral Officer of Quebec approved the name of the party to be changed to "Parti Unité Nationale".[1] The current party logo resembles that of the Union Nationale, a historical right-wing party in Quebec which governed the province for 23 years during the 20th century.

Party leaders

  1. Gilles Noël (2000-2005)
  2. Michel Bélanger (2005-2006) interim
  3. Gilles Noël (2006-2007)
  4. Albert Malcom Tremblay (2007-unknown)
  5. Michel Bélanger (2010)
  6. Paul Biron (since 21 December 2010)[2]

Election results

General election Candidates Elected candidates Popular vote
2003 24 0 0.09%
2007 12 0 0.04%
2012 12 0 0.03%
2014 3 0 0.00%

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