Facebook page of Marie-Louise Tardif The deputy is the subject of an investigation by the SQ because she allegedly intimidated a former employee in the middle of the courtyard.
“To avoid being a distraction”, MP Marie-Louise Tardif will temporarily withdraw from the caucus of MPs from the Coalition avenir Québec (CAQ), pending the conclusion of the investigation by the Sûreté du Québec (SQ ) targeting her.
The Office of the Chief Government Whip made the announcement in a short press release sent to the media on Tuesday. “I have chosen to withdraw from the CAQ caucus to shed light on the events,” said the member for Laviolette–Saint-Maurice in a written statement.
Ms. Tardif, who is serving her second term as elected to the National Assembly, is the subject of an investigation by the SQ because she allegedly intimidated a former employee in the middle of the courtroom.
Her departure from caucus brings the number of CAQ deputies to 89.
Other details will follow.