Just as the election started in the dead of winter, its end has brought with it the hints of spring.
And, with the melt of the spring thaw, ghosts are awakened from their resting spaces. They ask, "what about us?"
Throughout the 33 days of the election campaign, it seems that the tragedy at Lac-Mégantic has been forgotten. Very little was said by the leaders about rail safety and crude oil transportation. Instead, the three major parties based their economic plans on more of the same.
Only Québec Solidaire promised to take aim at our dependence on oil. Their economic platform was premised on how to stop our collective addiction.