NEWS RELEASE · 5th September 2012
New Democrat leader Adrian Dix issued the following statement following the election night shootings in Quebec: "This morning, our thoughts and prayers are with those killed or injured, their families and friends, and with the people of Quebec.
"Canadians reject violence in the pursuit of any end – political or otherwise. It is surely one of the strengths of Canada that we seek to resolve our differences peacefully.
"I want to extend our best wishes to Premier-elect Pauline Marois after what must have been a very difficult night, and to outgoing Premier Jean Charest for his many contributions as Premier of Quebec."