Quebec’s governing occasion is defending itself towards accusations it underpaid and took benefit of a girl who appeared in a broadly promoted election advert.
The Coalition Avenir Québec is being closely criticized on social media for a collection of quick adverts on tv and on-line, depicting a girl within the Mauricie area lauding the occasion and its chief, Premier François Legault.
The lady’s daughter, Chantal Landry, says the household thought the interview can be a part of a collection of movies of normal voters and never the central element of a political advert, including that her mom was solely paid $250.
The CAQ’s political opponents known as on Legault’s occasion to tug the advert, pay the lady more cash for utilizing her picture and apologize to the household.
Legault’s occasion launched a press release Monday saying the advert had been scheduled to cease operating final week and is now not getting used.
The occasion says if the lady featured within the advert is uncomfortable with the scenario, the occasion will discover a passable answer.
Quebec’s provincial election is scheduled for Oct. 3.
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