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In 1990 the Bloc Quebecois was formed in Canada to promote sovereignty for the province of Quebec on the federal level. In the federal election of 1993, the Bloc Quebecois surprised many Canadians by winning 54 ridings (districts) in Quebec to become the official opposition in the House of Commons. The party leader, Lucien Bouchard, became leader of the opposition

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