(Quebec) Eric Duhaime emphasizes healthy lifestyle habits during his election campaign. The leader of Quebec’s Conservative Party decided to speak Monday by promising a $500 tax credit for gym memberships or other sports.
Updated yesterday at 3:17 pm.
Training with mixed martial arts champion Georges Saint-Pierre, climbing the stairs of Montmorency Falls with boxing champion Eric Martel-Baholly, supporting professional hockey player Jonathan Marchesault … Since the start of his election campaign, Eric Duhaime sports Appear with the stars of the world.
He proposed on Monday offering a $500 tax credit for gym memberships and other sports at CrossFit Quebec City Center before he took part in a workout that made him all sweaty.
“You shouldn’t look at it as an expense, you should look at it as an investment,” he said, without specifying how much money would be spent on this measure, inspired by Stephen Harper’s government. He claims that “every dollar you put into the game will add more than three dollars to health care costs that you won’t have to pay later.”
The Conservative leader and some of his local candidates then donated box jumps, BurpeesWeight and stroke.
“Eric, you have 15 seconds left,” said to order to his 25-year-old press secretary, Cedric Lapointe, a Canadian CrossFit champion, as the Conservative chef began to lack vigor during his training. This endurance discipline mixes several sports such as weightlifting, athletics, and gymnastics.
Cedric Lapointe made headlines in 2021 as he continued to train in violation of health regulations at the gym where he was manager at Outouis. The government had ordered them to be closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The police intervened. The young athlete, now 25 years old, is going to train in the United States to be able to continue competing.
Earlier in the day, Eric Duhaime held a preparatory session in anticipation of his first participation in the leaders’ debate on September 22 before hitting the road for the Quebec region. He also inaugurated his candidate Mylene Bouchard’s constituency office in Montmorency. In the evening there is to be an evening rally with the workers.