"PQ leader donates to Jeunes Patriotes du Québec, the sovereignist goon squad"
The source of the threats remains unclear. But any such threats should have been taken seriously, considering the organizations that put pressure on the concert's producer, the C4 agency, to cancel the performances.
These organizations are the Société Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Montréal and the Association culturelle Louis-Hébert de Rosemont/St-Michel, an offshoot of the SSJB-M and a sponsor of the concert.View Larger Image
Young men prepare to march in the May 18, 2008 parade organized by the Jeunes Patriotes du Québec.
JOHN KENNEY, THE GAZETTE
Both have close ties to the Montreal-based Jeunes Patriotes du Québec, the radical "street sovereignists" known for creating politically motivated disturbances, usually at federalist gatherings but once even at a meeting of the Parti Québécois ...