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Sugar Sammy Roasted The Parti Québécois For Its Motion To Create A Quebec Flag Emoji

The National Assembly unanimously passed the motion.
Sugar Sammy Roasted The Parti Québécois For Its Motion To Create A Quebec Flag Emoji

On May 26, the Parti Québécois (PQ) unanimously passed a motion requesting that the government push for the creation of a Quebec flag emoji

Montreal comedian Sugar Sammy responded with a hilarious Twitter history lesson about the PQ's origins.

Editor's Choice: There's A New Motion To Create A Quebec Flag Emoji

Sugar Sammy posted a side-by-side photo of the PQ's first official win with founder René Levesque in 1976 and compared it to modern-day PQ politics, with PQ leader Paul St-Pierre Plamondon announcing a motion for the flag emoji via Twitter.

PQ leader Paul St-Pierre Plamondon said a Quebec flag emoji and Facebook emoticon would be a "symbolic gesture of [Quebec's] right to express its pride."

The Unicode Consortium website — which is the organization responsible for creating emojis — shows that a request by the Quebec government for a flag emoji, submitted on September 12, 2019, is currently "under consideration."

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