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Rassemblement pour l'indépendance nationale

The Rassemblement pour l'indépendance nationale (RIN) was a political organization dedicated to the promotion of the independence of the Quebec. It was founded on September 10, 1960 by some 30 people, including many of former Alliance laurentienne members. The founding members included André D'Allemagne, Jacques Bellemare and Marcel Chaput.

In October of 1960, the first general assembly of the organization published its manifesto calling for the independence of the province of Quebec.

In 1964, Pierre Bourgault became president of the party and contributed largely to the popularity of the RIN. Following the creation of the Parti Québécois in 1968, the RIN voted fr its dissolution in order not to compete with the new party.

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