“We have foolishly relied on other levels of government to handle the climate change dossier, but cities are the root cause of the climate crisis, and so it’s up to cities to fix the problem.”
“This is Montreal — we want bold, we want forward-thinking. Projet needs to remind itself that it got elected promising big ideas driven by grassroots activism.”
Holness fared best, Coderre was a bully, Plante was on the ropes, and the #1 best idea to emerge from the campaign wasn’t even mentioned.
The outlying progressive left party produced a platform teeming with ideas and even more buzzwords.
“Coderre is definitely wrong when he says the last election was a referendum on his personality — it wasn’t, it was four years of bad policy and ineffective government, topped off with showy spectacles neither needed nor wanted.”
It’s a classic election promise: A good idea, albeit with a mangled presentation, that will almost certainly never happen.
A mayor from the 1960s, an incumbent moving to the centre and a challenge from the left — observations on the mayoral race.
The latest and perhaps most awkward commemoration for the jazz legend follows a series of controversial and sometimes successful attempts at appropriate honours.
A short history of empty promises, skyrocketing budgets and how the city lost control of transit.
Denis Coderre wants to solve the housing crisis by building taller, and eliminating a convention that gives our city its unique appearance.