Montreal mayor’s wish list for federal leaders starts with more mobility funding

Less than one week after the federal election was called, Montreal’s mayor has officially shared her list of demands for the political party that will form the next federal government. At the top of the wish list are mobility, housing…

Controversy over Montreal executive committee president’s speeding ticket continues

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante is standing by her right-hand man amid the controversy surrounding Benoit Dorais’ driving record. A report in the Journal de Montréal on Friday revealed that Dorais, Montreal’s executive committee president and Sud-Ouest borough mayor, had been…

CAQ government defends Bill 21 despite opposition from Montreal

Quebec Premier François Legault is standing behind his government’s religious symbols bill, despite the fact that Montreal city council has come out against Bill 21. As Global’s Raquel Fletcher explains, Montreal’s position is having little effect on the debate in…

Montreal will not be exempt from Bill 21: Premier Legault

Premier François Legault repeated Monday that he’s trying to reach a consensus on religious symbols. He said this hasn’t changed now that Montreal city council has come out against Bill 21. Municipal politicians say the partial ban on religious symbols…

Montreal mayor, opposition leader voice opposition to Quebec’s Bill 21

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante and opposition leader Lionel Perez have joined forces to voice their feelings about the CAQ government’s proposed Bill 21. They say the bill doesn’t reflect Montreal’s proud diversity. Global’s Gloria Henriquez explains.

Montreal mayor, opposition leader team up to denounce Quebec’s secularism bill

Elected officials at Montreal’s city hall are speaking with one voice against Quebec’s proposed secularism bill. Mayor Valérie Plante and opposition leader Lionel Perez presented a bipartisan declaration today saying Montreal practices open secularism and its bylaws are neutral, regardless…

Newly formed coalition calls for action after violent altercation at Montreal Metro station

Philippe Schnobb, board chairman of the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) says the STM has concluded its investigation into a violent altercation that happened in the Villa-Maria Metro station on March 7. WATCH: Viral video appears to show Montreal…