Montreal Mayor Plante tests Positive for COVID-19
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Montreal Mayor Plante tests Positive for COVID-19

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante announced today that she has tested positive with COVID-19. Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante learned that one of her close advisors tested positive with COVID-19 and she was going to go into preventative isolation. Mayor Plante announced on her social media account, “Unfortunately, I received a positive result for a COVID-19 test.”…

Borough of Ville Marie has no say on electing Mayor of Montreal
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Borough of Ville Marie has no say on electing Mayor of Montreal

It is one of the strange anomalies in our city: in the Borough of Ville Marie that comprises the downtown area and its eastern and western extensions, its main authority—the Mayor—is not elected by its citizens. This democratic deficit that goes back to an amendment to the city charter puts indeed the borough in a…