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Réal Ménard and his team’s work will focus on three large themes : 1-Parks, sustainable development and sports, 2- Culture, families and quality of life, and 3- Economy and infrastructures…
Russell Copeman and his team's priorities include better infrastructures, revitalized commercial streets (Victoria, Queen-Mary, Sherbrooke West), more community space and public transit services.
Ensuring the integrity of Outremont, supporting commercial vitality, preserving historic sites ans ensuring a living environment responding to the specific needs of families, the elderly, here are a few priorities of our team.
Better services and sport infrastructures, an urban boulevard in West Pierrefonds and housing for everyone, calmer trafic and better public transit are all focuses of Christian Dubois and his team.
Keeping and attracting families, developing the local economy, improving roads and bike paths, supporting cultural and community organanisations are a few of the priorities of Simon Jolivet and his team in Rosemont.
Montreal, October 31, 2013 - "To multiply the impact and accelerate the movement towards open data, launched for at least two years in the City of Montreal, I pledge to hold an annual competition of digital mobile applications based on open data generated by the city. The goal is to support creators and digital companies that develop applications for citizens ", said Marcel Côté, Coalition Montreal's chef and candidate for mayor in the Notman House, the House of Web in Montreal, following the release of the commitments of the Coalition in the campaign I vote for transparency by Quebec Open.
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"If we want to stop the flight of jobs to the suburbs, we must resist the pressure and protect residential areas and employment sectors, especially near the city center. I therefore intend to promote jobs in the Wellington Bridge area at the confluence of Innovation Square and Technopark, to make the South West a real East London Montreal. This sector host new offices, shops, services and light industries that are rooted in the knowledge and innovation industry, helping to strengthen the brand image of Montreal, creative city "announced Marcel Côté.
"No one fits this description better than Marcel Côté. An economist and management consultant whose advice has been sought out by policy-makers in Canada and beyond for decades, Mr. Côté probably knows more about public administration than Montreal’s 65 councillors and borough mayors combined."
Konrad Yakabuski - The Globe and Mail
Montreal, October 23, 2013 - "At the heart of Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, near the Space for Life, the Parc Maisonneuve and Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital is a sector where the untapped potential is huge: L'Assomption. The extension of the L'Assomption Boulevard and its connection to the Souligny Avenue will realize this potential. An opportunity that my team and I look forward to developing a new type TOD (transit-oriented development or TOD transit) area north of Hochelaga and a new employment center focused on transport logistics" said Marcel Côté, Montreal Coalition and a candidate for mayor.
Montreal, October 22, 2013 - "The reform of the public administration I propose also requires the strengthening of our internal expertise. That is why I intend to devote $ 10 million over 3 years to hire 75 to 100 new professionals - engineers, architects, geomatics technicians, technical staff outstanding - women and competent men. This reform will help us to end the system of corruption and collusion that inflated the bill Montreal taxpayers by 30%! "Said forcefully Marcel Côté, candidate for mayorship of Montreal and Montreal Coalition party leader.
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Montreal, October 17, 2013 - "Montreal must enhance its reputation as a world metropolis of knowledge and creativity. Coalition Montreal will strive to effectively promote this position to make our companies abroad and to attract the best minds from Montreal world, "said Marcel Côté, Coalition Montreal and a candidate for mayor in part of a debate this afternoon by the Council on Foreign Relations in Montreal (CORIM).
"Like any big city, Montreal is playing an increasing role as a hub of economic activities at the international level. However, it should be better positioned to promote its benefits, "said Côté, who took the debate CORIM to announce two initiatives to strengthen the role of Montreal as [...]
Montreal, October 14, 2013 - "Citizens are concerned about the costs of collusion, corruption and inefficiency, they are tired of turf wars and want their tax money to be better spent. This is the message we hear every day, and that is why I am announcing today the commitment of the borough mayoral candidates of my team to work closely together to achieve every possible economies of scale and thus reduce the tax burden of Montrealers. We will optimize the use of our equipment and our resources so that taxpayers really get the maximum bang for their bucks, "said Marcel Côté, Montreal Coalition leader and candidate for mayor, surrounded by all borough mayoral [...]
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In tonight's debate on CTV, I was surprised that none of the other mayoral candidates offered anything concrete for visible minorities and English-speaking Montrealers. I, for one, amproposing a real solution to the employment challenges people are unfortunately facing: they will be offered 50 percent of [...]
Montreal, October 6, 2013 - "Attainable and affordable, our ambitious reappropriation of banks and river access revolves around three strong actions: dismantle the rails of the Old Port, expand the Bellerive Park and connect the Old Port by an urban walk, and build a floating barge in the Old Port, "announced Marcel Côté, Montreal Coalition and a candidate for mayor.
Montreal, October 4, 2013 – Marcel Côté, mayoral candidate for Montreal and leader of Coalition Montréal, introduced his team-members in LaSalle, including Mrs. Oksana Kaluzny running for mayor position in the borough. For the Sault-Saint-Louis District, Pierre Lussier will run for city councillor and Jocelyne Bénard and Basil Nakouzi, for the positions of borough councillors. The Cecil- P.-Newman District will be represented by Enrico Pace for the position of city councillor and Sanjay Patel and Mario Orlando for borough councillor positions. "Lasalle must adopt better management if it is to build on its specificity and enhance its quality of life. The Coalition Montreal team has experts in law, politics, economics and finance, who [...]
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Montreal , September 29, 2013 - Anglophone Black Community Leaders Endorse Marcel Cote. In a statement released today several well known leaders of Montreal's English speaking Black community endorsed the Coalition Montreal Marcel Cote team and urged the community to vote for Coalition candidates. "Marcel Cote is the Mayoralty candidate who has shown the greatest understanding of Montreal's diversity and the needs of the Black community. His Coalition has raised important issues of social justice and employment equity." said Dan Philip of the Black Coalition of Quebec.
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“We need to make some profound changes at City Hall. We need to reform municipal government, and this is exactly what I’m committing to doing,” said Marcel Côté, leader of Coalition Montreal and mayoral candidate. “I’m proposing a veritable revolution in how our city is managed in order to ensure that the collusion and corruption that have undermined our metropolis never happen again. Under my leadership, Montreal will have a cohesive, ethical and efficient administration. And we’re going to accomplish this with our program, a program that includes six commitments backed by 27 concrete actions.”
“Change cannot happen until we increase the accountability of Executive Committee members,” said Louise Harel, co-chair of [...]
Coalition Montreal launches its program
Coalition Montréal leader and mayoral candidate Marcel Côté, along with Coalition Montréal associate directors Louise Harel and Marvin Rotrand, and the entire Coalition Montréal team, today unveiled its program consisting of 20 commitments and 100 actions to build a new Montreal. “I am very proud of our program, which reflects Montrealers’ primary concerns and which proposes solutions that will improve the quality of life in our city and launch a ‘quiet revolution’ at city hall,” stated Mr. Côté. “Montrealers are eager for change and want what’s best for their city. I am convinced our program meets this need for renewal and will garner widespread support”.
The Coalition Montréal program [...]
On September 14th, Marcel Côté visited Lachine. Among other things, he participated in a town hall meeting organized by the Coalition Montreal team!
Candidates who support Marcel Côté for mayor and who agree with the Declaration of Coalition Montréal will all run under the same label: Coalition Montréal – Marcel Côté. “This is good news for Montrealers. It will make their choice in the polling booth on November 3rd a lot easier,” said Côté at a gathering of his candidates.
“It reinforces our alliance with the Marcel Côté team. It means Montrealers will have a clear choice for all positions to be filled,” said Louise Harel, leader of Vision Montréal and candidate for city councillor in Sainte-Marie district.
“The strength of the coalition is that it allows us to turn the page on the conflicts [...]
In reaction to the corruption and collusion that have perverted the system through which contracts were awarded in the City of Montreal, mayoral candidate for Coalition Montreal, Marcel Côté, wants to sanction offenders while ensuring that there is a sufficient number of bidders and contractors serving the City as of this fall. Marcel Côté offers three complementary measures to reconcile these objectives. “We must punish the fraudsters, but keep the cranes,” he explained.
Here are the three remedies proposed by the candidate for Mayor of Montreal:
Economist and entrepreneur Marcel Côté announced today that he will be leading a coalition as candidate for the office of Mayor of Montreal in the municipal election on November 3. Mr. Côté, who has a long record of involvement in the business, institutional and cultural life of Montreal and Quebec, was accompanied by supporters and leading figures from the worlds of politics, economics, the arts and the community as he made his public announcement.
"I am particularly proud to have assembled a coalition around a pragmatic agenda for our City, a city that Montrealers want to reclaim. The coalition brings together representatives of East and West, federalists and sovereignists, central [...]
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