Plateau candidates square off at debate tonight

CBC Montreal's Thomas Daigle moderates a debate hosted by student associations this evening at Concordia's D.B Clarke Theatre.

CBC's Thomas Daigle moderates student-focused event

Plateau candidates Piper Huggins, Gilbert Thibodeau, Luc Ferrandez and David Côté. (Handout photos/CBC)


  • Équipe Coderre candidate Eleni Fakotakis has been added to the debate in place of Gilbert Thibodeau

Four candidates in the race for seats representing Plateau-Mont-Royal borough will face-off tonight in a debate focused on student issues and borough politics. 

The debate will be moderated by CBC's Thomas Daigle. (CBC)

The event, hosted by several student groups including the Concordia Student Union, starts at 7 p.m. and will be moderated by CBC Montreal's Thomas Daigle. 

The candidates participating include:

  • David Côté (Vrai Changement pour Montreal)
  • Luc Ferrandez (Projet Montréal)
  • Eleni Fakotakis (Équipe Denis Coderre​)
  • Piper Huggins (Coalition Montréal)

The event takes place at the D.B. Clarke Theatre and is free for all students and faculty.

Admission for community members is $5.


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