This morning, Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre shot back at Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall's recent, pointed remarks.
Population de la Communauté Métropolitaine de Montréal: 4 millions... Population de la Saskatchewan: 1.13 millions....— @DenisCoderre
In a public message, Coderre reminded Wall that Montreal and the Montreal Metropolitan Community hold a much larger population than that of the entire province of Saskatchewan.
Coderre's calculated statement serves as a blatant retort to Wall's recent, critical comments on social media.
"This is a sad day for our country," began Wall's post.
"Is it too much to expect that these Quebec municipal leaders would respond to this reality with generous support for a pipeline that supports the very sector that has supported them?" begs the last line of Wall's comment.
Premier Wall wants the federal government to consider returning a portion of the money it is taking from so-called "have" provinces while energy prices are low.
Coderre called the Energy East pipeline "risky" and questioned its economic benefit to Montreal.