TOPIC: QUEBEC MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS 2017

Analysis

Projet Montréal's Pink line: Pipe dream or election game-changer?

On the one hand, the Pink line would meet a need, and financing is available. On the other hand, Projet's estimated price-tag of $6 billion and its six-year timeline might be overly optimistic.
In Depth

The charm offensive: Valérie Plante's charge for City Hall

Here's an in-depth profile of Valérie Plante we ran during the election campaign. In a major upset, she beat out Denis Coderre for Montreal's top job in Sunday's election.

Judicial recount jeopardizes Quebec City opposition leader's place on council

A judge has authorized a recount for a seat at Quebec City council, which could jeopardize the victory of newly elected opposition leader Jean-François Gosselin.

Driscoll vs. Driscoll: Coin toss could determine next mayor of Saint-Augustin, Que.

Two people vying for the mayor's seat in a small town on Quebec's Lower North Shore ended up with the identical number of votes: 147 apiece. Though not related, they also happen to share a last name.

Driscoll vs. Driscoll: Luck of the draw crowns next Saint-Augustin mayor

A draw from a hat has secured the outcome of the mayoral race in Saint-Augustin, Que., where the two top candidates — who share the same last name — received the same number of votes.

Quebec City mayor's political foe steps down after crushing defeat

One of the people who has kept Régis Labeaume in check for the past 10 years is quitting municipal politics. Anne Guérette has announced she is stepping down after the party she founded, Démocratie Québec, only elected one councillor to city hall.

Montreal's new city council short on diversity

While Sunday’s municipal election may have been historic for women – seven out of 18 elected borough mayors are women – it was not a good day for diversity.

Valérie Plante wants to 'get Montrealers moving again.' What can she actually get done?

Here’s a closer look at four pledges made by the mayor-elect during the campaign.

After historic win, Valérie Plante says she's ready to work

Fresh off her win last night, Montreal's mayor-elect Valérie Plante spent Monday morning making her first appearances, meeting with commuters outside a Metro station, then speaking to reporters outside city hall.
Interactive

Get results here for the 2017 municipal elections across Quebec

Personalize your election results with our live, interactive results dashboard.

Plante in, Coderre out: Montrealers react to their new mayor

After a tight race for the mayor's seat, Valérie Plante has swooped into power as the first woman to win a municipal election in Montreal's 375 years of existence.
Analysis

For Valérie Plante, pulling off the greatest political upset in 50 years was easy. Now comes the hard part

It’s day one of the Valérie Plante era. What’s next? It's Monday morning, and now things get real.

Alex Bottausci pulls off win in DDO, Jim Beis hangs onto Pierrefonds-Roxboro

Dollard-des-Ormeaux councillor Alex Bottausci has ended longtime mayor Ed Janiszewski's 33-year reign as mayor, and Pierrefonds's Jim Beis was re-elected despite all the criticism he endured over the borough's handling of spring flooding.

Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin elected to 2nd term as Gatineau mayor

Radio-Canada has projected that Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin is the city's mayor-elect after he handily beat his four opponents Sunday night.

Valérie Plante elected mayor of Montreal, beating out Denis Coderre

The leader of Projet Montréal scored a stunning upset to become Montreal's next mayor, beating out the incumbent, veteran politician Denis Coderre, who announced he's quitting municipal politics.

'King' Régis Labeaume keeps tight hold on Quebec City council

Régis Labeaume will remain in the mayor's post for another four years, after being elected mayor for the fourth time by Quebec City voters.

RECAP: What happened on municipal election night in Quebec, 2017

A look back at what happened on election night from CBC reporters in the Montreal area, Quebec City, Sherbrooke and Gatineau in our election night live blog.

Yves Lévesque re-elected for 5th term in Trois-Rivières

Incumbent mayor Yves Lévesque will serve a fifth mandate as mayor of Trois-Rivières, in the Mauricie region.

Newcomer Steve Lussier elected new mayor of Sherbrooke

Voters in Sherbrooke have elected political newcomer Steve Lussier as their new mayor, pushing out Bernard Sévigny, who was seeking a third mandate.

Josée Néron crowned mayor of Saguenay

Josée Néron will replace Saguenay's outspoken mayor, Jean Tremblay. Tremblay, who announced he would resign back in 2015, held the job for 20 years.

Voters cast ballots in municipal elections across Quebec

Quebecers cast ballots at 858 municipalities across the province today. Polling stations closed at 8 p.m.

How to increase youth participation in municipal elections

Even though municipalities are responsible for nearly 60 per cent of public infrastructure and take care of recreation programs, public transit, and green spaces, voter turnout for municipal elections is the lowest among the three major levels of government.
MONTREAL VOTES

Montreal candidates make last rounds without Denis Coderre

With only two days left before voters head to the polls, Équipe Denis Coderre was out on the Montreal hustings Friday without the man for whom the team is named.

What you need to know to vote in Montreal this weekend

With only one day left to go, here is everything you need to know to about voting in Montreal on Sunday.

Transit steers debate in race for Gatineau's top job

Four candidates are vying to unseat incumbent Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin in Sunday's vote for Gatineau's mayor. Public transit has emerged as a key issue in the campaign.

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