TOPIC: QUEBEC MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS 2021
Town councillor in wheelchair stranded by cuts to paratransit near Thetford Mines
The lack of paratransit in his area means a quadriplegic councillor is forced to make the 1-kilometre trip back home by wheelchair after his council meetings, even during winter.
Gracia Kasoki Kahtawa's win in Côte-des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-de-Grâce confirmed after recount
After judicial recounts, two municipal election results in Montreal's Côte-des-neiges—Notre-Dame-de-Grace borough have been confirmed. Gracia Kasoki Kahtawa is officially the borough's new mayor.
This Quebec mayor was elected by the luck of the draw — literally
Jean Lapointe's name was picked out of a judge's hat after he and his only opponent, outgoing mayor Jean-Claude Pouliot, each got 327 votes during the 2021 municipal election in Quebec.
Quebec mayoral candidate who was mistakenly projected winner opens up about the experience
Ten days after Quebec's municipal elections, Marie-Josée Savard opened up about her experience of being mistakenly projected as the winner of Quebec City's mayoral race.
Valérie Plante sworn in for 2nd term as mayor of Montreal
Valérie Plante’s second term as mayor of Montreal officially kicked off Thursday night after she was sworn in alongside dozens of city councillors and borough mayors.
Ensemble Montréal gets recount in Côte-des-Neiges–Nôtre-Dame-de-Grâce
Following the municipal elections, Ensemble Montréal, the leading opposition at city hall, is seeking recounts in two boroughs: Côte-des-Neiges–Nôtre–Dame-de-Grâce and Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles. On Nov. 17, the court agreed.
How Valérie Plante beat Denis Coderre to be re-elected mayor of Montreal, in one map
This interactive map shows how the two rivals performed in the Nov. 7 mayoral election and the one in 2017.
At just 21, Isabelle Lessard becomes one of Quebec's youngest mayors
When Isabelle Lessard saw that no one else was running for mayor in her hometown, the 21-year-old decided to put her name forward, despite having no experience in municipal politics.
Denis Coderre is quitting municipal politics, after 2nd mayoral defeat
After last Sunday’s election loss, Denis Coderre has decided to not stay on as the leader of the official opposition at city hall.
Recounts expected after tight wins in Montreal, demerged cities
The boroughs of Outremont and Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, as well as the demerged cities of Pointe-Claire and the Town of Mount-Royal (TMR) all have candidates requesting recounts.
New party has just 1 seat on Quebec City council but hopes to make city greener
A new municipal party that brands itself as a progressive voice and a champion for the environment is making its debut at city hall in Quebec City.
There's a new mayor in Hampstead, and tenants say it's thanks to them
A group of tenants in apartment buildings along Côte Saint-Luc Road in Hampstead are convinced, they tipped the scales in the election that ousted long-time mayor William Steinberg.
Boosting Montreal's dismal election turnout won't be easy, but there are remedies available
Only 38 per cent of all eligible voters cast a ballot in Montreal's election - four percentage points less than the paltry number recorded four years ago. What can be done to get that number higher?
Change blows through several Quebec towns, with incumbents ousted by fresh faces
Saguenay, Sherbrooke, and Sutton are getting new leaders after voters chose to elect fresh faces instead of sticking with the status quo.
First Black person to lead Montreal's executive committee
Last night Dominique Ollivier was elected city councillor for Vieux-Rosemont under the Projet Montréal banner, and is now Valérie Plante's right-hand woman at city hall.
Gracia Kasoki Katahwa wins nail-biter in Côte-Des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-De-Grâce
Gracia Kasoki Katahwa of Projet Montréal has squeaked out a victory in Montreal's largest borough, Côte-Des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-De-Grâce.
Bruno Marchand elected Quebec City's new mayor
Marie-Josée Savard seemed poised to succeed outgoing mayor Régis Labeaume, who governed the city for 14 years, but as the votes continued to be counted, the momentum shifted to Bruno Marchand, a relative newcomer to municipal politics.
Valérie Plante says housing a top priority to kick off 2nd term
Valérie Plante is coming off a decisive victory in the race for Montreal's city hall. On Monday, she outlined the top priorities for her second term as the city's mayor.
Voter turnout drops from last municipal election
Voter turnout came in at 36.1 per cent this election, down from 42.5 per cent in 2017. Valérie Plante says her party wants to encourage more people to go to the polls.
Montgomery and Fumagalli, 2 controversial Montreal borough mayors, lose their seats
Sue Montgomery, the mayor for Côte-Des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-De-Grâce and Giuliana Fumagalli the mayor for Villeray—Saint-Michel—Parc-Extension, both lost after running as independents.
After a big victory, Valérie Plante returns as Montreal mayor with even bigger challenges ahead
Valérie Plante is back for another four years. The question becomes: what will she do with this opportunity?
Valérie Plante celebrates re-election as 'mayoress' of Montreal
Valérie Plante is returning as mayor of Montreal. Plante, the incumbent and the leader of Projet Montréal, beat out her rival Denis Coderre.
Laval and Longueuil voters elect young mayors to lead cities
At 29 years old, Catherine Fournier has been elected mayor of Longueuil, on Montreal’s South Shore. And just north of Montreal, Stéphane Boyer, at just 33 years old, is taking over as mayor in Laval.
Here is what Montreal's returning mayor Valérie Plante promised during her campaign
Montreal mayor Valérie Plante held onto her seat in Sunday's municipal election, winning over voters on promises like improving quality of life for Montrealers, tackling rising living costs, improving public security and cutting transit fare costs.
Quebec Votes 2021
Results for mayor of Quebec City
Follow along here starting at 8 p.m. as live results come in for the Quebec City mayoral race.