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2018-12-03 19:08:54 Glenmount residents deserve the same access to local services as all other Montrealers

MONTREALDecember 3, 2018 - Following the non-renewal of an agreement between the Town of Mount Royaland the borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce concerning the Glenmount sector, the Leader of Montréal's Official Opposition and City Councillor for the Darlington district, Mr. Lionel Perez, decried the uncompromising attitude of borough mayor Sue Montgomery, supported by her Projet Montréal councillors.

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2018-11-29 16:49:39 Presentation of Ensemble Montréal’s Brief to the OCPM: A Unifying Vision for Mount Royal’s Camillien-Houde/Remembrance Thoroughfare

Montreal, November 29, 2018 – After the public outcry caused by the Plante administration’s pilot project, Ensemble Montréal is now speaking out on behalf of all Montrealers and proposing the kind of project that everyone expected. The hastily-conceived Projet Montréal plan halted all automobile traffic between voie Camillien-Houde and Remembrance Road for months without correcting fundamental safety issues.

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2018-11-19 17:56:44 Ensemble Montréal announces a new candidate for Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles

Montreal, November 9, 2018 - Surrounded by his party’s elected officials from Rivière-des-Prairies—Pointe-aux-Trembles, Ensemble Montreal leader, Lionel Perez announced the party’s new borough mayoral candidate, Manuel Guedes.  Theo Vecera withdrew his candidacy on the advice of his doctor due to health reasons.

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2018-11-12 20:36:10 A motion by Ensemble Montréal for history courses on genocides in Quebec schools

Montréal, November 12th, 2018 – Ensemble Montréal will be tabling a motion at the next city council asking the Quebec government to study the relevance of including a course on the history of genocides in the Quebec curriculum. The leader of Ensemble Montréal, Lionel Perez, made the announcement this morning, accompanied by Ms. Heidi Berger, founder and president of the Foundation for Genocide Education, as well as representatives of the Rwandan and Armenian communities.

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2018-11-09 11:54:09 Ensemble Montréal announces its new candidate for Rivière-des-Prairies—Pointe-aux-Trembles

Montreal, November 9, 2018 - Surrounded by his party’s elected officials from Rivière-des-Prairies—Pointe-aux-Trembles, Ensemble Montreal leader, Lionel Perez announced the party’s new borough mayoral candidate, Manuel Guedes.  Theo Vecera withdrew his candidacy on the advice of his doctor due to health reasons.

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2018-10-30 18:05:21 Ensemble Montréal announces the candidacy of Josué Corvil for city councillor in Saint-Michel

Montreal, October 30th, 2018 – Surrounded by many members of the community and of Ensemble Montréal elected officials, the leader of the party, Mr. Lionel Perez, introduced Mr. Josué Corvil, who will run under the Ensemble Montréal banner in the by-election on Sunday, December 16th, for the position of City Councillor in the district of Saint-Michel.

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2018-10-27 19:08:20 Ensemble Montréal announces the candidacy of Theo Vecera for Mayor of Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles

Montreal, October 28th, 2018 – It is with great pride that the leader of Ensemble Montréal, Mr. Lionel Perez, introduced Mr. Theo Vecera to the press as his party’s candidate for the position of Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles borough mayor in the December 16th byelection. 

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2018-09-06 18:20:44 Ensemble Montréal wants more representatives of visible and ethnocultural minorities within paramunicipal, associate and independent organizations at the City of Montreal

Montreal, September 6th, 2018 – The leader of Ensemble Montréal, Mr. Lionel Perez, the borough mayor of Pierrefonds-Roxboro, Mr. Dimitrios (Jim) Beis, and the spokesperson for diversity, Ms. Mary Deros, introduced a motion seeking to improve the representativity of cultural diversity within the City’s paramunicipal, associate and independent organizations.

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2018-08-15 20:11:26 Back to school - Ensemble Montréal requests more school crossing guards to ensure the security of youth

The leader of Ensemble Montréal, Mr. Lionel Perez, and the spokesperson for matters related to homelessness and youth, Mr. Benoit Langevin, have tabled a motion demanding that the City of Montreal work with the Service de police de Montréal (SPVM) to put an end to the quotas limiting the number of school crossing guards in the Montreal agglomeration.

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2018-07-23 21:35:15 Combining sustainable development and economic growth – Ensemble Montréal favourable to a model project in the area of green technologies in Montréal’s east end

The Leader of Ensemble Montréal, Mr. Lionel Perez, and the spokesman of the Official Opposition for economic development, Mr. Aref Salem, give their support to a project by Solargise, a British company in the clean energy sector that wishes to locate on the site of the current Métropolitain Anjou golf club in east-end Montréal.

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  • 2017-01-10 21:37:18 The 2018 Budget: More Broken Promises – “A budget that hurts both residents and businesses”

    Mr. Lionel Perez, Leader of the Official Opposition at Montréal City Hall, and Mr. Alan DeSousa, Vice-Chair of the Finance and Administration Committee, reacted to the first budget of the Plante-Dorais administration, remarking off the top that Mayor Plante had broken her promise not to increase taxes above inflation.

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    2017-11-20 21:39:06 The new Montréal Executive Committee – “the first election promise broken by Valérie Plante and Projet Montréal”

    The Leader of the Official Opposition at Montréal City Hall, Mr. Lionel Perez, denounced the tactics used by Projet Montréal to form the new Executive Committee after the November 5 elections.

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    2018-03-06 21:31:00 Closing Chemin Camillien-Houde – Mount Royal for all! Ensemble Montréal supports the grass-roots mobilization and demands the Plante administration consult Montrealers

    The hasty announcement of the closure of Chemin Camilien-Houde to automobile traffic on Mount Royal as part of a pilot project by the Plante administration has sparked a grass-roots mobilization across the entire Greater Montréal region.

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    2018-03-15 21:43:54 On the 50th anniversary of his passing, Ensemble Montréal proposes to add Martin Luther King Jr.'s name to Montréal's toponymy

    The Leader of the Official Opposition at Montréal City Hall, Mr. Lionel Perez, accompanied by Councillors Mary Deros, spokesperson for diversity, and Frantz Benjamin, spokesperson for democracy and citizen participation, today presented a motion to add the name of Martin Luther King Jr. to the toponymy of Montréal.

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    2018-04-19 21:32:45 Surplus of $139.5M in 2017 – “The City had no need to increase taxes for 2018”

    Reacting to the tabling of the City of Montréal’s consolidated financial statements for 2017, the Leader of Ensemble Montréal, Mr. Lionel Perez, highlighted the large surplus of $139.5M, a report that put the lie to members of Projet Montréal who had accused the previous administration of leaving “a tremendous deficit” of $358M in the aftermath of the November 2017 municipal elections.

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    2018-06-11 21:33:55 Parc Jeanne-Mance – Ensemble Montréal denounces the pretexts used to justify the demolition of a softball field

    The Leader of Ensemble Montréal, Mr. Lionel Perez, and the spokesman of the Official Opposition for sports and recreation and relations with the anglophone community, Mr Dimitrios (Jim) Beis, have strongly denounced the permanent closure and demolition without notice of the softball field located in the northern section of Parc Jeanne-Mance in the Plateau Mont-Royal borough.

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    2018-07-23 21:35:15 Combining sustainable development and economic growth – Ensemble Montréal favourable to a model project in the area of green technologies in Montréal’s east end

    The Leader of Ensemble Montréal, Mr. Lionel Perez, and the spokesman of the Official Opposition for economic development, Mr. Aref Salem, give their support to a project by Solargise, a British company in the clean energy sector that wishes to locate on the site of the current Métropolitain Anjou golf club in east-end Montréal.

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    2018-09-06 18:20:44 Ensemble Montréal wants more representatives of visible and ethnocultural minorities within paramunicipal, associate and independent organizations at the City of Montreal

    Montreal, September 6th, 2018 – The leader of Ensemble Montréal, Mr. Lionel Perez, the borough mayor of Pierrefonds-Roxboro, Mr. Dimitrios (Jim) Beis, and the spokesperson for diversity, Ms. Mary Deros, introduced a motion seeking to improve the representativity of cultural diversity within the City’s paramunicipal, associate and independent organizations.

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    2018-10-27 19:08:20 Ensemble Montréal announces the candidacy of Theo Vecera for Mayor of Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles

    Montreal, October 28th, 2018 – It is with great pride that the leader of Ensemble Montréal, Mr. Lionel Perez, introduced Mr. Theo Vecera to the press as his party’s candidate for the position of Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles borough mayor in the December 16th byelection. 

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    2018-10-30 18:05:21 Ensemble Montréal announces the candidacy of Josué Corvil for city councillor in Saint-Michel

    Montreal, October 30th, 2018 – Surrounded by many members of the community and of Ensemble Montréal elected officials, the leader of the party, Mr. Lionel Perez, introduced Mr. Josué Corvil, who will run under the Ensemble Montréal banner in the by-election on Sunday, December 16th, for the position of City Councillor in the district of Saint-Michel.

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    2018-11-09 11:54:09 Ensemble Montréal announces its new candidate for Rivière-des-Prairies—Pointe-aux-Trembles

    Montreal, November 9, 2018 - Surrounded by his party’s elected officials from Rivière-des-Prairies—Pointe-aux-Trembles, Ensemble Montreal leader, Lionel Perez announced the party’s new borough mayoral candidate, Manuel Guedes.  Theo Vecera withdrew his candidacy on the advice of his doctor due to health reasons.

    Read more

    2018-11-12 20:36:10 A motion by Ensemble Montréal for history courses on genocides in Quebec schools

    Montréal, November 12th, 2018 – Ensemble Montréal will be tabling a motion at the next city council asking the Quebec government to study the relevance of including a course on the history of genocides in the Quebec curriculum. The leader of Ensemble Montréal, Lionel Perez, made the announcement this morning, accompanied by Ms. Heidi Berger, founder and president of the Foundation for Genocide Education, as well as representatives of the Rwandan and Armenian communities.

    Read more

    2018-11-19 17:56:44 Ensemble Montréal announces a new candidate for Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles

    Montreal, November 9, 2018 - Surrounded by his party’s elected officials from Rivière-des-Prairies—Pointe-aux-Trembles, Ensemble Montreal leader, Lionel Perez announced the party’s new borough mayoral candidate, Manuel Guedes.  Theo Vecera withdrew his candidacy on the advice of his doctor due to health reasons.

    Read more

    2018-11-29 16:49:39 Presentation of Ensemble Montréal’s Brief to the OCPM: A Unifying Vision for Mount Royal’s Camillien-Houde/Remembrance Thoroughfare

    Montreal, November 29, 2018 – After the public outcry caused by the Plante administration’s pilot project, Ensemble Montréal is now speaking out on behalf of all Montrealers and proposing the kind of project that everyone expected. The hastily-conceived Projet Montréal plan halted all automobile traffic between voie Camillien-Houde and Remembrance Road for months without correcting fundamental safety issues.

    Read more

    2018-12-03 19:08:54 Glenmount residents deserve the same access to local services as all other Montrealers

    MONTREALDecember 3, 2018 - Following the non-renewal of an agreement between the Town of Mount Royaland the borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce concerning the Glenmount sector, the Leader of Montréal's Official Opposition and City Councillor for the Darlington district, Mr. Lionel Perez, decried the uncompromising attitude of borough mayor Sue Montgomery, supported by her Projet Montréal councillors.

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