As Montreal police announced a new plan to eliminate racial profiling, the Black Coalition of Quebec announced it is filing a $4-million class-action lawsuit against the police for failure to act against racial discrimination.
At a packed press conference Wednesday, Mayor Valerie Plante outlined how it would earmark $24 million to help immigrants settle in the city, receive services, learn French and find jobs – all in a safe environment.
Mayor Valerie Plante had harsh words for the opposition Wednesday in reference to language they used to describe the budget, saying it was “really inappropriate.” Last week, city councillor Alan De Sousa used language some called sexist to describe the budget presented by Plante’s administration.
The mayor of Town of Mount Royal is disputing the version of events put forward by the mayor of Cote des Neiges-Notre Dame de Grace concerning recreational services used by residents of the Glenmount neighbourhood.
The City of Montreal is discussing a plan to eliminate nearly 500 parking spots along Ste. Catherine St. between the city of Westmount and Bleury St. City council has approved a feasibility study to examine restricting drivers to one lane and eliminating two lanes of parking along a 4.5 kilometre stretch of Ste. Catherine St. starting at Atwater Ave.
Bixi is going to be operating in five additional boroughs in 2019.
As of next year the short-term bicycle rental service will be working in Montreal North, Anjou, St. Leonard, Lachine, and St. Laurent.