Residents in the Town of Mount Royal voted in favour of building a $48.6 million sports complex in a referendum after some residents opposed the possibility of borrowing $27.8 million to pay for the project.
Downtown Montreal may see a lot more terrasses this summer, as Mayor Valerie Plante announced new rules Friday she says will simplify things for restaurants, bars and cafes and reduce the financial burden on operators.
The provincial body with the ability to suspend elected officials is now investigating the workplace climate and conduct in the Cote-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grace office and its Mayor Sue Mongomery.
Last month Montreal began holding public consultations to gather suggestions on what to do about the estimated 15 per cent of street-level retail space that sits empty despite a growing population and booming economy.
Montreal's record stores are going to be able to keep their doors open later as of this spring. Mayor Valerie Plante tweeted the news on Tuesday afternoon, saying the City of Montreal will extend opening hours of record stores and "invite merchants and boroughs to make the rules surrounding store hours more flexible."
The mayor of Pierrefonds-Roxboro says he's frustrated with what he calls the City of Montreal's lack of transparency over whether millions of dollars of federal funds will be used to prevent future disastrous flooding in the West Island.