Municipal political parties in Montreal

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Municipal politics in Montreal's city council revolve around its elected councillors, the municipal political parties to which they belong, and the mayor.

Montreal is one of the rare examples of a city with municipal political parties in Canada (they also exist in Vancouver). [1] Political parties were legalized in Quebec by the PQ government in power in 1978, however they existed long before official recognition by the provincial government. [2]

Current parties[edit]


Former parties[edit]


Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ pp.70, Caroline Andrew, "Electing a Diverse Canada", UBC Press (2009), ISBN 0-7748-1486-1
  2. ^ Carolle Simard, "Political Representation of Minorities in the City of Montreal"