Denis Coderre for mayor? Still not clear
It’s not really news that Denis Coderre is pondering a run for mayor of Montreal. He’s apparently popular among the citizenry, if not with the existing councillors. But it’s not yet clear whether he’ll abandon federal politics to take the chance, or which party he’d join up with.
Critics have a legitimate point that Coderre has no experience on the municipal level, but he’d definitely bring a different energy to city hall – we’d have our own Napoleon to butt heads with Quebec City’s Mayor Labeaume.
This item also hints that Mayor Tremblay won’t try for a fourth term, but also floats the odd possibility that he may even leave politics before the end of this term – the kind of hint that makes me wonder what a journalist has heard but can’t openly write about.