We've got a Montreal election update for you. Former Montreal mayor Denis Coderre announced that he's officially running for office again in the upcoming municipal election. \nCoderre announced his candidacy on the Radio-Canada talk show, Tout le monde en parle. \nEditor's Choice: 7 Beaches & Hidden Spots To Explore For A Caribbean Vacation Near Montreal\n\nOn ne peut pas dire qu’on ne s’y attendait pas! Blague à part, je souhaite la bienvenue à @DenisCoderre dans la course. Je suis impatiente de pouvoir débattre avec vous, de notre vision pour Montréal. #polmtl— Valérie Plante (@Val_Plante) March 29, 2021\n\nOn the show, Coderre tackled several issues including the housing crisis, the REM de l'Est, systemic racism, baseball in Montreal, and the role of the SPVM.\n"I am not running against Valérie Plante, I'm running for Montreal," said Coderre. For her part, Mayor Plante said that she "looks forward to discussing" their "vision for Montreal" on Twitter.\nCoderre will assume the leadership of the Ensemble Montreal party, his former party, which was once named after him. "I want us to rediscover Montreal [...] we need an alternative [...] and I think Montreal deserves more," he said.