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.
Coderre announced his candidacy on the Radio-Canada talk show, Tout le monde en parle.
On ne peut pas dire qu’on ne s’y attendait pas! Blague à part, je souhaite la bienvenue à @DenisCoderre dans la cou… https://t.co/ZGi6whOZ45— Valérie Plante (@Valérie Plante) 1616978469.0
"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.
Coderre 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.