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Montreal came up in a Ted Cruz tweet on Friday afternoon after the Calgary-born Texas senator attempted to troll Vice President Kamala Harris by retweeting a Sean Hannity article with the caption "Montreal is going to invade." 

The tweet was in reference to an article on Sean Hannity's site entitled "'Immigration Czar' Kamala Harris Finally Visits a Border State… New Hampshire."

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On Monday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with U.S. Vice President (and former Montrealer) Kamala Harris. They discussed, among other more important topics, the vice president's time growing up in the Quebec metropolis.

Harris "recalled fondly her years spent in Montréal," according to a statement from the Office of the Prime Minister.

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It's U.S. President Joe Biden's first day in office. Naturally, Quebec politicians had some thoughts on the inauguration of the new administration — and they took to social media to express them. 

This day is especially meaningful for the province because Vice President Kamala Harris was a former Montrealer, who spent her formative years in the city, before becoming the first female vice president of the United States.

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As of 12:00 p.m. on January 20, 2021, the United States officially has a new president and vice president. Kamala Harris takes office as the first female, Black and Asian-American vice president in American history.

For Montrealers, Harris' ascension comes with another cause for celebration.

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On the day that she's set to make history as the first female, Black and Asian-American vice president, Kamala Harris' high school has posted a touching message for its barrier-breaking alumna.

In a five-minute video posted to YouTube, Westmount, Quebec high school students and teachers share what it means to them to have Harris ascend to the second-highest office in the United States.

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Mayor Valérie Plante has shown her support for Joe Bidden and Kamala Harris on multiple occasions already.

On November 3, the night of the 2020 U.S. election, the mayor tweeted "Good luck @JoeBiden. @KamalaHarris, your high school city is rooting for you!" as Harris spent some of her formative years in Montreal, attending Westmount High School.

Yesterday evening, Plante took to showing her support for the projected new U.S. vice-president by turning a photo of herself into a "My face when..." meme.

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With the announcement that Joe Biden is the projected winner of the U.S. presidential election, Montreal pride has been rolling in on social media as locals show love for projected vice-president Kamala Harris who spent formative years living in our city.

This is especially true when it comes to Harris' alma mater: Westmount High School, which took to Twitter to congratulate Harris on her success.

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Now that the Associated Press has projected that Joe Biden will be the next president of the United States, local love is pouring in for projected Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris, a former Montrealer who attended Westmount High School

Harris started her political career early by protesting her right to play on the lawn of a Montreal apartment complex, according to the New York Times.

But — by the looks of Twitter right now — it's clear this isn't just a win for Harris or for the U.S. It's a win for Montrealers, Quebecers and Canadians alike who have taken to social media to express their pride. 

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Former Montrealer and current California Senator Kamala Harris is projected to become the next vice president of the United States and locals are taking to social media to share their pride. That includes Quebec Premier François Legault, who offered his congratulations to Harris on Twitter.

"I congratulate the newly President-elect, [Joe Biden], for his campaign and his victory in the presidential election," Legault wrote.

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It's looking like former Montrealer, Kamala Harris, is set to become the first female vice-president of the United States, according to AP projections — and her alma mater, Westmount High School (WHS), "couldn't be more proud." 

Harris moved to Montreal at the age of 12 and attended WHS when her mother, Dr. Shyamala Harris, got a position at the Jewish General Hospital and McGill University.

Naturally, Harris's former high school took to Twitter to react to the news — as you do when your alumna is set to wind up in the White House.

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Former Montreal resident Kamala Harris is projected to become the first female vice president of the United States and the congratulations are rolling in, including from the Montreal mayor, herself.

Mayor Valérie Plante took to Twitter to say "the wait was worth it." 

She also noted that Harris is "breaking another glass ceiling."

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Current California senator and former Montrealer Kamala Harris is projected to become the first female U.S. vice president alongside Joe Biden, according to the New York Times, which has called the presidential election for the Democratic ticket.

Donald Trump has already made clear he's going to contest election results, however, and more ballots remain to be counted.

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