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2013 Montréal Elections: what are the candidates promising?

Montréal, September 20, 2013 – On the day of the official launch of the election campaign, the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal would like to offer the business community and the public a unique, interactive tool for tracking news on the priority economic issues in Montréal’s mayoral election.

“Many issues that are critical for our city’s future will be discussed in the coming weeks,” said Michel Leblanc, President and CEO of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal. “They deserve our full attention. This is why we will stay at the heart of the action, and we encourage you, every day from now until November 3, to follow what the candidates have to propose and what the media have to say about it, all with a single click.”

In the spring, the Board of Trade identified four economic issues the next mayor should focus on to help Montréal regain its former glory: governance, the business environment, transportation and major projects, and the city’s image.

“To stay on top of the issues, find out where we stand and make an informed choice come voting day, I encourage you to follow our press review,” Mr. Leblanc said. “It’s a great read!”

Consult the press review at

The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal is made up of some 7,000 members. Its mission is to represent the interests of the business community of Greater Montréal and to provide individuals, merchants, and local businesses of all sizes with a variety of specialized services to help them achieve their full potential in terms of innovation, productivity, and competitiveness. The Board of Trade is Quebec's leading private economic development organization.




Michelle LLambias Meunier

Advisor, Media Relations

Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

Tel.: 514 871-4000, ext. 4042


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