Monday, April 27, 2009

Labonté Vows To Bid For Expo 2020

Benoit Labonté cast his vote on party policy during the Vision Montreal convention in Montreal Sunday. Photograph by: Allen McInnis, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

Mayoral hopeful kicks off campaign with ambitious list of promises.

With promises to make city hall more transparent, bring a world's fair to Montreal in 2020 and support a bid to get this city a Major League Soccer team, Benoit Labonté officially kicked off his campaign for the mayoralty yesterday.

And he pledged to do all of the above - plus more - within a week of his Vision Montreal party winning power in the Nov. 1 municipal election.

"Montreal is in need of real change and we need to really shake things up," Labonté told about 200 Vision Montreal delegates who gathered for a party convention to decide the priorities for their coming election platform.

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My Comment: Spending money that we do not have.

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