Monday, October 19, 2009

Vision Party Of Montreal In Turmoil

Vision Montreal mayoral candidate Louise Harel announced at a press conference on Sunday, October 18, 2009 that she asked Benoit Labonte to leave the party. Photo CTV

A Vision Of Turmoil -- Montreal Gazette

Harel ousts Labonté over phone calls to businessman

In the end, it wasn't the anonymous allegations that made up Vision Montreal mayoral candidate Louise Harel's mind.

It was the phone calls.

"Early this morning, at daybreak, in fact, I spoke with Benoit Labonté," she told reporters yesterday as she explained why she asked for the resignation from the party of her second in command and executive committee chairperson in waiting.

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More News On Mr. Labonte's Demotion In The Vision Party

Drastic changes in Municipal election -- CTV
Harel shows Labonté the door -- CJAD
Labonté bows out of city race -- CBC
Harel forces Labonté to quit Vision Montreal -- Montreal Gazette
Montreal fiasco claims another civic politician -- Toronto Star
Tremblay must request full-scale inquiry -- Montreal Gazette

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