Tag Archives: Marvin Rotrand

Sikhs Urge Dialogue to Promote Their Inclusion in Quebec

The World Sikh Organization of Canada today called upon the City of Montreal and the Government of Quebec to work far harder to implement concrete measures to break down systemic barriers that make it difficult for Sikhs, and other minorities, to play their full role in Quebec society.   WSO President Mukhbir Singh said that […]

Housefather Acclaimed as Mount Royal Liberal Candidate for 2019 Election Endorsed by Local MNAs and Mayors

Montreal, Quebec – On Thursday, August 16th, MP Anthony Housefather was officially acclaimed as the Mount Royal Liberal Party Candidate for the 2019 election. “It has been an honour to serve the people of Mount Royal as their MP, I hope to be given the opportunity to continue serving the people of this great riding,” […]

Rotrand Wants Action Before Opioid Crisis Engulfs Montreal and Quebec

Councillor Marvin Rotrand, Chef par Interim of Coalition Montreal, will tell City Council in Question Period this afternoon that Montreal and the province of Quebec are unlikely to avoid the opioid drug crisis that is killing thousands across North America. “In the United States, there were 33000 overdose deaths due to opioids in 2015 according […]

Rotrand Elected Interim Leader of Coalition Montreal

Laurent Blanchard, President of Coalition Montreal, today announced that Councillor Marvin Rotrand has been elected by the party Executive as Leader replacing M. Benoit Dorais. M. Rotrand’s mandate commences immediately. Rotrand is the dean of City Council having served continuously since 1982. He served as co-chair of Marcel Cote’s 2013 Mayoralty campaign and is currently […]

ROTRAND RE-ELECTED NATIONAL TRANSIT CHAIR

Snowdon City Councillor Marvin Rotrand, Vice President of the Montreal Transit Commission (STM), was re-elected yesterday as the chair of the Transit Board Members Committee (TBMC) of the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA). TBMC is comprised of Mayors and Councillors who sit on transit agency boards across Canada. Rotrand was acclaimed to a second two-year term […]

Kalihukang Bisaya Montreal Board of Directors 2016-2017 Elected

Kalihukang Bisaya of Filipino Community in Montreal had successfully and peacefully held a long time awaited General Assembly where the election takes place last Oct. 23, 2016, at Community Center 6767, Cote Des Neige, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It’s been how many years since the creation of Kalihukang Bisaya (KB) in Montreal held a separate event […]

#15$Maintenant minimum wage

Magandang Umaga, Magandang hapon po sa lahat ng mga mamamayan dito sa Montreal at sa buong mundo. Good morning, good afternoon to all Montrealers and so with those watching this video around the globe.This is Lady Explorer of Canadian Pinoy Radio Montreal.   It’s been a while workers here in Montreal had been claiming for […]

Former Australian Health Minister Shares Experiences on Plain Tobacco Packaging

Toronto, September 27, 2016 – Today Councillor Joe Mihevc hosted a media event with former Australian Health Minister Nicola Roxon and other health partners on the importance of plain and standardized packaging of tobacco products.  The event provided an opportunity to learn from the Australian experience, the first country to adopt plain packaging for tobacco.  Similar […]

Great News Direct Air Canada Flight from Montreal to Shanghai

City Councillor Marvin Rotrand welcomed today’s announcement that Air Canada will soon launch direct service from Montreal to Shanghai. “This is exactly the type of service that City Council envisioned when we mandated the Executive Committee to work with Aeroports de Montreal to obtain more direct flights from Montreal to major business centres and emerging […]

AN INVITATION TO CHAMPION THE CAUSE OF RACIAL EQUALITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

AN INVITATION TO CHAMPION THE CAUSE OF RACIAL EQUALITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE  Public Meeting – Under Representation – Visible Minorities in Municipal Elected Office Tuesday, April 5, 7 PM – 6767 Cote des Neiges  Dear Friend, On January 18 six Montreal City Councillors and various organizations representing visible minority communities convened an important press conference […]