Members of the municipal administration of Saint-Bernard de Beauvoir distanced themselves from the “controversial” positions taken by Mayor Andre Gagnon.
In a statement released Friday, council members said “recommendations and actions taken by government leaders, federal and regional, as well as coronavirus, have been taken in his private life.”
“The next person took care not to mix his personal positions with his work in the town hall,” one said.
Newspaper Mr. Gagnon was reported Friday to have taken part in a demonstration in Montreal last December that brought together thousands of anti-vaccine conspiracy activists.
There are no masks in the photo
A group photo featuring Mayor Andre Gagnon has been circulating on social networks for weeks. No one is wearing a mask in this photo.
The posters of the demonstrators were not greatly appreciated by the government. We can see the famous “Q” of QAnon, the American conspiracy movement, on the flag.
Mr Gagnon, who arrived by phone, did not deny the facts, but he did not want to elaborate on the matter. “The debate ends there! He said before the call ended.
Newspaper The Saint-Bernard Mayor Coalition announced Wednesday that Liberte has joined a branch of Canada that seeks to end regulatory measures in the country.