Founder and business groups have approached Montreal lawyer Ryan Hillier to run for mayor of Montreal in the run-up to next November’s election.
Teams of Montreal industrialists who contacted him said they were disappointed with the pandemic management by Mayor Valerie Plante and did not want former mayor Denise Coder to return to the metropolitan head.
At 34, Mr Hillier believes his candidacy represents a true third way in the mayoral race, explained his communications manager Daniel LePine in an email to “24 Hours”.
Ryan Hillier, CEO and co-founder of law firm Novalex, said the city has a balanced vision of showcasing environmental issues to citizens while reviving the economy and stimulating job creation.
The young entrepreneur who ran for the Liberal Party of Canada in the 2008 federal election of Langueil-Pierre Boucher did not make his first foray into politics. According to his LinkedIn profile, from 2011 to 2016 of Montreal.
Isn’t that for real change for Montreal?
Contrary to reports in the “Law Press” on Wednesday, Mr Hillier did not confirm his intention to run for the leadership of True Change for the Montreal Party. The businessman did not even submit his candidacy to lead the party founded by Melanie Jolie. Those interested have until March 15 to apply.
Gilbert Thibodio, a former borough councilor and founder of Lachin Jean-Franకోois Cloutier, has confirmed that he and Felix-Antoine Jolie-Kaur, founder and management consultant, have confirmed that they want to run for mayor of Montreal ahead of the November election. They will try to oust the current mayor and project Montreal head Valerie Plante.
Former Montreal Mayor Denise Coder continues the suspense over her return to municipal politics.