(Montreal) Mayor Valerie Plante on Thursday recognized former Prime Minister Lucin Bouchard as an honorary citizen of the city of Montreal for his “extraordinary contribution to public life in Montreal”.
Myers of Metropolis emphasized the former PQ Premier’s commitment to Quebec and its population, especially by advocating equity between men and women and the fate of future generations.
“Lucy Bouchard has always had a deep sense of public service,” he saidTo me Plant in a press release. […] Mr. Bouchard knew how to navigate through difficult personal and political episodes wonderfully, presence and resilience, which earned him demographic respect and admiration. ”
The mayor said the man who was Quebec’s prime minister from 1996 to 2001 was also a man of culture. “Among other things, we are indebted to the Great Library, which is now the pride of Montreal. He will also assume the presidency of the Orchester Symphony de Montreal,” she argued.
Mr. Bouchard was invited to sign the City Golden Book. He is the seventh and last Montreal man to receive honorary specialization in recent weeks.
On the occasion of the Montreal anniversary, from May 17, Mayor Plante will be honoring those who have contributed to the unique and extraordinary character of the metropolis, as well as its influence, through their actions, their art or their commitment.