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Majority Members: Mayor Plante and Montreal Residents

majority members: The concerns are unjustified, according to National Observer. Women comprise the majority of Montreal residents and, for the very first time in the city's history, more women than men were elected to Montreal City Hall. It's fascinating that such hand-wringing rarely seems to take place when the majority members of a council or a panel are men. There was, therefore, no shortage of qualified elected officials for Mayor Plante to appoint to the committee. How half of the population can be cast as a special interest group baffles me. Despite those facts, some critics framed the balanced committee membership as tokenism and charged that Plante caved in to special interests. ( As reported in the news.