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Transit Project: Multicultural City and Montreal Area

transit project: Legault and his party, which is popular in the far-flung suburban ridings surrounding the greater Montreal area, weren't enamoured of the project, according to Vancouver Courier. We have concluded it's not the priority, Legault told reporters at his party's convention in May. Valerie Plante's pink line helped her win the 2017 municipal election as Montrealers dreamed of a shiny new transit project with stations to be named after women and minorities who helped build the multicultural city.article continues below Trending Stories Vancouver council candidate Jean Swanson reflects on her time in prison Vancouver Bird Festival takes off starting today Dunsmuir viaduct land to be transformed into housing for homeless Waterfront Sea Bus terminal to get over-40 facelift The Liberals and Parti Quebecois, who both hold ridings on the island of Montreal, publicly supported the project, despite acknowledging the embryonic plan was many years away if it ever came to fruition. Pollsters have indicated the Coalition, which was created in 2011 and has never held power, can win the Oct. 1 provincial election without any of the 27 ridings on the island of Montreal. A major question is where the country's second-largest city and Quebec's economic engine will rank in the Coalition's list of priorities should it take power. And while the party has one or two chances of picking up a Montreal riding, its political base is in Quebec City and the surrounding areas known as the regions. ( As reported in the news.