Montreal Municipal Services


Montreal municipal services and a municipal election that takes place every 4 years on the 1st Sunday of November. Our last municipal elections took place in November 2017 and our next municipal elections will take place in November 2021.

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During our next municipal elections in 2021, the residents of the City of Montreal will elect the members of the City Council that is, the mayor of the City of Montreal who is also the mayor of the Ville-Marie borough, the City Councillors, the Borough Mayors and the Borough Councillors. 

An election voting year that also requires that the residents of each of the 15 other municipalities of the Island of Montreal elect a Mayor for each City and a Councillor for each electoral district of each of the 15 other cities of the Island of Montreal including the Island of Dorval. 

Mayor Election Poll


Since mayor Gérald Tremblay (2002-2012), the mayor of the City of Montreal is also the mayor of the Ville-Marie borough, as per an agreement made between the Quebec Government and the City of Montreal. 

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Mayor Tremblay was convinced that the mayor of the City of Montreal should also be the mayor of the Ville-Marie borough to avoid potential conflicts if a borough mayor from the opposition would ever be elected again. 

Today, the mayor of the City of Montreal heads the City Council and controls the administrative, budgetary and legislative procedures of the Montreal municipal services and organisation as per the Charter of Ville de Montréal.

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Montreal Tax Administration


The Montreal City Council has the power to impose a tax rate on all properties within the limits of the City of Montreal, along with ten more municipal taxes. The boroughs impose two taxes, one for services and one for capital expenditures. 

All the taxpayers of the Island of Montreal, regardless of their borough or city of residence are required to pay a common tax for the shared services administered by the Agglomeration Council.

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Montreal Political Culture


The following is an alphabetical list of an equal number of traits that, according to some researchers, are prevalent in powerful men and women. Seven of the following traits are said to be prevalent in powerful men and seven others are also said to be prevalent in powerful and political women and leaders. 

See if you can identify which are male and which are female traits that may or may not help you vote for the most promising political analysts and leaders. Traits that may also enable you to determine whether you have the proper qualifications for becoming a political consultant and leader.

  • Adaptability
  • Assurance
  • Confidence
  • Courage
  • Flexibility
  • Gentleness
  • Grace
  • Loyalty
  • Passion
  • Perseverance
  • Resilience
  • Self-Respect
  • Strength
  • Tenacity

And the answers are...

  • EcargM
  • EcnarevesrepW
  • EcnarussaM
  • EcnedifnocM
  • EcneiliserW
  • EgaruocM
  • HtgnertsW
  • NoissapW
  • SseneltnegM
  • TcepserflesM
  • YticanetW
  • YtilibatpadaW
  • YtilibixelfM
  • YtlayolW

Montreal ISLAND Kits
Montreal Municipal Services by Rachel Louise Barry

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Discovering the 60,000 or so companies established on the Island of Montreal.