Mayor Wins Hands Down

Kathryn Greenaway, Montreal Gazette , 10 October 2017

West Island acclamations include two mayors and 20 councillors

Kirkland incumbent Mayor Michel Gibson is one of two mayors in the West Island to be acclaimed leading up to the municipal elections, Nov. 5. Four of Kirkland’s eight councillor positions were also acclaimed:

District 1 (Timberlea) incumbent councillor Michael Brown

District 2 (Holleuffer) incumbent councillor Luciano Piciacchia

District 6 (Canvin) incumbent councillor John Morson

District 7 (St-Charles) incumbent councillor Paul Dufort

The entire slate of Senneville town councillors has been acclaimed:

District 1 incumbent councillor François Vaqué

District 2 councillor Alain Savoie

District 3 councillor Christopher Jackson

District 4 councillor Michelle Jackson Trepanier

District 5 incumbent councillor Dennis Dicks

District 6 incumbent councillor Peter Csenar

There is a three-way race for mayor in Senneville with outgoing District 2 councillor Charles Mickie and outgoing District 4 councillor Julie Brisebois in the running along with former mayor George McLeish. McLeish served four terms as mayor and one as councillor. He was ousted by outgoing Mayor Jane Guest in 2013.

Dollard-des-Ormeaux District 2 incumbent councillor Errol Johnson has been acclaimed as have Pointe-Claire District 3 (Valois) councillor Kelly Thorstat-Cullen, Beaconsfield District 2 councillor Karen Messier and Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue District 3 councillor Francis Juneau.

The entire municipal slate representing tiny Île-Dorval has also been acclaimed:

Incumbent Mayor Gisèle Chapleau, incumbent councillors André-Philippe Pelletier, Andrew Kabbash and Michael Hayes and councillors Nicholas Steinmetz, Carolyn Bourke and Huw Griffiths.

There were no acclamations in Dorval, Baie-d’Urfé and the boroughs of Lachine, Pierrefonds-Roxboro and Île-Bizard-Ste-Geneviève.

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