Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum resigns amid scandal

MONTREAL, June 19 (UPI) -- Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum announced his resignation after he was arrested on 14 criminal charges, including fraud and corruption, officials said.

Montreal mayor arrested on 14 criminal charges, including fraud

MONTREAL, June 17 (UPI) -- Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum was arrested early Monday on 14 criminal charges, including fraud and municipal corruption, officials said.

Montreal mayor says probe not about him

MONTREAL, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum says a raid on municipal offices by 120 members of a police anti-corruption unit has nothing to do with him.

Montreal gets English-speaking mayor

MONTREAL, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- The Montreal City Council voted Friday to install Michael Applebaum as the city's first English-speaking mayor in a century.

Montreal mayor resigns under cloud

MONTREAL, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Montreal Mayor Gerald Tremblay, dogged by corruption allegations, announced Monday he is resigning in the middle of his third term in office.
Canada eyes mask-wearing demonstrators

Canada eyes mask-wearing demonstrators

OTTAWA, May 8 (UPI) -- Canada's federal government and two riot-stricken cities are considering making it illegal for demonstrators to wear masks at violent protests.

Montreal introduces citywide rental bikes

MONTREAL, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The French Canadian city of Montreal Monday inaugurated its citywide system of bicycles that can be rented short-term and left behind.

Montreal mayor wants speedy riot inquiry

MONTREAL, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The mayor of Montreal has called for a rapid inquiry into riots that rocked the Canadian city Sunday and Monday after a fatal police shooting.

Montreal eyes road tolls worth $450M

MONTREAL, June 6 (UPI) -- The mayor of Montreal says he's pushing for road tolls that could generate as much as $450 million per year for public transportation.

Fire and ice don't mix in Montreal

MONTREAL, April 11 (UPI) -- Firefighters in Montreal who painted the Canadiens' team colors on their stations for the NHL playoffs were ordered by the mayor to get rid of the displays.

Underground cracks found in Montreal

MONTREAL, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- A large section of downtown Montreal, including the Green Line subway and the Bay Department Store, was closed for a second straight day Saturday.

Montreal plans to replace aging overpass

MONTREAL, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Montreal has barred trucks from an aging overpass and scheduled it for demolition and replacement next year.

Montreal may bid for 2016 Olympics

MONTREAL, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Montreal, with its last Olympics still unpaid for, is considering making a bid for the 2016 games.

Tobacco rules cancel Montreal Grand Prix

MONTREAL, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Montreal has lost its 2004 Formula 1 Grand Prix race because of tobacco advertising laws, the Montreal Gazette reported Friday.
Gerald Tremblay
Montreal mayor Gerald Tremblay (left) is congratulated by FINA President Mustapha Larfaoui at the closing of the XI FINA World Championships in Montreal, Canada on July 31, 2005. Larfaoui deemed the championships a resounding success. (UPI Photo / Grace Chiu)

Mayor Gérald Tremblay at the 2007 Montreal Saint Patrick's Day Parade.

Gérald Tremblay (born September 20, 1942 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian politician currently serving his second term as mayor of Montreal and as president of the Montreal Metropolitan Community. Before becoming mayor he had a long career in business and provincial politics.

Born in Ottawa, Gérald Tremblay grew up in Montreal. He was admitted to the Québec Bar in 1970 after receiving a law degree from the University of Ottawa in 1969, and he later received an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He was in senior management in several financial institutions in Quebec until 1989, when he was elected to the National Assembly and served as Minister of Industry, Commerce, Science and Technology until 1994, in the government of Robert Bourassa.

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