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Posted by Chip / November 28, 2006

After delaying a vote that was supposed to happen last night, Montreal's city council has finalised the name change of Avenue du Parc (and Bleury, but no one really cares about that part of the street) with a vote this morning. Although there were a lot of petitions going around and city council members vocally changing sides on the proposal, in the end it didn't really matter. There were more than enough council members from unaffected boroughs to tow the party line.

The new street will be renamed in honour of Robert Bourassa.

News release is here.

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8 Comments

JAR / November 28, 2006 at 04:16 pm
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40-22. It wasn't even close.

Rue Robert-Bourassa: every intersection a monument to political patronage. City engineered gentrification. The insipid "symbology" of Ro-Bo intersecting R-Levesque is pure Disneyworld. An ugly slash across the city, and most certainly an F.U. to a community far more historically significant than any public figure. What kind of citizen would want to be remembered this way?
OJ / November 28, 2006 at 05:22 pm
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It is sad to think of the possibility of the historical significance of Parc being swept away. Something seems wrong about the whole idea of renaming such and integral artery of the community - not to mention the unneeded costs to all the local businesses.
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