“The feeling of security is affected”, says Valérie Plante

“The sense of security is affected,” says Val&é;rie Plant


The Mayor of the City of Montreal, Valérie Plante, provides an update on armed violence in the city, Wednesday afternoon. 

“We avoided the worst,” said the mayor, confirming that he was not injured. 

At a press conference, the mayor confirmed that Montreal is still a safe city, despite the two murders in the space of 30 minutes.

“Is Montreal safe? Yes. However, his sense of security is affected,” said Valérie Plante.

“Montreal is not going to become the playground of criminals,” said the mayor of Montreal, Valérie Plante, in a press briefing. Wednesday. 

The Mayor of Montreal has confirmed that work has already begun with Quebec.

Active recruitment with the collaboration of the National Police Academy.

During a conversation with Prime Minister Trudeau, Ms. Plante recalled the importance of banning handguns and of Ottawa's intervention to seize phantom weapons. 

The acting director general of the SPVM, Sophie Roy has confirmed that a crisis unit has been set up and that, for the moment, she is letting her experts work.

“We are going to put all efforts to regain a sense of security,” says Sophie Roy.