Pierre Fréchette elected by acclamation

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Francois Carrier

ILE-DU-GRAND-CALUMET – Pierre Frèchette was acclaimed as the new mayor of Ile-du-Grand-Calumet, and hopes to turn a new page for the municipality

Francois Carrier

ILE-DU-GRAND-CALUMET – Pierre Frèchette was acclaimed as the new mayor of Ile-du-Grand-Calumet, and hopes to turn a new page for the municipality
with better communication and transparency.  “Already, at my first council meeting, I emphasized the need for better explanations so we can all understand the issues and send a message of transparency to the citizens…I want people to know they can contact me,” he said.
Pro-mayor Jean-Louis Corriveau said he chose not to submit his candidacy, thus preventing another election since he would have to be replaced as
a councillor. “What we need is stability and we must get back to work,” he emphasized.
Several tasks await the new mayor, including a meeting during the week of October 17 with representatives of the SOQUEM Sphinx Resources group, owner of the Calumet South mine. Fréchette will occupy his position for little more than  a year before residents will be called to the polls again for the municipal elections in November 2017.