QUOTED: Montreal mayor Denis Coderre, on Toronto’s nightlife

QUOTED: Montreal mayor Denis Coderre, on Toronto’s nightlife

Montreal mayor Denis Coderre. (Image: Denis Coderre/Facebook) Montreal mayor Denis Coderre. (Image: Denis Coderre/Facebook)
 

“There is a nightlife in Montreal. The only reason there is one in Toronto is because there’s a half a million Montrealers who have moved there.”

Denis Coderre, mocking Toronto’s 2 a.m. last call during his announcement of a pilot project that will allow bars on two Montreal streets to serve alcohol until 5:30 a.m. The notion of extending Toronto’s last call to 4 a.m. has been floated from time to time. Here’s what 2014’s crop of mayoral candidates have had to say on the matter.