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Denis Coderre meets Quebec minister over Montreal's future

11/09/2013 01:53 EST | Updated 01/23/2014 10:53 EST
Denis Coderre hasn’t been , but he says he’s already working to make good on some of his campaign’s election promises.

Coderre met with Municipal Affairs Minister Sylvain Gaudreault for the first time Saturday to discuss his plans for getting Montreal back on track, with a specific focus on ending corruption.

“We spoke about the inspector-general [role],” he said. “I promise we’ll do that in the first 100 days.”

The forthcoming inspector-general would be in charge of overseeing the city’s affairs to weed out corruption during Coderre’s upcoming four-year term.

Coderre and Gaudreault also discussed collaborating on large projects, such as the overhaul and the eastward extension of the.

Gaudreault said he’s glad Montreal is turning the page on the last 14 months, which saw.

Coderre will be sworn in as Montreal mayor on Nov. 14.

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