10/01/2013 09:10 EDT | Updated 01/23/2014 06:58 EST

Richard Bergeron takes time off campaign to grieve

Montreal mayoral candidate Richard Bergeron will be taking a few days off the campaign trail to mourn the death of his mother. 

Marcelle Bergeron

Projet Montréal's president Michel Camus added that all of the party's remaining 102 candidates will "carry the torch in his absence."