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'''Coalition Montréal''' (''Montreal Coalition'') is a [[municipal]] [[political party]] in [[Montreal]], [[Quebec]], [[Canada]], formed in 2013 to support the candidacy of [[Marcel Côté]] for [[mayor of Montreal]]. The party competed for the first time in the [[Montreal municipal election, 2013|2013 municipal election]]. The party was formed by former members of the [[Union Montreal]] party (such as councilorcouncillor [[Marvin Rotrand]]), as well as the [[Vision Montreal]] party and its former leader ([[Louise Harel]]).
 
Following Marcel Côté's death on May 25, 2014, [[Benoit Dorais]] became party leader. He resigned that position on December 26, 2016 to sit as an independent councilorcouncillor, before joining [[Projet Montréal]] for the 2017 elections.<ref> http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/southwest-borough-mayor-joins-projet-montreal-1.3437277 </ref>
 
[[Marvin Rotrand]] is currently the interim leader of the coalition, and its representative on Montreal city council; under its rules, he thus sits as an independent councilorcouncillor<ref>http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/marvin-rotrand-ousted-as-vice-chair-of-stm-1.3456209</ref>
<ref>http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/marvin-rotrand-relieved-of-his-duties-as-stm-vice-chair</ref>