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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 [[2013 Montreal municipal election|2013 municipal election]]. The party was formed by former members of the [[Union Montreal]] party (such as councillor [[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 councillor, before joining [[Projet Montréal]] for the 2017 elections.<ref>http{{Cite web|last=|first=|date=2017-05-31|title=Southwest borough mayor joins Projet Montreal|url=|url-status=live|archive-url=|archive-date=|access-date=2020-07-16|website=[[CTV News]] Montreal|language=en}}</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 councillor<ref>http{{Cite web|last=|first=|date=2017-06-12|title=Marvin Rotrand ousted as vice-chair of STM|url=|url-status=live|archive-url=|archive-date=|access-date=2020-07-16|website=[[CTV News]] Montreal|language=en}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|last=|first=|date=|title=Marvin Rotrand relieved of his duties as STM vice-chair|url=|url-status=live|archive-url=|archive-date=|access-date=2020-07-16|website=[[Montreal Gazette]]|language=en-CA}}</ref>