Michelle Morin-Doyle among departing city councillors
Local Journalism Initiative reporter
Michelle Morin-Doyle is among four city councillors from Équipe Labeaume who are not planning to run again in November’s municipal election.
Morin-Doyle, a former chair of the Central Québec School Board and president of Voice of English-speaking Québec, has served as Mayor Régis Labeaume’s deputy mayor since she was first elected in 2009.
Morin-Doyle and the mayor were key figures in the effort to revive the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade in 2010. She has represented the mayor at many events elsewhere in Canada and beyond.
Other councillors planning to leave, as announced during a press conference last week, are Rémy Normand, Patrick Voyer and Dominique Tanguay.
Normand, the councillor for the Du Plateau district, has been a member of the executive committee since 2013, and as executive committee member responsible for transportation, has been heavily involved in the tramway project.
Voyer, the councillor for the Des Monts district, is the executive committee member responsible for police, fire protection and public safety. He was first elected in 2013.
Tanguay has been the councillor for Les Saules, also since 2013.
Morin-Doyle represents the Louis-XIV district of Charlesbourg.
The QCT requested an interview with Morin-Doyle but had not received a reply by press time.
Équipe Labeaume holds 14 of the 21 seats, including mayor, on city council. Labeaume has announced he will not run again and has designated executive committee vice-president Marie-Josée Savard as the party’s mayoral candidate.
Photo from Ville de Québec website
Michelle Morin-Doyle, who represents the Louis-XIV district of Quebec City, has served as Mayor Régis Labeaume’s deputy mayor since she was first elected in 2009.