Plante: more items

Valérie Plante took a victory walk to city hall Monday.

What can Plante actually get done? Radio-Canada looks at her priorities.

La Presse thinks Philippe Pichet’s future as police chief is in doubt.

Le Devoir notes that we now have more women than men running the city.

CBC’s Sarah Leavitt tells about the last 72 hours of the Plante campaign. Metro examines Plante’s win with a map showing her levels of support in different parts of town. Not surprisingly, the Plateau, followed by Rosemont, are her natural bailiwick. Lachine were also strong supporters.

The Journal went to visit some of Plante’s relatives in Rouyn-Noranda, where she was born. Justin Ling profiles Plante for The Walrus.

TVA says the pink line is already under discussion and Ottawa says it’s open to discussing it. I have a strong feeling Plante’s political opponents plan to push hard on this, and hope she falls on her face trying to materialize it. It seems to have become symbolic of the “unrealistic” aspirations of the left for some. La Presse is already presaging a struggle over metro development. TVA link plays video.

Would Denis Coderre be welcome in Ottawa again? La Presse doesn’t think so. But Coderre’s only 54 and likes being a big shot. I don’t think we’ve seen the last of him in politics.