MESSAGE FROM MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES TO THE MONTRÉAL COMMUNITY
Dear Montrealers:Montréal municipal employees are following the news along with their fellow Quebecers.We are all affected by the reprehensible acts committed by some individuals. Weunderstand the population’s concern over a few employees who have betrayed therelationship of trust that must exist between municipal employees and the community.In this particular context, it is important that we, as municipal employees, remindMontrealers that the Ville de Montréal is an organization that employs dedicated, honestand competent individuals. We are those blue- and white-collar workers, professionals,information agents, librarians, technicians, secretaries, department managers,firefighters and managers that you probably see every day.Our commitment toward the community is unwavering and a driving force on which youcan rely. We wish to emphasize that integrity, openness, competence and a respect forethics are among the core values that we defend.We are all citizens and taxpayers who want sound, honest and efficient management ofpublic funds. That is why we salute the work of the Charbonneau Commission that werequested time and time again. Also, we support the measures that have beenimplemented and any future actions to improve the management of contracts awardedby the city.Although current events have tarnished the image of the institution and the municipalpublic service, we have maintained our capacity to act and assure you that the pride of a job well done is an integral part of our motivation and raison d’être.
City ManagerVille de Montréal
PresidentSyndicat des cols bleus regroupés de Montréal
PresidentSyndicat des fonctionnaires municipaux de Montréal