MONTREAL, Oct. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - Noel Alexander, President of the Jamaica Association, which represents the tens of thousands of Montrealers tracing their origins to Jamaica, and Ivyline Fleming, President of the Jamaicain Canadian Community Women's League of Montreal, today endorsed the re-election of Mayor Gérald Tremblay and the Union Montreal team.
"Mr. Tremblay has always been open to our community," said Mr. Alexander who is one of the principal voices of Montreal's English-speaking Black community.
"The Jamaican Canadian Community Women's League of Montreal is grateful for the support it received from the current administration and today we offer our support to Union Montréal's entire team of candidates for the November 1st election," declared Mrs. Fleming.
Mr. Alexander noted the excellent co-operation between the Jamaica Association and the Union Montreal administration headed by Michael Applebaum in the borough of Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce where a significant portion of the Jamaican community resides.
"Mr. Applebaum has supported us and has always been available to us when we have needed him," said Mr. Alexander.
Mr. Alexander particularly praised Snowdon City Councillor Marvin Rotrand who represents the district where the Jamaica Association is located.
"Mr. Rotrand has been an exceptional friend to our community," said Mr. Alexander.
Noel Alexander and Ivyline Fleming are urging those of Caribbean origin to come out in large numbers on November 1st to vote for Union Montreal candidates.
SOURCE Union Montréal
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