Here is a preview of an article signed by Dimitri Roussopoulos and Maryse Chapdelaine published today on the Gazette:
Opinion: True dialogue needed on old Royal Vic’s future
“We call on the government to make a real effort to involve civil society in the decisions on the reuse of the site and buildings.
“Three years after the Royal Victoria Hospital relocated to the Glen site in 2015, the Quebec government took steps toward allowing McGill University to create a new campus on a portion of the hospital’s former site at University St. and des Pins Ave., including $37 million in funding for preparatory work. This major decision concerning a public site with great potential to serve the people of Montreal was made without any consultation with civil society or local citizens, and without debate in the National Assembly. […]”