Frantz Benjamin, municipal councillor for St-Michel neighbourhood, will run in next provincial elections as a candidate for the Liberal Party
From Haitian radio talk show CFMB 1280 AM Pitit Kay in Montreal
Translated Summary: Frantz Benjamin, a municipal councillor for the St-Michel neighbourhood, recently announced that he will be a candidate for next provincial elections in Viau. Benjamin and new Liberal Party candidate for the next provincial elections in Viau discussed political achievements and aspirations. For example, groups within the Haitian community were mobilized to address the incoming refugee claimants in 2017, and, through their advocacy, newly-arrived children migrants now have access to education. Moreover, in continuation of an initiative launched in 2015 regarding challenges to socioeconomic integration faced by black youth, there are now approximately 30 organizations working in partnership with the government of Quebec for projects relating to education and announcements will be made regarding economic development, entrepreneurship, and job creation. Additionally, he intends to work on employability, and has reached out to the Association of Haitian Taxi Drivers. He is seeking support from the Haitian community to volunteer in different capacities for the October 2018 elections. (05/08/2018)
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