Very active in his community, Mathieu Léonard was among the first to get involved in the public consultation on systemic racism, a project that led to 36 recommendations for the city of Montréal, including the creation of the position of Commissioner against systemic racism and discrimination. Mathieu has served on the Board of Directors of Montréal in Action, and is involved in the work of his church, with the homeless, and lectures on school dropout issues. During the COVID-19 crisis, he worked with partners to distribute meal boxes.
Mathieu has professional expertise in management and finance, an expertise he is furthering with studies in business and management.
Projet Montréal's candidates in Montréal-Nord have invested heart and soul in the community and have, over the years, built strong ties with the borough's residents.
Will Prosper, the candidate for borough mayor, is a filmmaker, a community organizer and a human rights activist. His work and achievements are incontrovertible.
His team is made up of Fatima Gabriela Salazar Gomez and D-yana Bommier, respectively candidates for City Councillor and Borough Councillor in Ovide-Clermont, as well as Mathieu Léonard and Ana E Meija, respectively candidates for City Councillor and Borough Councillor in Marie-Clarac.
The council's priorities include local economic development; support to Montreal's youth, notably through the creation of a sports center; improving conditions and access to affordable housing; rapid access to the rest of the city by public transit as well as the creation of more pleasant and greener living environments, including the reduction of heat islands.