Marvin Rotrand (born 1951) is a Canadian politician. He currently serves as a member of Montreal City Council, representing the district of Snowdon. Rotrand has served on Montreal city council since 1982. Since 2002, he has also served as the Vice-Chair of the Société de transport de Montréal (Montreal Transit Commission) and the president of its finance committee and of its customer service committee.[1]

Formerly a member of the Union Montréal political party, Rotrand quit to sit as an independent on November 15, 2012, following the corruption allegations against the party in the Charbonneau commission hearings.[2] In the election of November 3, 2013, he was elected as a councilor for Coalition Montreal - Equipe Marcel Cote.[3]

Background

Born in Montreal, son of a Holocaust survivor,[4] Rotrand holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from Sir George Williams University and a Bachelor of Education from McGill University. Prior to becoming a city councillor, he was a high school history teacher.[1][4]

References

  1. ^ a b "Marvin Rotrand" (PDF) (in French). Société de transport de Montréal. Retrieved 2009-11-04. 
  2. ^ "Marvin Rotrand will support Applebaum as mayor". CBC News, November 15, 2012.
  3. ^ http://election-montreal.qc.ca/userfiles/file/fr/documentation-formulaires/Rapp_Recensement_Votes_Sommaire_20131105.pdf
  4. ^ a b Viau, Alexandre (2007-11-14). "Marvin Rotrand, le conseiller de tous les citoyens" (in French). Journal Actualités Côte-des-Neiges Notre-Dame-de-Grâce et Westmount. Retrieved 2009-11-06.