May 3, 2014 1:34 pm

NDP mobilize against tolls on Champlain Bridge

WATCH: NDP MPs speaks against tolls on Champlain Bridge

BROSSARD – NDP officials on the South Shore rallied their constituents early Saturday to mobilize against tolls on the future Champlain Bridge.

Brossard-La Prairie MP Hoang Mai, his fellow MPs and volunteers went door-to-door, urging residents to sign a petition and fight the federal government’s plan.

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“If you speak to also Denis Coderre the Mayor of Montreal and all the mayors of Montreal, they’re all against a toll,” said Mai.

“So basically what we’ve seen is no consultation, no collaboration from the federal government with all the people that have to deal with the Champlain bridge.”

READ MORE: Feds resolute: Tolls will be added to new Champlain bridge

On Thursday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper reiterated the Conservative government’s firm decision on imposing tolls.

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