Montreal's big hope: Students city councillors for the day turn down "bribes"

Montreal's big hope: Students city councillors for the day turn down "bribes"
Montreal's big hope: Students city councillors for the day turn down "bribes"

Published on: July 1, 2017 | Last Updated: July 1, 2017 10:15 AM EDT

We often accuse politicians of acting like children, but what if children acted like politicians?

Dozens of high school students took over Montreal City Hall Friday and became “councillors” for a day. Montreal Gazette reporter Christopher Curtis tried to get them to accept bribes.

Mayor Denis Coderre made an appearance at Friday’s event, gently chastising Curtis for his prank.

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