The situation only worsened for the mayor from there on. As further allegations of rampant corruption in the suburb city of Laval emerged, Mayor Gilles Vaillancourt was one of the first leaders to be implicated, with police forces raiding his homes, office and safety deposit boxes. They discovered hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash, all allegedly received as kickbacks from fixed construction contracts. Under heavy fire, Vaillancourt decided to take a sick leave, perhaps awaiting the right moment to declare his own resignation. That was a familiar refrain. The allegations stuck to Tremblay, despite his insistence that he knew nothing. La Pressein particular, was so vehement in their attacks on the mayor that he refused to meet any of their journalists for an interview during his campaign. At least he did know it was time to go. Tremblay began his press conference on Monday with a short anecdote about advice he received as a young man.
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