Statement on the death of Jean Doré


On behalf of McGill University, Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier today extended sincere condolences to the family of former Montreal Mayor Jean Doré, who died Monday at age 70.

“Jean Doré was a gracious political leader, respected by citizens across Montreal,” Prof. Fortier said. “The McGill community is saddened by his passing, but grateful for his many enduring contributions to public life in our vibrant city.” 

Mr. Doré, who served as mayor from 1986 to 1994, studied political science at McGill in the late 1960s.

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