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Extinction Rebellion Protests, Toronto Restaurant Closes After Owners Receive Death Threats, Turkey's Military Offensive In Syria

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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More than 100 protestors joined a climate change demonstration in downtown Montreal outside Place du Canada. Blocking traffic during the height of the afternoon rush hour, protestors refused to move to the sidewalk when told by police.This prompted the arrest of about 40 people.


8th Case Of Measles In Montreal, Legault's Public Apology, Hurricane Lorenzo

 

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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Public health authorities in Quebec have declared another case of measles in Montreal. Warnings have been issued alerting the population about possible exposure to the highly contagious virus during the period between September 20 and 25.


Montreal Sued Over Park Project, Status Of Syria's Honorary Consul In Montreal Revoked, Protests Over New Criminal Code In Indonesia

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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Three developers are suing the city of Montreal, the Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough, and Mayor Valerie Plante over the proposed Great Western Park, a 3,000-hectare urban park in the West Island.


Montreal Educational Institutions Support Climate Change Rally, Legault's List Of Demands, Lord Of The Rings Returns

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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The CSDM will hold a ped day for all of its institutions on Friday September 27th so staff and students can take part in the major climate change rally scheduled to take place in Montreal next week. 

The CSDM said that this exceptional move on its part reflects a desire to support the cause of the climate emergency. One of the organizers of the climate march said he hopes other school boards will follow the CSDM’s lead.


Libs Lost in Translation, Student Bus Crash, Kavanaugh Impeachement

Voice Harley Martin

Stories Allison O’Reilly

 

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The Liberal Party of Canada is under fire after their campaign song recorded in French was poorly translated.


Lime's PR Campaign, Trudeau Launches The Federal Election Campaign, Netanyahu's Annexation Plan

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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The electric-scooter service Lime is urging its users to reach out to Mayor Valerie Plante and other councillors responsible for urban mobility, and tell them how much they appreciate the electric scooters. 


Air testing Montreal's Metro, Compensation for Indigenous children, Turkey to resettle Syrian refugees

Produced by Allison O’Reilly

Written by Luca Caruso-Moro

 

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Two city councillors are calling for air testing in Montreal’s metro system. 


Fire Near Concordia's SGW Campus, Online Pot-Growing Course, Safe Haven For Dogs In The Bahamas

 

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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More than 100 firefighters were on the scene after a fire broke out in the ventilation system of the Portuguese restaurant Monteiro located at the corner of Bishop St. and de Maisonneuve Blvd.

As emergency vehicles and fire engines blocked off de Maisonneuve Blvd., traffic became more chaotic than usual. However, the fire was under control with no reported injuries.


Shortage Of Teachers In Montreal's Schools, VRRWS Faces Violent Graffiti, Thunberg's Arrival In New York

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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As students begin their new school year, Montreal’s French school board struggles to fill vacant teaching positions.


Longer Wait Times In Quebec Emergency Rooms, Bear Attack In Northwest Territories, New Record For Amazon Wildfires

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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A new analysis by the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) reveals that between 2018 and 2019, patients across Quebec experienced longer wait times in emergency rooms. 

Although fewer patients were treated in the 2018-2019 fiscal year compared to the previous year, the report indicates that patients on stretchers waited on average 14 minutes or longer.


AFFORDABLE HOUSING SUBSIDIES, CANNABIS PARDON, SAUDI ARABIA TRAVEL RESTRICTION

Holly Cabrera


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The city of Montreal announced that the borough of Rosemont-La Petite Patrie will get $6.5 million in government subsidies for two housing projects. 

The projects will create 150 affordable units. Twenty per cent of them will be three-bedroom apartments suitable for families. 

The cooperative La Joie de Rosemont plans to transform and expand a former medical clinic to create 55 apartments by October. 

These subsidies are part of Mayor Valérie Plante’s election promise to develop 12,000 social affordable and family housing units by 2021. 


KANASATAKE GRAND CHIEF MEETING, CANADIAN ARMED FORCES SETTLEMENT, HK AIRPORT PROTEST

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Kanasatake grand chief Serge Simon is in a meeting with federal and provincial officials this morning to discuss the recent dispute over a land transfer in the municipality of Oka. 

Last week, Oka Mayor Pascal Quevillion voiced his concern that property values in his town would drop if a local developer transfers 60 hectares of land to the people of Kanesatake. 


Victim Of Police Racial Profiling Compensated, Northern B.C. Killings, World's Happiest Countries

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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A 42-year-old psychiatric rehab assistant is suing the city of Montreal and SPVM officers for an arrest that was the result of racial profiling.


Mail Theft, Apple Inc. Lawsuit, Congo's Ebola Outbreak

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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Montreal police are urging people to equip their mailboxes with locks after three people were arrested for raiding mailboxes to steal peoples' identities in Montreal and Laval. Police say the suspects targeted residences where mailboxes were accessible from outside the building. 


DESJARDINS DATA POTENTIALLY SOLD, 150 BAYCREST HOSPITAL WORKERS LET GO, SUDAN COUP ATTEMPT FOILED

Holly Cabrera

 

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Police suspect that the former employee of Mouvement Desjardins who allegedly stole the personal information of 2.9 million clients has already sold the data to criminal groups overseas.


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