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News for Monday, May 9th 2016

LOCAL
By Sam Obrand

An anti-electroconvulsive shock therapy group is calling for a ban on the treatment.

According to CTV News, the activist group, Comité Pare-Chocs, asked Quebec's Health Minister to ban electroconvulsive shock therapy on Saturday.


Monday, May 9th 2016

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Culture Minister Helene David announced new changes to Quebec's language law, Bill 101, on Tuesday.


Friday, April 29th 2016

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News for Monday, April 25th 2015

LOCAL
By Patricia Petit Liang

Protesters gathered in front of city hall to call for a ban on Montreal’s horse-drawn carriages on Sunday.

According to CTV News, the protests were prompted by a collision between a horse and a car on Thursday.


Monday, April 25th 2015

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News for Friday, April 22nd 2016

LOCAL
by Patricia Petit Liang

An accident involving the collision of vehicle and a horse-drawn carriage prompted activists to call for a ban on Montreal’s caleche industry, on Thursday,

According to CTV News, a video surfaced of a white horse stumbling on top of the roof of a car at an intersection.

Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre has stated that efforts will be made to improve the city’s caleche industry as he feels horse-drawn carriages are part of Montreal’s identity.

Animal-rights activists will stage a protest at Montreal’s city hall on Sunday.

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by Emeline Vidal

Senator Mike Duffy was cleared of all 31 charges against him, on Thursday.


Wednesday, April 20th 2016

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Monday April 18th 2016

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News for Monday April 18th 2016

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By Saturn De Los Angeles

Protestors took to Jarry Park to denounce austerity cuts to daycare services. 


Friday, April 15th 2016

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by Catlin Spencer

The nurses union at the McGill University Health Centre is calling out budget cuts that it says will impact employees and care at the facility.


Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

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by Catlin Spencer

A new registry may help see that 85 per cent of Quebecers have a family doctor by the end of December, 2017.


Monday April 11th 2016

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News for Monday April 11th 2016

LOCAL
By Sam Obrand

A crane near UQAM flipped over in Montreal on Sunday killing one and injuring another.

The incident occurred at 10:00am, killing a 53-year old man and putting his 19-year old son in the hospital.

The man’s son is in stable but serious condition after suffering a head injury.

 

NATIONAL
By Saturn De Los Angeles

The First Nation of Attawapiskat is under a state of emergency following a rise in attempted suicides. 

According to CBC News, several factors for the rise include home overcrowding, drug abuse, and the inherited emotional baggage from the former residential school system. 


News for Friday, April 8th 2016

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LOCAL
by Catlin Spencer

A demonstration against police brutality in Montreal turned violent Wednesday night with windows being smashed and vehicles set ablaze.

According to CTV and The Globe and Mail, around 200 protesters began marching through Montreal-North around 7pm.

The peaceful protest was supposed to mark the death of Jean-Pierre Bony, who died from injuries inflicted by a police rubber bullet last month.

However, several people began setting fires and breaking windows of businesses and cars around 9pm.


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