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News for February 12th, 2016

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by: Patricia Petit Liang

Quebec Transport Minister Jacques Daoust and Mayor Denis Coderre called for the suspension of UberX, following protests by Montreal taxi drivers, on Wednesday.

According to CBC News, hundreds of taxis disrupted the flow of traffic at Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport to protest the use of the UberX app.

A committee will be created next week by Quebec’s new transport minister in order to find a way to mediate the conflict between taxi and UberX drivers in the province.


Wednesday February 10th 2016

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News for February 4th, 2016

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By Julian McKenzie

Quebec health minister Gaetan Barrette announced Wednesday that he wishes to standardize the cost of medical treatments for the province.

According to the Montreal Gazette, Barrette believes the standardized costs will save Quebec "hundreds of millions of dollars” and will reduce waiting times for patients.


Thursday, February 4th, 2016

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Tuesday February 2nd 2016

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News for January 15th, 2016

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by: Patricia Petit Liang

Parti Quebecois leader Pierre Karl Péladeau stood up for anglophone rights in a news conference on Thursday.

According to the Montreal Gazette, the PQ leader criticized the Couillard government for refusing the anglophone and francophone school boards' input on the recently proposed school board reforms in Bill 86.


Thursday January 14th 2015

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News for January 13th 2016

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by Catlin Spencer

Despite a bylaw that came into effect in October, some Montreal cab drivers are still not accepting credit or debit as forms of payment.

According to CBC News, one Montreal citizen told the news outlet that four cabs in a row told her their card readers weren't working- although when she refused to pay cash, they started to work again.


Wednesday January 13th 2016

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A Brief Year in Review: 2015

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by Catlin Spencer

MONTREAL SEWAGE DUMP

On November 10th 2015, Montreal braced itself as Mayor Denis Coderre announced that 8 billion litres of raw sewage were to be dumped directly into the St Lawrence.

The dump was deemed necessary as part of work on the Bonaventure Express way.


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by Julia Bryant

Cause 4 Paws is a volunteer-run cat rescue in Montreal. 

The group provides food, shelter and health care for homeless and abandoned cats in the city. 


News for December 18th, 2015

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by Patricia Petit Liang

A 16 year old from Montreal has become the first Canadian to ever be convicted of trying to leave the country to join a terrorist organization, on Thursday.


Wednesday December 16th 2015

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Tuesday December 15th 2015

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Monday December 14th 2015

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