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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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Stories by Catlin Spencer, Saturn de Los angeles & Patricia Petit Liang

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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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Why not help those less fortunate start the New Year off a little better? Here are some local charities you can donate to:

 

 

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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Stories by Patricia Petit Liang and Catlin Spencer
Produced by: Emeline Vidal

 

LOCAL
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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Stories by Patricia Petit Liang, Alexa Everett & Saturn de Los Angeles

Produced by Catlin Spencer


Tuesday December 15th 2015

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Stories by  Julian McKenzie, Danny Aubry &  Pauline Nesbitt

Produced by Patricia Petit Liang & Pauline Nesbitt


Monday December 14th 2015

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Stories by Saturn de Los Angeles, Patricia Petit Liang & Catlin Spencer

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News for December 11th, 2015

LOCAL
by Catlin Spencer

Universities across Montreal are gearing up to offer their assistance to the thousands of refugees expected to arrive from Syria in the upcoming months.

According to the Montreal Gazette, despite being in full swing end-of-term schedules and final exams, universities are raising money, organizing crowd-funding campaigns and offering tutoring for Syrian refugees.


News for December 10th 2015

LOCAL
by Emeline Vidal

Quebec Health Minister Gaetan Barrette announced Wednesday that the province's assisted-dying law, Bill 2, will come into effect Thursday. 

According to the Toronto Sun, the Quebec court of Appeal ruled that the law may be implemented until a definitive hearing takes place on December 18th. 


Thursday December 10th 2015

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Stories by Emeline Vidal, Saturn de Los Angeles & Catlin Spencer

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News for December 9th 2015

LOCAL
By Saturn De Los Angeles

A flight to Paris made an emergency landing at Trudeau Airport on Tuesday after recieving an anonymous security threat.  

According to the Montreal Gazette, Air France's flight 83 was coming from San Francisco when the crew announced that they had to stop in Montreal "as a precautionary measure".


Wednesday December 9th 2015

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Stories by  Saturn de Los Angeles, Alexa Everett & Patricia Petit Liang / Catlin Spencer

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News for December 8th 2015

LOCAL
by Catlin Spencer

Quebec's CEGEP teacher unions have reached a tentative deal with the province after months of debating.

According to CBC News, while the deal doesn't cover salaries or contracts, it does offer better working conditions and extra support for students with disabilities


Tuesday December 8th 2015

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Stories by Catlin Ironman Spencer

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