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Monday December 7th 2015

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News for December 4th, 2015

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Stories by: Alexa Everett, Patricia Petit Liang, Pauline Nesbitt

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LOCAL
by Alexa Everett

Quebec will now be including males in their free HPV vaccination policy. 


News for December 2nd 2015

LOCAL
by Catlin Spencer

Just months after approving a request for a new synagogue, the district of Outremont is wanting to ban any new places of worship on the same street and one other.

According to CBC News, the borough held the first reading of the proposed bylaw for it's Bernard and Laurier avenues in a public consultation Tuesday night.


Wednesday December 2nd 2015

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Tuesday December 1st 2015

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News for November 27th, 2015

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LOCAL
by Pauline Nesbitt

The City of Montreal announced a new city wide snow removal policy that guarantees that the same service will be delivered in all boroughs, on Thursday.


News for November 26th, 2015

LOCAL
By Saturn De Los Angeles

Ubisoft is launching a program to encourage young people to stay in school. 

According to the Montreal Gazette, the widely acclaimed video game maker known for series such as Assassins Creed will be spending 8 million dollars over five years to spark interest in learning technology and video game development. 

The plan includes pairing at-risk youth with game developers, launching internships, working with non-profit organizations, and encouraging competition among gaming labs. 

The plan is also intended to help fix Quebec's high school drop out rate, which is currently around 15 per cent.

 


Thursday, November 26th, 2015

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News for November 25th 2015

LOCAL
By Saturn De Los Angeles

 
The Charbonneau commission has concluded that corruption in Quebec's construction industry is much more rampant than originally expected. 

According to CBC News, the 1700-page report confirms that organized crime has long been infiltrating the industry, and it is backed by testimony from almost 300 witnesses. 


News for November 24th 2015

LOCAL
by Pauline Nesbitt

 

Montreal’s Inspector-General issued a report on Monday confirming that corruption and collusion exists in the city's snow-clearing business.

According to the Montreal Gazette, Denis Gallant investigated the contracts awarded between 2002 and 2015 after the auditor general raised the alarm two years ago over price-fixing and elevated costs in the industry.


Tuesday November 24th 2015

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News for November 23rd 2015

LOCAL
By Saturn De Los Angeles

 

The Quebec government is supporting a local Montreal resource that aims to reduce the cases of radicalized individuals in the city. 

In a report by CTV News, the province is financially backing the Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence with a contribution of 1 million dollars.  

In operation since Spring, the centre's features include a behaviour barometer chart, a phone hotline if people feel unsafe, and direct links to local forces such as the provincial police and the RCMP. 

Mayor Denis Coderre calls this new centre a safe way to remain vigilant without necessarily going through the the police.


Monday November 23rd 2015

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News for November 20th, 2015

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LOCAL 
by: Pauline Nesbitt

Montreal’s public transit authority has announced a fare freeze for the first six months of 2016.

According to CBC News, the transit company will also add 45,000 hours of bus service, will purchase 20 air-conditioned hybrid buses and will launch a pilot project on boarding accordion buses by the rear doors.

NATIONAL
by: Patricia Petit Liang
 

Changes made to veteran's benefit while Prime Minister Stephen Harper was still in office will apparently cost Canada’s federal treasury $231.6 million over the next ten years.


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