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Wednesday, March 23rd 2016

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by Catlin Spencer


News for March 21st 2016

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by Saturn De Los Angeles

An environmentally themed hack-a-thon took place this weekend. 

According to Global News, the event aims to encourage young innovators to find creative, feasible and sustainable solutions to energy issues.   

The event was organized by the Office de la Consultation Publique de Montreal, an independent group mandated by Montreal City Hall. 

The completed projects were shown at Concordia University, and the results will be evaluated by the organization and presented in a report. 

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An Ontario family may be forced to leave Canada because their son has Down syndrome.


Monday March 21st 2016

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News for Friday March 18th, 2016

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A protector for the homeless will be named for the city of Montreal within the coming weeks.

According to the Montreal Gazette, Mayor Denis Coderre says the protector will ensure the homeless have fair access to designated services, and make recommendations to the proper authorities.

This announcement comes after the unveiling of two recent studies of the homeless population in Montreal.

Findings show that a large majority of the homeless population is held back by relationship problems or mental health issues.
 

 

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Wednesday March 16th 2016

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The Montreal Police Brotherhood will be boycotting the 2017 World Police and Fire Games.


Monday March 14th 2016

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News for Friday March 11th, 2016

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by Patricia Petit Liang

The City of Montreal has created a new pothole-patching contract, which includes a guarantee that the patches will last at least 30 days..

According to CBC News, Montreal will adopt this program by March 21st.

If repairs are needed within 30 days, they will be performed at no extra charge to the city, which would amount to savings of 7% over the previous years.


Wednesday, March 9th 2016

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News for Friday, March 4th, 2016

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by Catlin Spencer

Over a thousand cases of influenza were reported in Montreal, within the last week alone.

According to CBC News, the Montreal Childrens Hospital says they've seen close to 300 children in the emergency room daily, leading to 10 hour wait times.

Public Health officer Dr. Renée Paré notes that there is still time to receive a flu shot, and recommends staying active, getting outside and following basic hygiene measures.


Wednesday, March 2nd 2016

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A new app aims to help ease the frustration of booking your next medical check-up in Montreal.


News for February 29th 2016

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by Sam Obrand

Montreal's unionized workers announced on Sunday that they will suspend their strike to keep major city attractions open during spring break. 

According to CBC News, March 1st will no longer be a day of pressure tactics for the city's unionized workers.


Monday February 29th 2016

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News for Friday February, 26th 2016

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by Patricia Petit Liang

Stéfanie Trudeau, also known as Agent #728, was convicted of assault, and using excessive force during an arrest she made three years ago.

According to the Montreal Gazette, Trudeau was a supervising constable who had been training a new recruit when she arrested and attacked two men for holding an open bottle of beer in public.

Prosecutors also made it clear that even if Trudeau had cause to arrest the men, the amount of force she had used against them was illegal.

The case returns to court on Tuesday.


Wednesday, February 24th 2016

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by Patricia Petit Liang

Under a new bylaw, disposable plastic shopping bags will be banned city-wide in Montreal by January 2018.


News for February 22nd 2016

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by Saturn De Los Angeles

Here's some events happening this week in the arts. 

According to the Montreal Gazette, Cinema Politica will screen a historical documentary on Algeria's anti-colonial movement Monday Night from 8 at Concordia University's Hall Theatre. 


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