News for November 2nd 2015

by Patricia Petit Liang

Monday November 2nd, 2015

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Thursday October 29th 2015

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News for October 27th, 2015

by Pauline Nesbitt

Two Montreal police officers were suspended without pay for threatening to tie a homeless man to a pole.  

According to CBC News, the incident took place in January of 2014, when the temperature was around minus 35 degrees.  

The victim was wearing a T-shirt and a pair of shorts while panhandling near a metro station.
A witness had recorded a video of the incident with a cell-phone and then posted it on YouTube.

by Danny Aubry

A whale watching boat known as the Leviathan II capsized as it was traveling off the coast of Vancouver island.

October 27th, 2015

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News for October 26th 2015

by Saturn de Los Angeles


The number of complaints against Montreal's taxi bureau have been increasing compared to last year.

Monday October 26th 2015

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News for October 23rd, 2015

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by Pauline Nesbitt

The City of Montreal has purchased eight hectares of Angell Woods, in Beaconsfield, for $3.5 million.  This piece of land will be added to the protected l’Anse-a-l’Orme nature park.

According to CBC News, this property had been purchased by a developer for the same price in 2011, who had intended to convert an existing building into apartments, but the building has remained vacant.

Thursday October 22nd 2015

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News for October 22nd 2015

by Julia Bryant

Montreal mayor Denis Coderre has released a new budget for road improvements over the next three years.

According to the Montreal Gazette, the Coderre administration is planning to spend a total of 5.24 billion dollars on the capital works program.

News for October 20th 2015

by Saturn de Los Angeles

On the day after the federal election, Justin Trudeau was seen taking selfies with commuters at Montreal's Jarry Metro station.

In a report by the Toronto Star, the newly elected Prime Minister was shaking hands with commuters at the Tuesday morning rush hour.

News for October 16th, 2015

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by Catlin Spencer

Montreal’s Concordia University will be hosting academics from all over North America on Friday to explore gender and human development.

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

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News for October 15th, 2015

By Emeline Vidal

Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre announced Wednesday that the city will not dump its sewage in the St Lawrence river, following a federal law.

According to the Montreal Gazette, Coderre warns that withholding the sewage could lead to breaks in the sewage system, which would cause long-term pollution to the river.

The Quebec Environment minister sides with Coderre, finding that the province had already fully examined the case.

No mention was made of where or when the sewage would be released.


By Saturn De Los Angeles

A new investigation reveals that many First Nation communities in Canada have experienced severe water problems in the past decade.