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The CJLO news team brings you the hottest stories in the city! Catch the latest news segments and articles here or view the complete list.


News for February 12th, 2016

Hosted by: Pauline Nesbitt

Stories by: Patricia Petit-Liang, Emeline Vidal

Produced by: Emeline Vidal

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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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Hosted by Catlin Spencer

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

Produced by Catlin Spencer


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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Hosted by: Danny "Wonderwoman" Aubry

Stories by: Julian McKenzie, Pauline Nesbitt & Julia Bryant

Produced by: Julia Bryant


Tuesday February 2nd 2016

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Hosted by Danny Aubry

Stories by Danny Aubry, Catlin Spencer & Saturn de Los Angeles 

Produced by Catlin Spencer


News for January 15th, 2016

Hosted by: Pauline Nesbitt

Stories by Patrcia Petit Liang, Catlin Spencer, Emeline Vidal

Produced by: Emeline Vidal

 

LOCAL
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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Hosted by Catlin Spencer

Stories by Julia Bryant, Julian McKenzie & Pauline Nesbitt

Produced by Catlin Spencer


News for January 13th 2016

LOCAL
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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Hosted by Sam Obrand

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

Produced by Catlin Spencer

 


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.


COUNTDOWN AT THE MOVIES 2015

Before we start this countdown, let's state the obvious: there are some great films released this year that I haven't gotten around to seeing yet. Also, this list is ever-changing, so as 2015 becomes 2016 you can check back as we update it via Letterboxd. A big thank you to guest contributor and movie aficionado Sean S.


TOP 10 COUNTDOWN


Donate to Local Charities This Holiday Season

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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

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

 

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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.


Champions of the Local Scene: Preview on CJLO's Artist Residency Program! 6pm

Tonight we have a special Champions of the Local Scene! Tune in at 6pm, as we discuss our very own artist residency program. As we start our first residency, Joana Cumo the program coordinator and host of  Je Suis TBA, will be live in our studio to reveal the World Music residency winner, elaborate about the perks of the program and provide some chill backup beats. 


Wednesday December 16th 2015

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Hosted by Catlin Spencer

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

Produced by Catlin Spencer


Tuesday December 15th 2015

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Hosted by Danny (Wonder Woman) Aubry

Stories by  Julian McKenzie, Danny Aubry &  Pauline Nesbitt

Produced by Patricia Petit Liang & Pauline Nesbitt


Monday December 14th 2015

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Hosted by Jocelyn Beaudet

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

Produced by Catlin Spencer


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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Hosted by Catlin Spencer

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

Produced by Catlin Spencer


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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Hosted by Catlin Spencer

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

Produced by Catlin Spencer


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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Hosted by Danny Wonderwoman Aubry

Stories by Catlin Ironman Spencer

Produced by Batman


News for December 7th 2015

LOCAL
by Sam Obrand

 
 
 

Guy Turcotte has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of second-degree murder on Sunday.


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