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News for May 25th 2015

by Tom Matukala


The Patients at the Montreal Children's Hospital moved into their new location at the MUHC's Glen site on Sunday.

CTV news reports that the transfer was a complete success, and that it took the MUHC a total of 3 hours and 57 minutes to execute.

In total, 66 patients were relocated.

Monday May 25th 2015

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Hosted by Danny Aubry

Stories written by Tom Matukala, Saturn De Los Angeles + Patricia Petit Liang

Produced by Al Gore (aka Catlin Spencer)

May 22nd, 2015

Hosted by: Emeline Vidal

Stories by: Emeline Vidal, Julian McKenzie, Catlin Spencer

Produced by: Emeline Vidal

News for May 20th, 2015

by Emeline Vidal

Montreal will be seeing electric busses on it's streets next fall.

May 20th, 2015

Hosted by: Caitlin Spencer

Stories by: Caitlin Spencer, Saturn de Los Angeles

Produced by: Emeline Vidal

ANIMAZE 2015 - The Land of the Magic Flute

An Invitation into the Colourful Abyss

The audience was immediately swept into a world of mystery. Was it a dream, or was it a strange, fantastical reality? Perhaps it was both?

ANIMAZE 2015 - Notable picks from the Death and Horror block

Unless you're the adventurous type, the concept of dying and fear may sound like a very morbid, depressing, and emotionally triggering combination to see on the silver screen. 

In the world of animation, portraying something as taboo can also open doors to expressing ideas that are creative and cool. As seen in the following selected picks represented in ANIMAZE's Death and Horror block, everything doesn't have to be floundered into the obscenity of darkness to appreciate an often overlooked but inevitable fact of life. 

News for May 15th 2015

by Emeline Vidal


No decision has been made yet as to whether or not Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be sentenced to death or life in prison for the deadly 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

According to Reuters, the same jurors who found Tsarnaev guilty of killing three people and wounding 264 finished their first day of deliberations on Thursday without reaching a verdict.

Friday May 15th 2015

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Hosted by Julian McKenzie

Stories written by Catlin Spencer + Emeline Vidal

Produced by Catlin Spencer

News for May 13th, 2015


By Catlin Spencer

A report by Russian opposition says that hundreds of Russian troops have died fighting in Ukraine and that it has cost Russia roughly one billion in US dollars.

According to The National Post, the report was published Tuesday by opposition activist Ilya Yashin, who completed the research after the death of the original author Boris Nemtsov in February.

Entitled “Putin War,” the 64 page report draws on media accounts, testimonies from relatives and other representatives of dead soldiers as well as confidential sources.

However, the Russian Defence Ministry denies that any of their soldiers have fought in Ukraine, those who have joined the armed separatists were only volunteers.


May 13th, 2015

Hosted by: Catlin Spencer

Stories by: Saturn de Los Angeles, Tom Matukala, Catlin Spencer

Produced by: Emeline Vidal

News for May 11th 2015

By Saturn De Los Angeles

192 forest fires have been recorded so far this year in Quebec, according to the province's forest fire prevention agency, SOPFEU.

In a report by CBC News, SOPFEU representative Eloise Richard says that humans are to blame for burning dead leaves and other waste.

The report comes as a fire destroyed the scale of two football fields worth of vegetation last week in a town near Sept-Îles.

Most of Gaspésie and the Lower St. Lawrence is under high risk, while Southern Quebec is under an open fire ban.


By Catlin Spencer

Medics are denouncing Liberal Health Minister Gaetan Barrette’s legislation which would impose patient quotas on doctors.

May 11th 2015

Hosted by Danny Aubry

Stories written by Saturn De Los Angeles + Catlin Spencer

Produced by Saturn De Los Angeles

Comedian David Heti releases album that showcases his trickster spirit

“It was ok” is a self-produced stand-up special, originally released independently by David Heti, and now available through Stand Up! Records. It is available as an audio recording and also with video; the special was filmed in front of a live audience at Grumpy’s here in Montreal, that fact alone makes me counsel you to buy it. It is also quite funny. 

News for May 8th 2015

By Catlin Spencer
While a second day of tornadoes seems unlikely, Oklahoma declared a state of emergency on Thursday.
According to CNN, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and Texas are all recovering from tornadoes, heavy winds and dangerous amounts of rain.
The National Weather Service had 50 reports of tornadoes in all four states, nearly 9 inches of rain fell in parts of Nebraska and 3 inches fell in parts of north Texas every hour.
At least thirty people were injured.


News For Friday May 8th, 2015

Hosted by Julian McKenzie

Stories written by Catlin Spencer + Emeline Vidal + Julian McKenzie

Produced by Saturn De Los Angeles

Wednesday May 6th 2015

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Hosted by: Catlin Spencer

Stories by: Tom Matukala, Patricia Petit Liang & Saturn De Los Angeles

Produced by: Catlin Spencer

News for May 6th 2015

by Tom Matukala


Dozens drowned after a boat with an estimated 137 migrants deflated in the Mediterranean.

The incident occurred south of Sicily according to aid group, Save the Children. 

In a report by BBC, they also stated that some survivors believe that up to 40 individuals were taken by the sea. 

Over the course of the recent weeks, the number of migrants has increased, as smugglers take advantage of the good weather. 

The Italian coastguard says that approximately 7000 people have been rescued in the past three days, and there have been 10 recovered bodies. 


by Patricia Petit Liang

Drone Day 2015 - May 8th & 9th, 2015

UPDATE: Due to some scheduling conflicts, Drone Day on the 9th will now be held at Eastern Bloc.  This has been corredted below.  The show on May 8th will still be held at La Passe.


'True Story': The Lifetime Movie Staring Hollywood Actors

There is something to be said about our culture being addicted to true stories. Especially when they involve scandals and murders. From Dateline NBC, Nancy Grace and most recently The Jinx: The Life And Deaths of Robert Durst. There are also the made for TV Movies that Lifetime produces. Even though True Story would have been great as a Lifetime movie of the month, it is on the big screen. The film stars Jonah Hill (Superbad, Moneyball, The Wolf of Wall Street) and James Franco (This is The End, 127 Hours, Spring Breakers, Instagram feeds), as well It is the Directorial Debut for Rupert Goold for this true story. 

'Danny Collins': Karma Catches Up With Al Pacino

Imagine receiving an inspirational letter from John Lennon later on in life. This is what happened to Steve Tilston, and it is the basic premise for the drama comedy Danny Collins. Instead of being the general audience film, it takes risks with it's 13 + rating. The film stars Al Pacino (The Godfather TrilogyScarfaceScent of a Women), Christopher Plummer (BeginnersThe Last Station), Annette Bening (American BeautyThe Kids Are All Right), Jennifer Gardner (AliasDallas Buyers Club) and Bobby Cannavale (Boardwalk EmpireBlue Jasmine).

Beyond the Black Rainbow talks National Drone Day w/ Aim Low: Today @ 4pm

CJLO is pleased to be collaborating with Weird Canada, Eastern Bloc and La Passe to bring National Drone Day to the airwaves! Today at 4pm, Beyond the Black Rainbow will be doing a full on preview- chatting with members of Aim Low in studio to get pumped for DRONE! 

News for May 4th 2015

by Patricia Petit Liang


Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake lifted the city of Baltimore’s curfew on Sunday

According to Reuters, the curfew was originally imposed in order to discourage looting and arson following the funeral of Freddie Gray - whose death while in police custody has inspired protests all over the United States.

The mayor has promised that the Maryland National Guard will leave Baltimore by next week.

Monday, May 4th 2015

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Hosted by: Danny Aubry

Stories by: Patricia Petit Liang, Tom Matukala, Saturn De Los Angeles & Catlin Spencer

Produced by: Catlin Spencer