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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 WEDNESDAY, JULY 12TH 20179

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By Patricia Petit Liang

Quebec City Mayor Régis Labeaume expressed his outrage towards far-right group La Meute for meddling in the referendum to build a Muslim cemetery in Saint-Apollinaire, Quebec.


July 20th on Beats From The East - Special Guest: Franki Love

Tune in Thursday, July 20th from 10pm - 11pm EST as DJ Mister Vee interviews one of L.A./N.Y.’s finest, Franki Love

Singer/Songwriter Franki Love joins in to speak to us on lots of awesome topics, such as: funnel cake, In-n-Out Burgers, Prince, Julie Andrews, and of course, her latest album OTIAS. 

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NEWS FOR MONDAY, JULY 17TH 2017

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By Jeremiah Ho

Dozens of dog owners and dog lovers rallied together in Old Montreal as part of global protests against breed specific legislation on Saturday.


NEWS FOR FRIDAY, JULY 14TH 2017

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By Shelby Thevenot

Astronaut, engineer and Montrealer Julie Payette will be Canada's next Governor General.


Fantasia 2017: Beat the Heat and Grab a Seat

The 21st edition of the Fantasia Film Festival is back this year from July 13, 2017 until August 2, 2017. The genre-centric film festival is a great way to beat the heat and be entertained at the same time. There are 160 features and 300 shorts from more than 40 countries being presented.


NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY, JULY 12TH 2017

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By Patricia Petit Liang

13 engineers and entrepreneurs from Laval pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy, corruption and fraud on Tuesday.


Our Picks at This Year's Pitchfork Festival

Pitchfork’s eponymous festival hardly needs an introduction. Since its inception in 2006, the event has brought together acts that would entertain even the most discerning among the site’s readership. This year, the three-day festival held in Union Park, Chicago, will feature tremendous headliners LCD Soundsystem, A Tribe Called Quest, and Solange, as well as PJ Harvey, Vince Staples and George Clinton & Parliament, to name a few. The festival promises to provide good times all around—and here are the bands we’re especially excited to see.

 


NEWS FOR MONDAY, JULY 10TH 2017

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By Allison O’Reilly

Quebec City’s Muslim community will no longer have to travel to Laval or overseas in order to bury their loved ones.


A Guide to Montreal Comiccon

So you're considering going to Montreal Comiccon… If you're a seasoned Comic-con adventurer you've probably been to the Montreal one, as well as Fan Expo in Toronto, or the NYC convention in the fall—maybe even San Diego Comic-Con, considered the BIG SHOW to most geeks. One thing that stands true through all these conventions is that they're always crowded. This is a guide on how to explore, shop and get the the best out of your Montreal Comiccon experience.


A Big Trade for the Habs

All throughout June, Montreal Canadiens’ General Manager Marc Bergevin has been making headlines with trade news that have kept fans on their feet. Just a few weeks shy of the Shea Weber vs P.K. Subban one-year anniversary, Bergevin strikes again. This time, by acquiring forward Jonathan Drouin. For the fans complaining about the lack of style, flash, and excitement, especially after P.K.'s trade, you will all be well served.


NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY, JULY 5TH 2017

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By Allison O'Reilly

A Cote-Des-Neiges man’s complaint surrounding his violent arrest has been dismissed by the Police Ethics Commissioner.


NEWS FOR MONDAY, JULY 3RD 2017

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By Patricia Petit Liang

Members of Black Lives Matter, Montréal Noir and Hoodstock held a vigil for Pierre Coriolan on Sunday.


NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28TH 2017

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By Allison O’Reilly

Tens of thousands of asylum seekers claiming refugee status in Canada are currently in legal limbo.

According to CTV News, refugee claimants rose from 14,000 in 2014 to just over 23,600 in 2016.


NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28TH 2017

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By Allison O’Reilly

Tens of thousands of asylum seekers claiming refugee status in Canada are currently in legal limbo.

According to CTV News, refugee claimants rose from 14,000 in 2014 to just over 23,600 in 2016.


Main Event Radio - June 21st 2017

On the latest episode of Main Event Radio, Ryan Rider interviewed Impact Wrestling superstar Joseph Park a.k.a. the Monster Abyss. You can listen to the full epsiode on CJLO 1690am's Soundcloud HERE.

Here's a recap:


NEWS FOR MONDAY, JUNE 26TH 2017

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By Allison O'Reilly

A float in Montreal’s Fête Nationale parade on Saturday has received widespread backlash, with many calling it racist.


NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21ST 2017

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By Patricia Petit Liang

Montreal police officers will stop wearing camouflage pants until Friday as their union negotiates pensions with the city.


GIVEAWAYS - Wayhome Music and Arts Festival

CJLO 1690am and The Pressure Drop Show have teamed up to give 5 lucky listeners a pair of weekend wristbands with camping to this year’s Wayhome Music and Arts Festival. Held from July 28 – 30 near Barrie, ON, the festival features artists such as Frank Ocean, Cage The Elephant, Justice, Charles Bradley, Royal Blood, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, Tegan and Sara, and loads more... this is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to win passes to one of the hottest festivals of the summer!!


RYAN RIDER SHOW: Little Shop of Horrors, Morty’s Driving School, West Island Blues, Tribute to Adam West

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Segment 1: An interview with Ben Warner, who plays Seymour Krelborn in Cote St. Luc Dramatic Society's Little Shop of Horrors. Through June 25th at the Harold Greenspon Auditorium, 5801 Cavendish Boulevard. Website/Tickets: http://www.csldramaticsociety.com/little-shop


SISTERHOOD OF THE SQUARED CIRCLE: The History of Women’s Wrestling

Pat Laprade joined CJLO 1690AM for a 2-part interview on the June 7th and June 14th editions of Main Event Radio with Ryan Rider. His latest book is entitled “Sisterhood of the Squared Circle: The History of Women’s Wrestling” and is now available wherever books are sold. We discussed the history of ladies wrestling from the earliest days of Billy Wolfe and Mildred Burke to Fabulous Moolah’s stranglehold on the industry in the 1960’s-1980’s to the modern day women’s wrestling revolution.


NEWS FOR MONDAY, JUNE 19TH 2017

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By Patricia Petit Liang

Montreal’s first supervised safe-injection sites were opened on Monday.


NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14TH 2017

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By Allison O’Reilly

Recent statistics show an increase in hate crimes in Montreal, particularly against the Muslim community.


NEWS FOR MONDAY, JUNE 12TH 2017

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By Jeremiah Ho

3 people were fatally stabbed in the Northern Quebec Inuit village of Akulivik on Saturday.


NEWS FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 9TH 2017

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By Jeremiah Ho

Commissioner Jacques Viens ruled that allegations of SQ officers sexually assaulting Aboriginal women were permitted to be discussed at the inquiry into relations between Indigenous people and Quebec's justice system on Wednesday.


NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7TH 2017

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By Patricia Petit Liang

Algonquin leaders testified at the Quebec inquiry into the treatment of Indigenous people on Tuesday.


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