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News for October 14th 2015

LOCAL
by Alexa Everett

A pair of Montreal men are facing charges of misrepresentation and exporting without a permit after selling American railway equipment to Iran.

According to CBC, sixty-seven-year-old Michael Allen and 75-year-old Hugo Dreckmann work at a locomotive company in St-Lazare. 


Wednesday October 14th 2015

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News for October 13th, 2015

LOCAL
by Julian McKenzie

An abandoned police station in Kanesatake was burned down on Monday.

According to CTV News, nobody was hurt and the cause of the fire is still unknown. 


October 13th, 2015

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News for October 9yh, 2015

Local
by: Alexa Everett

Montreal's Biodome and Insectarium will undergo a $45 million renovation.

According to CBC News, the city's animal attraction will be closed from September 2016 to December 2017 for a $22 million restoration. New features will include a sizeable lobby and a larger Sub-Polar exposition.

A butterfly house that will be added to the $23 million Insectarium makeover.  It is set to close in 2018, shortly after the Montreal's 375th anniversary.
 

National
by Pauline Nesbitt

The Canadian government had suspended the processing of Syrian refugee applications with no links to Canadian communities or organizations, earlier this year.


October 9th, 2015

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Stories by: Alexa Evrett, Pauline Nesbitt, Patricia Petit-Liang

Produced by: Emeline Vidal


News for October 8th, 2015

LOCAL
by Julia Bryant

High school students on Montreal's West Island walked out of class on Wednesday to support their teachers who are working to rule.

According to CTV, students from 13 schools participated in the walkout at 9am. 

The students say they're tired of being caught in the middle of negotiations between teachers and the provincial government.

Teachers who are working to rule are not offering any extracurricular activities for students, including coaching sports teams and supervising field trips.

The students say they support their teachers in the strike but don't want to miss out on extracurriculars as a result. 
 

NATIONAL
by Emeline Vidal


Thursday, October 8th, 2015

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Wednesday October 7th 2015

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News for October 7th 2015

LOCAL
by Catlin Spencer

Environment Canada has told the city of Montreal to suspend it's plan to pump eight billion litres of untreated water into the St. Lawrence river.

According to CTV News, Mayor Denis Coderre has accused the federal government of playing politics behind the backs of Montrealers by making such a request.


Monday October 5th 2015

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October 2nd, 2015

LOCAL 
By Patricia Petit-Liang
The owners of a mom-and-pop cupcake shop in Montreal were issued an order to redraw their chalkboard signs after receiving a letter from the Office Quebecois de la Langue Francaise to enlarge the French text on them.

According to CTV News, the owners of Cupcake Emmagination Bakery were frustrated by the demands of the OQLF, but will follow through with the changes because they don’t have the means to challenge them in court.

The bakery has until October 19th to change their signs.
 

NATIONAL
By Alexa Everett


News for October 1st, 2015

LOCAL 
By Saturn De Los Angeles

The City of Montreal has decided to temporarily put off its plan to dump 8 million litres of untreated waste water into the Saint-Lawrence river. 

According to the Montreal Gazette, the decision comes after gaining widespread attention from the local media and concern from opposition councillors. 


Thursday, October 1st, 2015

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News for September 30th 2015

LOCAL
by Catlin Spencer

Starting October 18th, untreated water waste will be dumped into the St. Lawrence River for seven days during a construction project on the Bonaventure Expressway.

According to the Montreal Gazette, to build a new chute to dispose of snow in the winter, construction workers need to shut down a sewer to work on it.


Wednesday September 30th 2015

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Tuesday September 29th 2015

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    News for September 29th 2015

    LOCAL
    By Danny Aubry

    A new local business called Apisen will begin production in early 2016 thanks to Concordia University's Innovation Centre, District 3.

    According to the Montreal Gazette, District 3 was created two years ago with the intention of providing university students with opportunities to bring business ideas to life.


    Monday September 28th 2015

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    News for September 25th, 2015

    LOCAL
    by Alexa Everett

    Dr. Peter Metrakos was sentenced to a three month suspension, a $1,500 fine and 10 surgical lessons by the College des medicins du Quebec 


    September 25th, 2015

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    Stories by: Alexa Everett, Patricia Petit-Liang, Catlin Spencer

    Produced by: Emeline Vidal


    News for September 24th 2015

    LOCAL
    by Saturn de Los Angeles


    Thursday, September 24th 2015

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    News for September 23rd 2015

    LOCAL
    by Catlin Spencer
     

     

    A woman who died during Montreal's marathon on Sunday has been identified.

    According to CBC, 34 year old Kareen Rivere collapsed near the eight kilometre mark of the marathon near the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

    The coroners office is investigating the cause of death, as Riviere was apparently found in cardiac arrest by paramedics.


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