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May 2010 Archives

Where there's fire there's smoke

Thumbnail image for mtl-smoke-jacques-cartier.jpgSmoke from Quebec forest fires blanket Montreal. We talk to a severe asthma sufferer and Douglas King from Montreal Public health.

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No central control

Quebec finance minister speaks out against idea of federal securities regulator


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Moving through the darkness

Elderly blind residents get shuffled from one institution to another

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Yves Bolduc

bul.jpgMontrealers are waiting longer than ever to get emergency medical care.

Montrealers have the longest wait times in the province - about 20 hours.

That's according to La Presse newspaper's annual report card.

And yet the health minister says Quebec's health care system has improved since he took over two years ago.

Yves Bolduc is Quebec's health minister and he joined us this morning.

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Burning down the house

butler-arcade-fire[1].jpgArcade Fire has a new album coming out, called the Suburbs. They will be headlining Montreal's Osheaga festival at the end of July.

Here's Jeanette Kelly's conversation with Will Butler, brother to Win Butler, and one of the founding members of the group.

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Arcade Fire

The Next Big Question

Paul Kennedy will be in Montreal tomorrow to moderate "The Next Big Question." Here is the link:


Here is the link to MontrealOnscreen at Concordia.

Here is link from Brendan.
On May 26, immerse yourself in the world of the Web and gauge its full potential for your company. Collaboration, wikis, Real-time Web with Twitter and UStream, Internet/Intranet Communities and social networks with Facebook.

Henri Fournier talks

mtl-fournier-2[1].jpgA teacher exonerated from charges of sexual misconduct on why he couldn't go back to school

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To tweet or not to tweet?

Twitter gurus weigh in on the relevance of the social networking site. 

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After the fall

Fans react after Habs fail to keep the Stanley Cup dream alive

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Pierre Landry

Cultural Reporter
Weekdays at 6:45 and 7:45 a.m.

Originally from New Brunswick, Pierre has been covering the Montreal cultural scene since 1997, first as a VJ on Musique Plus and then as a freelancer at a number of TV and radio stations. He is thrilled to be part of the Daybreak team... even if he has to get up really early!

Monique Lacombe

Monique Lacombe keeps you updated on traffic. She also guides you through the commute on the buses, metros and train lines and covers the transit stories that matter to you.

Andie Bennett

Sports Columnist
Everyday at 6:54 and 7:54

Andie Bennett is the Sports Columnist for CBC Montreal's Daybreak. A communications Graduate from Concordia University, Andie grew up on the West Island. She spent the past six years covering the Habs and sports reporting for the drive show on THE TEAM 990. When she's not covering sports, she's playing them. Andie spent her childhood on baseball diamond and went on to row Concordia Crew, instruct rock climbing and snowboarding.

David Blair

Weekdays at 6:20 and 6:48 a.m.

Each weekday morning columnist David Blair brings you the latest on what's happening in the business community in Montreal and across the country. David's up-to-the-minute coverage helps you prepare for the day ahead with top stories at 6:20 and a world market snapshot at 6:50am each weekday morning.

Shawn Apel

The City
Shawn Apel has worked at CBC since 1994, and is now CBC Montreal's Civic Affairs reporter. He can explain the make-up of the agglomeration council, but he's not often asked to do so at parties.

Listen to this

A film at Hot Docs captures conversations between eight- and nine-year-olds in the Jane-Finch area.