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City: June 2010 Archives

Man with a van

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Moving day here in town is tomorrow.

And today, Craigslist is full of ads like this one written in all caps:


Or this one that says simply: MOVING PRICE CHEAP.

They're from Montrealers renting out their vans - and their own strength - to help people move.

Daybreak spoke to two small-scale movers, Simon Nixon and Alfonso Cortina.

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Big O roof limits major sporting events

mtl-olympic-stadium-cp-larg.jpgThe Olympic Stadium is a real fixer-upper.

This time, they're getting ready to put a new roof on it.

Officials call a fixed steel roof, at a cost of 300 million dollars, an excellent project.

But the idea of a fixed roof has some sports groups concerned.

Daybreak spoke to Martin Goulet of Athletics Canada.

 photo: Paul Chiasson/Canadian Press

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Taxi drivers charge extra for sofas

moving_CP.jpgIt's moving time in Montreal. Finding a way to move your stuff can be a big challenge, and movers get booked up early. You might think of using a taxi for your stuff. But be aware: Daybreak has learned some taxi drivers are charging extra for your luggage.

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