A deal has been reached to bring a National Hockey League team back to Winnipeg for thefirst time since 1996.
Serge Savard played on only two NHL teams.
The Habs...and the Winnipeg Jets.
Compassion Clubs are in a legal limbo in Canada.
The Clubs distribute medical marijuana
But some have been shut down.
Today, the Clubs announced that they are forming a national network
Marc Boris St. Maurice is the Director of the Montreal Compassion Centre and a director of the new association.
Starting tomorrow, there's a new book club starting up.
But if you join...you'll need to keep your comments brief!
The book club is called 1book140 and it meets entirely on Twitter.
Dan Misener is our technology columnist
Today the American Academy of Pediatrics published a report saying kids should not drink energy drinks.
...things like Red Bull or Monster.
And only rarely -- if ever -- consume sports drinks...like Gatorade or Powerade.
CBC reporter Marc Apollonio talked to Sue about this.
Dr Scott Delaney specializes in sports medicine
He takes care of players on The Montreal Alouettes, The Impact, and performers with the Cirque du Soleil.
Listen to his take on this report.
People living in the flooded Monteregie are getting more rain today.
And the rain is expected to continue off and on throughout the weekend.
Officials says that will raise water levels in the Richelieu River and Lake Champlain.
CBC TV reporter Joanne Vrakas is there.
To help: http://www.sosrichelieu.com/
We're having a Children's Book Drive for the Tyndale St. Georges Community Centre in Little Burgundy. They lost all their books in a flood. We have until Friday, June 3rd to collect about 400 books. Help them replenish their library.
Donate your children's books, and drop them off next week at either:Tyndale St. Georges Community Centre in Little Burgundy; 870 Richmond Square
OR at our offices at CBC;1400 Rene Levesque East (corner Papineau) as of Monday.
Each location will have a drop-off box at the entrance.
Thank you all, in advance!
3:41 Liszt Dante performed by Avan Yu
3:42 Debussy performed by Avan Yu
3:42 Liszt Etude performed by Avan Yu
3:43 Beethoveen Variations performed by Avan Yu
4:20 Austra with Lose it
4:45 Bia with Je N'aime Pas
5:45 Beat and the Pulse by Austra
Marina Nikolopoulos is not your average fourteen year old.
She will be at MacMaster University in Hamilton this Saturday to compete against some of the smartest kids in the nation at the Canadian National Brain Bee.
The winner will get a summer internship with a neurologist and a chance to represent Canada at the International Brain Bee competition in Florence, Italy on July 16
Listen to her conversation with Jeanette Kelly.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Canadian National Brain Bee:
The Study's YouTube Channel :http://www.youtube.com/thestudyschool
Former Liberal MP for NDG-Lachine Marlene Jennings joined us in studio today.
She'll be giving us her take on politics every Thursday.
Listen to her conversation with Jeanette Kelly.
Today is Space Day.
A special day celebrated around the world...to give young students a chance to get up close and personal to the world of science, physics and aviation.
Homerun's Sabrina Marandola spent the day with students at the St Lazare airport and Flying Club.
A new Quebec film called Good Neighbors will hit Montreal theatres on June 3rd
It's about a serial killer in the Montreal neighborhood of NDG around the time of the referendum in the 90's.
Writer-Director Jacob Tierney was in studio today.
Listen to the interview here.
Here is the link to the movie trailer:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8v7sPrjGiEo
If you ever browse through the online comment sections of blogs, or news websites I'm sure you'll agree.
They can be pretty terrible.
Pointless, off-topic discussions....angry, anonymous attacks...and just plain nonsense.
But a new online project is hoping to improve the state of web comments.
Dan Misener is our tech columnist.
3:20 Inside by Freedom or Death from the cd Ego
3:40 Nofy's Peace Nomadic Massive from the cd Nomad's Land.
4:20 Elefant by Freedom or Death from the cd Ego.
4:45 Give Me Everything by Pitbull
5:55 Virginia Woolf by Freedom or Death from the cd Ego.
Freedom or Death are playing in Montreal tonight at Il Motore on Jean-Talon.
Here's Homerun's web columnist Lindsay Michael in her Hallway Interview with Freedom or Death's singer-guitarist Sway.
Freedom or Death: http://www.freedomordeathmusic.com/
Kids Understand Practically Everything: http://kupearts.org/
Twitter: @cbchomerun and @FRDMRDTH
Relais Pères: http://www.pausefamille.ca/pf2/index2.htm
Steven Blaney from Levis Bellechasse is the new of Minister of Veteran's Affairs.
He's one of four Quebec MP's in cabinet.
3:25 I'm Stickin' On You by Alex Nevsky from his cd De luneà l'aube
3:45 Out of Desperation by Elisapie Isaac from her cd There will be stars -
4:45 Fille pourquoi by Sunny Duval from his cd Sein noir sein blanc
5:20 Work With What You Got by Socalled from his cd Sleepover
5:45 Femmes et enfants d'abord by Sunny Duval from his cd Sein noir sein blanc
5:55 UNLVD by Socalled from his cd Sleepover
If you had to leave your home in a hurry, what would
Tech columnist Dan Misner looks at disaster-proofing your digital memories
You can read his whole column here:
The Space Shuttle Endeavour took off Today.
This is the second to last shuttle launch for the U.S. space program, and one of the people on board is a former Montrealer.
Gregory Chamitoff grew up in Laval.
For more on the mission we've reached science writer Andrew Fazekas.
Follow the astronauts on Twitter and in space on the space shuttle Endeavour:
@ShuttleCDRKelly @Astro_Box @AstroIronMike @Astro_Taz @Nasa
3:20 Let it In by Sam Roberts from the cd Collider
3:45 Graveyard Shift by Sam Roberts from the cd Collider
4:10 No Arrows by Sam Roberts from the cd Collider
4:15 Words and Fire by Sam Roberts from the cd Love at the End of the World
4:40 Savage by Billy Nova
4:45 Comment Aimer by Billy Nova
5:45 Streets of Heaven by Sam Roberts from the cd Love at ColliderSee More
Here's Web Columnist Lindsay Michael's Hallway Interview with Sam Roberts.
Jeanette's daughter Paule meets Sam Roberts. She's been a fan of his music for years. She actually met him 7 years ago (the last time he was on Homerun) and they're holding a photo from their last meeting.
Juno award winning Montreal rocker Sam Roberts has a new album out.
It's called Collider.
He dropped by the studio before his show at the Apple Store
British lawyer, Mark Stephens, is in Montreal today to talk to an international law convention.
Stephens represents Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks.
He dropped by the studio to talk to Jeanette Kelly.
It's called the Millenium Youth Summit, and it's in Montreal today.Homerun's Sabrina Marandola was also there.
L. Ian MacDonald talks about Marc Garneau's intention to run for interim leader of the Liberal Party.
Here's Lindsay's Hallway Interview with Socalled and... Tosca.
Socalled dropped by the Homerun Studio.
He's got a new cd out.It's called "Sleepover".
3:20 UNLVD by Socalled from the cd Sleepover
4:25 Work With What You Got by Socalled from the cd Sleepover
4:40 Sleepover by Socalled from the cd Sleepover
4:45 Richi by Socalled from the cd Sleepover
5:45 Shot Tower by the United Steel Workers of Montreal
5:55 The Ballad of Mary Gallagher by the United Steel Workers of Montreal
Pot holes have been a bigger problem than usual this year for Montreal drivers.
City records show the number of claims for car damage caused by pot holes has more than tripled this year.
Homerun's Sara Germanotta is following the story.
It's easy to use Google to search for text---but searching for video images can be harder.
Dan Misener works on CBC's tech show Spark.
The City of Montreal is going to be testing out bike boxes in Montreal.
Homerun's Sara Germanotta is following the story [
Professional baseball could be coming back to Montreal.
No, not major league baseball, but maybe a franchise in the Can-am league in which the Quebec City Capitales
have been wildly successful.
A number of big baseball names are interested in the revival including Cy Young pitcher Eric Gagne,
and former Expos owner Mark Routtenberg.
Baseball Quebec's Mark Griffin is also part of the group.
Terry Haig tells us why Montreal should have a baseball team.
He's a former beat writer and broadcaster for the Expos.
3:20 One Hundred Days by Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings.
3:40 Tracie Dean by the United Steel Workers of Montreal from their cd
Kerosene & Coal
4:40 You Better Think Twice by Sharon Jones
5:50 Work with What You've Got by Socalled from the cd Sleepover
One of Montreal's most popular breakdancers is at a school in Montreal today.
Luca LazyLegz Patuelli spent the afternoon at the MacKay Centre, performing for children with disabilites.
Homerun's Sabrina Marandola was also there.
Montreal police have revealed the exact location where the remains of Jolene Riendeau were found.
It's under a bridge...on the Montreal side of the span to Nun's Island.
The spot is about 3 kilometers from where the 10-year-old was last seen in April 1999.
CBC Reporter Loreen Pindera was there today
If you have information on the case contact Info Crime: 514 393 1133
Sunday is Mothers' Day.
We're talking to well-known Montrealers about their moms.
Brian Gionta is is the captain of the Montreal Canadians.
Josh Bourke is a tackle for the Montreal Alouettes.
He talks about his mom.
Frederic Kuku is an aspiring opera star- he will be performing at Place Des Arts this fall.
He came into the Homerun Studio to perform.
Frederic Kuku with Homerun's Sue Smith.
In our Homerun Hallway Interview with Liza Frulla we ask for her thoughts on Justin Trudeau. His name has been suggested for the new head of the Liberal party.
Justin Trudeau spent the day with teenagers at Laurier Macdonald HIgh School in St. Leonard.
Homerun's Sabrina Marandola was also there.
3:20 Bras Coupé by Paul Cargnello from Bras Coupé
3:40 Morning and Night by Paul Cargnello from the cd Bras Coupé
3:45 Ne Pleure Pas by Paul Cargnello and Karma Atchykah from the cd
4:20 I have a Dream by Giorgia Fumanti from the cd Elysium.
4:55 Tell me 'bout the Magnets by Paul Cargnello
5:20 Caruso by Giorgia Fumani from the cd Elysium
5:40 Month of May by Arcade Fire
5:50 Mona Louise by The Wailin'Jenny's from the cd Bright Morning Stars
Paul Cargnello plays harmonica for CBC Montreal's Homerun.
Montreal singer Paul Cargnello is getting ready for a benefit concert
It's for a group called Sac à dos.
3:45 If We Had A Fire by Lennie Gallant
4:20 UNLVD by Socalled from the cd Sleepover
Charmaine Borg is the new NDP MP for Terbonne-Blainville. She is currently a student at McGill.
The NDP won 58 seats of the province's 75 seats.
McGill student Charmaine Borg won in Terbonne Blainville
Well known American author and humorist David Sedaris is coming to Montreal.
He has written essays covering everything from sexuality to sibling rivalry.
He's contributed to public radio and has published eight books.
David Sedaris has a show tomorrow night at Place des Arts
3:20 Les Preludes by Franz Liszt
3:40 A Correr by Tomas Jensen from the cd "Hay! que subir"
4:40 La Bandera by Tomas Jensen from the cd "Hay! que subir"