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June 2012 Archives

Aislin


    Terry " Aislin" Mosher is a political cartoonist for the Montreal Gazette. He's also the President of the Association of Canadian Editorial Cartoonists. They are holding a convention in Montreal this week. Jeanette Kelly talks to Terry in studio.

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Euro Cup

It's down to the final four. Soccer journalist Vijay Setlur talks to Sabrina Marandola. 
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MONTHLY PROTEST

Tonight, at Parc Emilie Gamelin, protesters with student group CLASSE warm-up for their monthly protest on the 22nd.
Montreal and Quebec City, students want to remind Jean Charest that their strike is not over.
Hugo Bonin is the interim spokersperson for CLASSE.

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POSITIVE MESSAGES WITH REGGAE

Creating the buzz for the Montreal International Reggae Festival in August,  headliner Tarrus Riley spoke Sue today in studio.

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BUS TERMINAL

Tonight the Société de transport de Montréal is talking with community groups and residents proposing a bus terminal at Lionel-Groulx.
Marvin Rotrand is the vice-chair of the STM.

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Downtown ad campaign

Downtown merchants have their thoughts about the mayor's ad campaign.
The marketing measures comes after months of students protests, and infrastructure problems.
Sue speaks with two merchants.

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Downtown ads

Today, Montreal Mayor Gerald Tremblay unveiled a new ad campaign. It's aimed at encouraging people to come to the downtown core.
This comes after months of student protests, and problems with infrastructure.
Sue speaks with CBC reporter Peter Akman

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Charlie Chaplin's Son in Montreal

Chaplin 002.jpgPierre Landry met up with Eugene Chaplin today.

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London 2012

Homerun's Sue Smith talks to David Tremblay. He's a Concordia student and wrestler who's off to the Olympics.
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Guilty

Former judge Jacques Delisle was found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting of his 71-year-old wife. Eric Sutton is a Criminal Lawyer.

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Liberal Leadership

Justin Trudeau tells Homerun's Sue Smith he owes it to Canadians to think about running for leadership of the Liberal Party.

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Controversial Salutes

B'nai Brith is one of several jewish organizations that are speaking out against some of the actions that they've seen at the student protests. Steve Slimovitch is the National Legal Council to B'nai Brith Canada. He talks to Shawn Apel.

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Martin Desjardins is President of the FEUQ. Here's her response.
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Steve Slimovitch reaction to Martine Desjardins's interview.
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Nicholas Hoare

The Greene Avenue bookstore is staying open on a trial basis---it was slated to close at the end of July. Shawn Apel spoke to owner Nicholas Hoare.

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C-38

The Speaker of the House has rejected a call by opposition M-Ps to have the government's massive budget bill thrown out. But he is allowing them to debate more than 800 proposed amendments to the controversial omnibus bill. Charmain Borg is the NDP MP for Terrebonne-Blainville.

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Euro Cup 2012

La Presse columnist Marc Cassivi is a huge soccer fan. He talks to Sue right in the middle of the Ukraine vs Sweden game.

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*Ukraine beat Sweden 2-1

Stanley Cup

Tonight is Game 6. Martin Brodeur and his New Jersey Devils will try to stay alive against the Los Angeles Kings. Denis Brodeur is Martin's father.

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FESTIVAL SAFETY

Montreal Police Commander Ian Lafrenière spoke with Sue about protecting all citizens during this festive weekend.

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THE CAQ'S TOP 15

Francois Legault, leader of the Coalition Avenir Quebec lists 15 reasons not to vote Liberal.
He also spoke with Sue about what he would have done differently with the student crisis.

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UNIVERSAL ACCESSIBILITY FOR TRANSIT USERS

Today the STM announced a four-year universal access plan for public transit users
Michel Labreque is the Chairman of the Board of the STM.

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CHARBONNEAU COMMISSION

Today the Charbonneau Commission announced which groups can have status at the inquiry.
Maud Cohen is the president of the Order of Engineers.

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BIGGER BUDGET FOR BOROUGHS

This afternoon Montreal announced it will increase the budgets of the city's 19 boroughs.
Michael Applebaum is chair of the city's executive committee responsible for finance.

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MONTREAL CHINESE COMMUNITY REACTION

The murder of Concordia student, Jun Lin has made headlines around the world.
Xyxy Li is the director of Chinese Family Services of Greater Montreal.

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VENUS TRANSIT

Star gazers in Montreal have two hours this evening to watch planet Venus cross in front of the sun.
Andrew Fazekas is a science journalist.

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HABS NEW...OLD COACH

General manager Marc Bergevin turns to former Habs and Pittsburgh Penguins coach Michel Therrien for the big job.
Bergevin spoke with Sue.

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NEW MEMOIRE OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS

The memoires of nine Holocaust survivors are being launched tonight in Montreal.
 is the director of the Azrieli Foundation -- the organization behind the memoires.
Max Bornstein -- one of the survivors who's memoire is published in  "If Home Is Not Here".

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FESTIVALS AND PROTESTS

Today Montreal festival organisers are concerned about how the ongoing student protests will affect festival season.
Gabriel Nadeau Dubois is a spokesperson with CLASSE

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Manhunt

An international manhunt is underway for Luka Rocco Magnotta. He's wanted for the murder and dismemberment of Jun Lin. Police believe he flew to France earlier this week.
Michael Kempa is teaches criminology at the University of Ottawa.

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Ville Marie Update

Transport Québec's Caroline Larose with the latest.

 
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