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November 2012 Archives

Hockey Concussions

A study out today shows the dangers of not taking hockey injuries seriously. It looked at how many head injuries are reported in both men and women's hockey.
Dr. Paul Echlin is the lead author and primary investigator of the study. He talks to Homerun's Sue Smith.

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BARUCHEL on CANADA READS

This year's Canada Reads competition pits region against region.  Representing Quebec is actor, director, and Montreal native, Jay Baruchel.
He's defending "Two Solitudes by Hugh MacLennan.

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The Charbonneau Commission

CBC reporter Ivan Slobod talks to Homerun's Sue Smith about the latest testimony.

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The Charbonneau Commission

CBC reporter Ivan Slobod talks to Homerun's Sue Smith about the latest testimony.

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New arena in Laval

Montreal Canadiens, Geoff Molson is building a new $120 million dollar arena complexe in Laval.
CBC Sports Reporter Doug Gelevan spoke with Sue.

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Climate Talks

Today United Nations climate talks are underway -- another attempt to hammer out an agreement on global warming.
Steven Guilbeault is the Deputy Director of Equiterre, and co-chair of the International Climate Action Network.

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Laval Mayor

Today Laval has a new mayor. Alexandre Duplessis spoke to Homerun's Sue Smith.

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Pauline Marois attends first premiers meetings

Quebec Premier Pauline Marois is attending her first Council of the Federation in Nova Scotia. CBC National Assembly Reporter Tim Duboyce tells Sue Smith about the meetings she has planned.

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Borough needs a mayor

With Michael Applebaum becoming interim mayor of Montreal, Cote-des-Neiges-Notre Dame de Grace now needs a replacement mayor.
Borough councillor Lionel Perez is the first to put his name in the hat.

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Funding for street worker: a necessity

After losing government funding, NDG non-profit, Head and Hands is getting creative to pay for 2 street workers.
Juniper Belshaw is the funding and development coordinator at Head and Hands.

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Mayor Applebaum

Michael Applebaum is the new interim mayor of Montreal.
He spoke with Sue about bringing unity to City Hall.

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Jean-Francois Lisée is the Minister responsible for Montreal. He says he could not be happier with Micheal Applebaum as interim-mayor.

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Union Montreal

Six members of Union Montreal left the party today. That means that Union does not have a majority at city hall anymore. Alain Tasse is one of the councillors who left. His riding is in Verdun.

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Richard Deschamps

Union Montréal has now lost its majority at City Hall as six councillors have quit the party. All but one are backing Michael Applebaum. Union Montréal is backing councillor Richard Deschamps as its candidate for interim mayor.Listen to his conversation with Homerun's Sue Smith.

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Charbonneau Commission

CBC Reporter Ivan Slobod is following the Charbonneau Commission for CBC Radio. He spoke to Homerun's Sue Smith about today's testimony.

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Frampton comes to Montreal!

Frampton.jpgHomerun's Pierre Landry sat down with Peter Frampton to talk about why he chose Montreal for the world premiere of the concert film FCA!35, celebrating the 35th anniversary of the album Frampton Comes Alive!

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Laval

Today Radio-Canada is reporting that the Mayor of Laval, Gilles Vaillancourt, will step down tomorrow. Joanne Bournival speaks for the mayors office. She talks to Homerun's Sue Smith.

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City Hall

Georges Bosse is a former member of Montreal's executive committee. He worked with Mayor Tremblay from 2002-2005. He spoke to Homerun's Sue Smith about what he thinks needs to happen now in Montreal.

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Jacques Duchesneau is the CAQ justice critic. He weighs in on what needs to happen at city hall.

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Obama vs Romney: The Homestretch

One day to go before the U.S. elections. Concordia professor Graham Dodds weighs in.

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Romeo Dallaire

Senator Romeo Dallaire spoke to Montrealers today about his goals for the world.  Among those: conflict prevention.

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City Hall

Today Mayor Gerald Tremblay announced he is taking time off. Opposition parties at City Hall are calling on him to resign.They also want the city to have an ethics commissioner--like in Toronto.Janet Leiper is the integrity commissioner there.She spoke to Homerun's Sue Smith.

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