Radio-Canada's investigative show Enquête has found Pauline Marois' husband Claude Blanchet may have solicited two engineering firms for thousands of dollars in 2007-2008. Sue Smith speaks with Bernard St-Laurent, CBC's senior political editor in Quebec.
Student unions at Concordia and McGill are denouncing numerous cases of what they call voter suppression and intimidation. Melissa Kate Wheeler is president of the Concordia Student Union. Samuel Felix Harris is VP external for the McGill University Student Society. They talk to Homerun's Sue Smith.
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Students at Sacred Heart are spending the week learning about science. The goal is to get more girls interested in this field. Homerun's Morgan Dunlop spent the day at the school. She talks to host Sue Smith.
(Sacred Heart School student Hannah Johnston)
The topic of integrity continues to dominate the election campaign today. Homerun's Sue Smith talks to the CBC's senior political analyst for Quebec, Bernard St-Laurent.
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A Leger Marketing poll released this morning suggests if the Quebec election were held today the Liberals would win a majority government. Jérôme Lussier is a political columnist for l'actualité magazine. He talks to Homerun's Sue Smith.
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On April 8th, Microsoft is going to stop sending out regular monthly updates for Microsoft XP. Tech columnist Dan Misener joined Sue Smith on Homerun to talk about the future of the technology and what this means for you.
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Russia put out a list of Canadians no longer welcome in the country in response to the situation in Crimea. Mount Royal MP Irwin Cotler is one of those banned from Russia. He joined Sue Smith on Homerun.
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Today the PQ announced new measures to reinforce integrity and fight corruption. Tim Duboyce is producing election coverage for CBC radio, television and on-line. He joins Sue Smith in the Homerun studio.
Defense attorney Eric Sutton weighs in.
It is called "On the Road Towards Gross National Happiness."
So far, 180,000 people have used CBC's Vote Compass which helps you figure out what party best suits you.
CBC's Dan Halton filters through the results.
The poll gives 39 percent support to the Liberals with the PQ at 36 percent.
Tim Duboyce is CBC's election producer.
Bad news for wine drinkers out there. The price of your favourite bottle at the SAQ might have gone up, probably without you even noticing.
Over the March break, the SAQ increased the price of 20% of their products by an average of 50 cents.
Yves Mailloux, the President of the Great Wine Tasting Club of Montreal, weighs in.
The surgery was a success and now the siblings want to encourage others to consider organ donation.
Pierre Karl Peladeau, border talks, and passport concerns. Homerun's Sue Smith speaks with CBC's Tim Duboyce about the highlights from week two of the election campaign. (Photo courtesy of Canadian Press)
That's what CBC's chief Quebec political analyst Bernard St-Laurent says about sovereignty being front and centre during this campaign.
Journal de Montreal and National Post columnist Lise Ravary weighs in on why sovereignty has suddenly become front and centre in the election campaign.
She predicts a referendum could be called as early as October 30, 2015 if the Parti Quebecois is to win a majority.
Popcorn Time is a new movie-downloading application that allows you to stream copyrighted movies - but it's probably not legal.
Technology columnist Dan Misener weighs in on the app.
Gemma Raeburn-Baynes has contributed to Montreal's black community for the past fifty years. On International Women's Day she was honoured with the Black Community Service Award. Sue speaks with Raeburn-Baynes in studio.
Terry O'Reilly, host of Under the Influence, is in town for Concordia University's Thinking Out Loud conversation series. Shawn spoke to him about media clutter and the way Canadians can cope with the average 3,500 media messages they are bombarded with each day.
strategy. He says he's confident his party can win a majority.
NDGers are facing traffic troubles. A stretch of St. Jacques Street is being closed for two years while work is done to complete the Turcot project. Marvin Rotrand is the Vice-Chair of the STM and a city councillor for Snowdon. He joined Homerun with an update on a reserved bus lane on Sherbrooke Street set to open in April.
The risks of tanning beds are known to the scientific community, but not to the consumer, says Olivier Bourgeois of Option Consommateurs on Homerun. Option Consommateurs wants to see major changes in the way tanning salons communicate with their clients. (Photo courtesy of Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press)
"It looks like the biggest conflict to emerge in Europe since the Balkan wars," says Kyle Matthews on the Russian occupation of Crimea, a peninsula in Ukraine. Matthews, the Senior Deputy Director of the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies at Concordia University, spoke with Shawn Apel on Homerun. (Photo courtesy of Baz Ratner/Reuters)