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Daybreak Montreal with Mike Finnerty

If it matters to Montrealers, Daybreak is on top of it. Every weekday morning, Mike and the team bring you the news you need and the stories you care about. Daybreak celebrates Montreal in all its diversity, wakes you up and gets your day going.

  • 09:42
    AirDrop is a way for iPhone owners to share files, including photos, to each other via Bluetooth. However, some are using it to send anonymous, and sexually explicit, images to women on the metro. This is exactly what happened to Diana Stepner when she was at the Guy-Concordia Metro. We hear from her and from Genevieve Lajeunesse, the Director of Operations in CryptoQuebec, who tells us how to avoid these unwanted pictures.
    Jul 17, 2018
  • 09:23
    Some campgrounds and hotels across Quebec say they are struggling to find lifeguards this year. In some cases they are even forced to close the pools earlier in the day. We hear from two people about why this is happening and how it's impacting business.
    Jul 17, 2018
  • 09:10
    10-year-old Henry Von Saenger from Verdun organized a donation drive which provides the homeless with clean socks. It started as a school project and has turned into a successful drive. We hear from Henry Von Saenger and his mother, Laurence Von Saenger.
    Jul 16, 2018
  • 09:50
    Summer's a great time to grab a book and head to a nice park or a sunny terrasse. We get a list of "must reads" for this summer from the manager of Saint-Henri Books.
    Jul 13, 2018
  • 11:42
    Dogs will no longer be allowed at Hudson's Sandy Beach after a resident was attacked there by a dog earlier this week. We hear from the man who was attacked and from the Mayor of Hudson.
    Jul 13, 2018
  • 09:08
    The Just For Laughs festival is underway, but one local comedians won't be performing. DJ Mausner was supposed to tape a TV special at the festival this year, but she is bowing out in the wake of sexual harassment accusations against JFL founder, Gilbert Rozon. We speak with DJ Mausner about her decision.
    Jul 12, 2018
  • 12:30
    This week marks the 75th anniversary of a World War Two campaign called Operation Husky. Despite the success of American, British and Canadian troops during this campaign, some people feel that Operation Husky isn't getting enough recognition in Canadian history. So a project called "Operation Husky" is trying to change that. We hear from Steve Gregory, the founder of the project.
    Jul 12, 2018
  • 10:21
    Serge Dessureault died on Saturday when he fell climbing the K2 mountain in Pakistan. Dessureault was a former Montreal firefighter, a former captain of Station 19 in downtown Montreal... he was 53 years old. K2 is considered one of the most dangerous mountain to climb in the world... It is 8,611 metres tall... and some say it's even more dangerous than Everest.
    Jul 10, 2018
  • 07:25
    Media reports are saying the seventh and eighth boy have just been rescued from a cave in northern Thailand. That's where a youth soccer team and their coach became trapped by floodwaters more than two weeks ago. Cave divers are continuing their high risk operation to extract the remaining four boys and their coach. We speak to Jill Heinerth, she is a Canadian cave diver and underwater explorer -- who has experienced some of the deepest, darkest caves in the world.
    Jul 9, 2018
  • 04:18
    After the blistering heat wave hit Montreal and southern Quebec, farmers across the province are seeing the effects of the high temperatures on their crops. We hear from Phil Quinn, the co-owner and manager of Quinn farm in Ile-Perrot. He says he lost 12,000 pounds of strawberries due to the heat wave.
    Jul 6, 2018
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