Daybreak MontrealBolduc changes tune on books but says he won't flip-flop on budget cutsAug 28, 2014 | 10:52"On the weekend, I read the articles, I saw that people thought I didn't like books--which is not true," Education Minister Yves Bolduc says about his comments last week that "no child ever died" because they didn't get a new book because of budget cuts.
Daybreak MontrealWest Island rugby community supports Team Canada athletesAug 28, 2014 | 7:34Daybreak sports with Ainslie MacLellan - West Island rugby community supports Team Canada athletes - August 28, 2014
Daybreak MontrealLes Pollués de Montréal-Trudeau say flight noises are too loudAug 28, 2014 | 11:31Some people who live in the flight paths of Montreal Trudeau airport are taking matters into their own hands to get authorities to take their noise complaints seriously. They've raised enough money to purchase professional noise monitoring equipment.
Daybreak MontrealChanges to Metro station weren't approved by STM Board of DirectorsAug 28, 2014 | 7:14In an interview with Daybreak, STM chair Philippe Schnobb said that the STM board of directors wasn't aware that the names of 20 metro stations were being changed--most of them adding a "du" or "de" to standardize titles. He'll speak on it next week.
Daybreak MontrealPCBs have leeched into ground and will flow into river, says Pointe-ClaireAug 27, 2014 | 7:04PCBs were discovered in Pointe-Claire city pipes and in the ground near the Reliance Power Equipment Ltd site in Pointe-Claire. The City Manager says the Robert Weemaes said the provincial ministry is handling the situation.
Daybreak MontrealHow will English school boards around Montreal balance their budgets?Aug 27, 2014 | 10:18Two chairmen from English-language school boards in and around Montreal respond to Education Minister Yves Bolduc's comments that "no child ever died" from not buying a new book. He is now telling boards not to cut their book budgets.
Daybreak MontrealWest Island Chorus looking for new members, new songsAug 27, 2014 | 4:43The West Island Chorus is looking for new members and new songs to sing! They are part of the International Sweet Adelines association. Chorus member Doris de Blasio was in studio to tell us more.
Daybreak MontrealProfessor says publishers and teachers are to blame for high book pricesAug 26, 2014 | 8:59A retired professor with over 30 years of experience says professors and publishers need to do more to make sure students aren't paying exorbitant prices for textbooks.
Daybreak MontrealMcGill goes for record 4,000-lb fairtrade brownieAug 26, 2014 | 5:40As part of its fairtrade campus food show, McGill University is baking--and giving away--a 4,000-lb fairtrade brownie today. Chef Oliver De Volpi tells us more.
Daybreak MontrealHow can road cycling be made safer in Quebec?Aug 26, 2014 | 10:25Friday night, a man in his 50's was killed cycling along a stretch of Highway 112, where the speed limit is is 90 km/h. He was struck by the passenger side of a car travelling in the same direction. We discuss ideas to to make road cycling safer.
Daybreak MontrealDo universities buy textbooks back at a fair price?Aug 25, 2014 | 9:08Gabrielle Jacques founded Swap My Books to allow students to sell their used textbooks at a price they set themselves. She says universities don't pay enough for used books. Concordia University responds.
Daybreak MontrealMontreal choreographer shows off moves in Step Up: All InAug 25, 2014 | 5:06Montreal choreographer Steve Bolton worked with several dancers in the new Step Up: All In movie. He was in the Daybreak studio to talk about his work.