Daybreak MontrealHacking the System: Caring for senior citizensOct 8, 2014 | 13:18Montrealers are retiring early, hiring private help, and staying by their loved one's side for hours on end to ensure they get the best care possible in the public system. Daybreak heard three of their personal stories.
Daybreak MontrealWest Island Community Shares raising money for members in needOct 7, 2014 | 3:41West Island Community Shares says poverty is up 12% in the West Island. This week they are raising money for those community members in need with a special walk in D.D.O.
Daybreak MontrealHacking the System: What is your strategy to get a GP?Oct 6, 2014 | 8:57As a part of our new CBC series Hacking the System: Making Quebec health care work for you, we're talking about your strategies for finding a GP who fits your needs. Today Myles Charon and Stacey Tenenbaum shared their stories with us.
Daybreak MontrealWhy the South-West borough voted in a Coderre TaxOct 6, 2014 | 8:15Several boroughs across the city have voted to impose a "Coderre Tax" to offset a reduction in money from the Centre City since Mayor Coderre oversaw a change in the tax transfer formula. Craig Sauve from the Southwest borough explains how it works and wh
Daybreak MontrealMontreal artist creates food art for Phi Centre's Espace PlateauOct 6, 2014 | 9:35Filmmaker and writer Nicolas Fonseca and chef Jean-Michel Leblond are staging an art/dinner show at the Phi Centre called In the mouth where the menu is inspired by the diner's memories of taste.
Daybreak MontrealNalie Agustin on the "Post-Cancer Blues" and her CIBC Run for the CureOct 3, 2014 | 5:23After chronicling her fight against cancer on her blog, Montrealer Nalie Agustin is now cancer-free. She shares her past year with Mike and talks about her CIBC Run for the Cure.
Daybreak MontrealVandalism at Girl Guides Morin Heights camp sparks outpouring of supportOct 3, 2014 | 6:36After their Morin Heights camp was vandalized, the Girl Guides of Quebec have received an outpouring of donations and support from past members and people across North America.
Daybreak MontrealTroubled man called suicide help-line for 30 minutes before reaching operatorOct 3, 2014 | 11:05A troubled man called Suicide Action Montreal for 30 minutes before reaching an operator. He told Daybreak his story. A Suicide Action Montreal trainer says the organization struggles to man the lines with rising demands and stagnant funding.
Daybreak MontrealAboriginal choreographer dances through violence to healingOct 3, 2014 | 10:06Daina Ashbee's dance work Unrelated is inspired by her experience growing up in a troubled aboriginal family. It's also a hommage to the missing and murdered aboriginal women in Canada.
Daybreak MontrealSouth Shore mom says her son was bullied and beaten on busOct 2, 2014 | 10:45Chantale Couture says her son Zachary came home with bruises and a swollen eye after he was bullied on the school bus. The Riverside School Board and the SQ say they are investigating.
Daybreak MontrealBed bugs, mould, and general disrepair a problem in Montreal housingOct 2, 2014 | 7:45Tenants' rights groups say the city is allowing landlords to rent out apartments they know should be shut down. CBC's Jaela Bernstien spoke with tenants who say their homes are in general disrepair, and infested with bed bugs and mould.
Daybreak MontrealYannick Nézet-Séguin on the magic of the orchestraOct 2, 2014 | 11:56Mike sat down with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Orchestre Métropolitain, and talked about what it's like to lead an orchestra, balancing work and rest, and the magic of music.
Daybreak MontrealVandalized Canadian flag, busted doors at Girl Guides campsiteSep 29, 2014 | 10:49Vandals have broken into a Morin Heights Girl Guides campsite and caused several thousand dollars of damages, including stolen materials. Administrators say the damages will double their costs for next year's activities.
Daybreak MontrealOff-duty firefighter rushed into building after explosion, rescued residentsSep 29, 2014 | 10:11Stéphane Ouellette is an off-duty firefighter who rushed into a Rosemont rooming house after an explosion broke out. Without equipment, he rescued several residents before first responders arrived. He tells Mike Finnerty his story.