Daybreak MontrealMeet the man behind the new Champlain BridgeJul 23, 2015 | 12:22Daniel Genest, the director for the consortium behind the new Champlain Bridge, sits down for an in-studio interview with CBC Daybreak show.
Daybreak MontrealJust for Laughs: Australian Joel Creasey talks comedy and coming outJul 22, 2015 | 12:24At only 24, Australian comedian Joel Creasey has already opened for Joan Rivers. He speaks with Daybreak about coming out at 15 and performing at Montreal's Just for Laughs festival.
Daybreak MontrealMontreal cellist stuck at airport after Air Canada oversells flightJul 22, 2015 | 8:03Cellist Andrea Stewart says Air Canada would not let her fly with her cello in an adjacent seat because the flight she was scheduled to take was overbooked. Stewart had bought two tickets, one for herself and another for her cello.
Daybreak MontrealFighting the ash borer with fungusJul 21, 2015 | 8:22Scientists are testing out a new approach to battling Montreal's emerald ash borer, by trapping the beetles with fungus. Entomologist Robert Lavallée says the strategy is to slow rather than stop the spread of the ash borer.
Daybreak MontrealMontreal's 'hidden homeless' missing from census, community groups sayJul 21, 2015 | 9:48The city's homeless census figures don't account for those couch-surfing or not staying in shelters, community groups in the West Island and the Plateau say.
Daybreak MontrealLow water quality halts training for Lachine dragon boat teamJul 21, 2015 | 2:57The Lachine Canal is temporarily closed after heavy rainfall overflowed the sewer system and potentially contaminated the water poured into the canal. The captain of a local dragon boat team says the closure is preventing the team from training.
Daybreak MontrealGroup of Quebec women want pro-consent labels on alcoholJul 20, 2015 | 10:13A group of Quebec women have launched a petition calling for a label on alcohol bottles that raises awareness about sexual consent. Daybreak speaks with one of the women, Kharoll-Ann Souffrant, and a representative from Quebec's Bar Owners Association.
Daybreak MontrealFriends and family rally behind widowed LaSalle fatherJul 20, 2015 | 4:33Patrick Advincula lost his wife Jackie earlier this month, days after she gave birth to her new daughter Ava. Amy Archibald, a family friend of Advincula from LaSalle has started a registry to help the family.
Daybreak MontrealSailors with disabilities take to the water for the Coupe Quebec July 25-26Jul 17, 2015 | 7:38René Dallaire lost the use of his arms and legs in a skiing accident at 19. Twenty-five years later he rekindled his competitive fire with adapted sailing.
Daybreak MontrealGig Posters at the art galleryJul 17, 2015 | 8:21Montreal artist Pat Hamou has curated a show of limited edition silk-screen posters for bands that have played Osheaga Festival. There's an art market for these beyond band merchandise.
Daybreak MontrealTeaching kids to codeJul 17, 2015 | 6:40Daybreak spoke to mother-daughter duo Kim Reid and Isla Rennison, who volunteer with Kids Code Jeunesse, about why they think learning to code is important.
Daybreak MontrealShould Montreal ban horse-drawn caleches?Jul 17, 2015 | 8:46Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre has asked to see veterinarian reports on the health of all caleche horses in the city after a horse slipped and fell in Griffintown. Daybreak spoke to the owner of the horse, Luc Desparois and to Alana Devine, the director of
Daybreak MontrealPlateau-Mont-Royal borough tackling problem of empty storefrontsJul 17, 2015 | 6:09Daybreak spoke to Plateau-Mont-Royal borough mayor Luc Ferrandez about his idea to tax buildings that have been left empty for years.
Daybreak MontrealPat Hamou chats about Gig PostersJul 17, 2015 | 14:31Montreal artist Pat Hamou is the go-to guy for band posters in Montreal. He talks to Jeanette Kelly about that scene and how the work has become fine art.