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    What does it take for someone on welfare system to get a job? Daybreak's Shawn Apel went to welfare recipients to find out.

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    Daybreak Montreal - String of phantom car break-ins in Dollard-des-OrmeauxSep 3, 2015 | 7:17Daybreak Montreal String of phantom car break-ins in Dollard-des-Ormeaux Audio
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    Daybreak Montreal Côte St-Luc councillor campaigns for more English in stores Sep 1, 2015 | 6:14Côte St-Luc city councillor Ruth Kovac has been writing to Quebec businesses asking for them to include more English in their stores. Kovac tells Daybreak the campaign is producing some major results.
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    Daybreak Montreal Luka McEniry rode a BIXI 180 kms to raise 5400$ for Enfant Soleil Aug 18, 2015 | 3:07Ironman McEniry accepted the challenge from Telus to do the bike portion of the Tremblant Ironman on the famous (but heavy) Bixi bicycle.
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    Daybreak Montreal - Daybreak Voter's Voice: Lac-Saint-Louis ridingAug 25, 2015 | 8:56Daybreak Montreal Daybreak Voter's Voice: Lac-Saint-Louis riding Audio
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