Daybreak MontrealFriends despite the Israeli-Palestinian conflictJul 31, 2014 | 7:03Danielle Richard and Mona Elgrably have been friends for almost nine years, although they're from different sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Daybreak MontrealSantropol Roulant holds annual open house with a twistJul 31, 2014 | 5:07One of Montreal's gems - the non-profit Santropol Roulant - is holding its big annual event later today... it's a portes-ouvertes, but this time it's not just the house that's open, but the street in front as well.
Daybreak MontrealDoes the closing of Chapters hurt the publishing industry?Jul 31, 2014 | 10:45As the Chapters store in downtown Montreal announces it will close, we speak to Simon Dardick, the co-publisher of Véhicule Press, about the future of local publishing houses.
Daybreak MontrealMontreal real estate market in slump, but some boroughs shineJul 31, 2014 | 8:45Real estate sales in Montreal were the lower last year than ever in the past ten years. That's according to the Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards. But REMAX du Cartier agent Mike Abatzidis says some areas of Montreal are still 'hot.'
Daybreak MontrealPerformance, art, and parties at the Qouleur festivalJul 30, 2014 | 6:26The Qouleur festival kicks off this weekend with ten days of art, performance, lectures and fundraisers to celebrate the LGBTTQ and Two-Spirit people of colour.
Daybreak MontrealOboe worth $10,000 stolen from Orchestre de la FrancophonieJul 30, 2014 | 8:51Ron Cohen-Mann had his oboe--worth $10,000--stolen from him at a coffee shop downtown this weekend. Now he's on the search to recover the lost instrument and is offering a reward if it's found.
Daybreak MontrealSTM says name changes to twenty metro stations will come at no costJul 29, 2014 | 6:08STM spokesperson Isabelle Tremblay told Daybreak that the STM would be changing the names of twenty stations, most by adding "du" or "de" in an attempt to standardize the naming. Tremblay said changes in signs would be gradual and would not cost anything.
Daybreak MontrealJailed Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy not sure if he'll appealJul 29, 2014 | 7:23The brother of jailed Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy spoke to Daybreak after his brother was denied a presidential pardon this weekend. Adel Fahmy says Mohamed is unsure if he'll appeal next month.
Daybreak MontrealPierre Desrochers responds to Police Brotherhood sick day tacticJul 28, 2014 | 8:18The city of Montreal says it will be sending a bill to the Police Brotherhood for overtime hours this weekend after 100 Montreal officers simultaneously called in sick.
Daybreak MontrealNavut helps find the perfect neighbourhood for youJul 28, 2014 | 7:03An award-winning website that re-launched at this year's Startupfest quizzes you on your needs--then finds the perfect neighbourhood for you.
Daybreak MontrealMai Duong well enough to leave isolation but still needs donorJul 28, 2014 | 11:10Mai Duong's husband Vlad Stesin gave Daybreak an update on Mai's condition. Although she is still searching for a bone marrow donor match, she was recently let out of isolation.
Daybreak MontrealParalympic athlete Benoit Huot's medals have been stolenJul 28, 2014 | 6:09Paralympic athlete Benoit Huot had several of his medals stolen from his home this past weekend--now he's asking anyone with information to come forward.
Daybreak MontrealProlific Montreal filmmaker back with another children's featureJul 28, 2014 | 10:0781-year old Rock Demers has another feature film to his credit. Set in New Brunswick, La gang des hors-la-loi, is a story about kids reclaiming a baseball diamond. He tells Jeanette Kelly why he makes films for kids.
Daybreak MontrealBroken elevator in senior home means residents cannot leave their floorJul 25, 2014 | 9:44For more than three weeks now the only elevator in a senior home in Laval West has been broken--and residents have been unable to leave their floors. The relative of a resident shares her concerns.
Daybreak MontrealVolleyball game raises money for sex education programsJul 25, 2014 | 6:43Bar and restaurant industry employees are gathering in Parc Jeanne-Mance this weekend to play volleyball for a good cause. They're raising money for sexual education programs provided by local organization Head & Hands.