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Homerun Montreal writer Sean Michaels brings home the 2014 Giller prize Nov 11, 2014 | 7:31"I feel like a deep sea diver that's come up too fast" says Montreal author Sean Michaels. He's still reeling after winning the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize last night for his debut novel "Us Conductors."
Homerun - "7 hours of terror": Rosetta spacecraft attempts to land on a comet tonightNov 11, 2014 | 6:44Homerun "7 hours of terror": Rosetta spacecraft attempts to land on a comet tonight Audio
Homerun "7 hours of terror": Rosetta spacecraft attempts to land on a comet tonight Nov 11, 2014 | 6:44The Rosetta spacecraft is currently circling a comet in deep space, and in just a few hours, it will attempt to release a space vehicle on the comet's surface. National Geographic astronomy columnist Andrew Fazekas spoke with Homerun about this unpreceden
Homerun - Is Montreal  driving Quebec's economy or dragging it down?Nov 10, 2014 | 7:17Homerun Is Montreal driving Quebec's economy or dragging it down? Audio
Homerun Is Montreal driving Quebec's economy or dragging it down? Nov 10, 2014 | 7:17Homerun's Sue Smith spoke to Raymond Bachand. He's the president of the Institut du Quebec. It just released a report outlining the connection between Montreal's economy and the rest of the province's well-being.
Homerun - "There simply is no way to keep these animals in a fashion that is humane," says SPCA Animal Advocacy DirectorNov 10, 2014 | 7:30Homerun "There simply is no way to keep these animals in a fashion that is humane," says SPCA Animal Advocacy Director Audio
Homerun "There simply is no way to keep these animals in a fashion that is humane," says SPCA Animal Advocacy Director Nov 10, 2014 | 7:30Homerun's Sue Smith spoke to Alanna Devine, the director of animal advocacy for the Montreal SPCA. She investigated the Quebec fur farmer who was recently charged with six counts of animal cruelty and neglect. She wants fur farming banned in Canada.
Homerun - Vinyl Cafe's Christmas Show is coming to MontrealNov 6, 2014 | 7:06Homerun Vinyl Cafe's Christmas Show is coming to Montreal Audio
Homerun Vinyl Cafe's Christmas Show is coming to Montreal Nov 6, 2014 | 7:06The show shares fictional stories about Dave, an owner of a second hand record store and his wife Morley, two children and their friends. Homerun's Sue Smith talked to Vinyl Cafe's host, Stuart McLean about the show and his creative process.
Homerun - Harassment on Parliament HillNov 6, 2014 | 7:30Homerun Harassment on Parliament Hill Audio
Homerun Harassment on Parliament Hill Nov 6, 2014 | 7:30The discussion around harassment on Parliament Hill continues after two Liberal MP's were suspended earlier this week for alleged personal misconduct. Homerun's Sue Smith talked to Marlene Jennings, a former Liberal MP for the NDG-Lachine riding, about so
Homerun - What kind of MTL sign would you like to see at the top of Mount Royal?Nov 4, 2014 | 5:20Homerun What kind of MTL sign would you like to see at the top of Mount Royal? Audio
Homerun What kind of MTL sign would you like to see at the top of Mount Royal? Nov 4, 2014 | 5:20A group called xMTL has a vision for a new icon for the mountain ahead of Montreal's 375th anniversary in 2017. Homerun's Sue Smith talked to the founder of the xMTL project, Philippe Mailhot.
Homerun - Do you think all bans on pit bulls should be lifted?Nov 4, 2014 | 5:20Homerun Do you think all bans on pit bulls should be lifted? Audio
Homerun Do you think all bans on pit bulls should be lifted? Nov 4, 2014 | 5:20Today, Sherbrooke lifted its ban on having pit bulls in the area. The ban had existed for nearly two decades. Homerun's Sue Smith spoke to Alanna Devine, the Director of Animal Advocacy at the Montreal SPCA, about pit bulls on the island.
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Homerun David Birnbaum says no to scrapping school boards Nov 3, 2014 | 6:46David Birnbaum, Liberal MNA for D'Arcy McGee and former executive director of the Quebec English School Boards Association, says that low voter turnout to the school board elections doesn't mean school boards should be scrapped altogether - but that a maj
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Homerun Poppy donations stolen from Jewish General Hospital volunteer Oct 31, 2014 | 5:38Sue Smith speaks to Sandy Bernstein, 88. She says she can't believe someone would take money from veterans who sacrifice their lives for our country.
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Homerun Filipino comfort food coming to Montreal Oct 29, 2014 | 5:30"Junior is a name that's very common in the Philippines... we wanted it to feel familiar, friendly and family-oriented," says co-owner Devid Pendon about Filipino restaurant, Junior. It opens tonight in Griffintown. He speaks to Sue Smith about the inspir
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Homerun Formerly homeless man wins award for Homelessness research Oct 29, 2014 | 8:15Concordia University PhD graduate Eric Weissman has won a national prize for his research on homelessness. The study draws in part from Weissman's own experience living on the street.

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