Radio Noon MontrealDiamond Taxi asks for a fare shake from meeting with provincial governmentJul 8, 2015 | 7:28Get it? Fare? Hear Raffi Artinian from Diamond Taxi tell Shawn Apel how he's trying to improve his company's service--in an industry that many say is losing ground to UberX.
Radio Noon MontrealDon't be "that guy" at a music festival this summerJul 7, 2015 | 17:54Filming the concert with your iPad? Smoking at an outdoor concert? Bringing your baby to the show? CBC Music's Grant Lawrence has a no-no list for summer music festivals.
Radio Noon MontrealHow to camp on the cheap in Quebec this summerJul 6, 2015 | 3:56As summer vacations roll around, Radio Noon takes on your camping questions--including from one caller who wants to know where he can camp in Quebec on a budget.
Radio Noon MontrealSandwiches: The good, the bad, and the ugly with Dave McGimpseyJul 3, 2015 | 7:22After a spectacularly bad sandwich purchased at an airport in Edinburgh goes viral, Shawn Apel speaks with Sandwich-of-the-Week columnist Dave McGimpsey for his take on bad eats.
Radio Noon MontrealShawn now has a bunch of books he can read - and a Hemmnigway joke tooJul 2, 2015 | 4:25We asked for your summer reading suggestions. We got those, and more. Shawn discusses with Sue Smith
Radio Noon MontrealMontreal's approach to language issues at city council meetingsJun 25, 2015 | 4:26Longueuil city councillor Robert Myles speaks French and English at city council meetings. Radio Noon speaks to Montreal city councillor Marvin Rotrand about his approach to language issues in Montreal.
Radio Noon MontrealJim Hughes jumps into Westmount-NDG NDP raceJun 25, 2015 | 8:54Jim Hughes is one of at least 5 candidates jockeying to run for the NDP in the newly created NDG-Westmount riding. He explains why he's thrown his hat in the ring.
Radio Noon MontrealRadio Noon listeners pay tribute to Bernard St-LaurentJun 23, 2015 | 5:07CBC Radio journalist Bernard St-Laurent is retiring. Radio Noon listeners share their memories and get to ask their questions.
Radio Noon Montreal"It would literally rain wieners on us"Jun 19, 2015 | 4:27People remember their first summer jobs on Radio Noon, some involving hot dogs, others not. Shawn and Sue Smith also discuss theirs.
Radio Noon MontrealVaudreuil man finds out about lawn mowing bylaw the hard wayJun 17, 2015 | 5:43Radio Noon speaks to a Vaudreuil man who recently got a ticket for mowing his lawn past 4:00 pm on the weekend.
Radio Noon MontrealBring on da noise, bring on da funk...wait, what time is it? Maybe just the funkJun 17, 2015 | 3:38A Vaudreuil-Dorion man finds out he can't mow the lawn after 4 pm on weeekends, when he gets a $270 fine. The town stands by its noise by-law. Shawn gives Sue Smith the lawn and the short of it
Radio Noon MontrealWe'll bet that 60-year-old Swede scraped his knees as a kidJun 16, 2015 | 3:52ParticipACTION wants Canadian children to get outside, scrape their knees and take risks. Shawn talks about risky behaviour and over-cautious parenting with Sue Smith
Radio Noon MontrealFemale scientists decry sexism with "Distractingly Sexy" hashtagJun 12, 2015 | 6:48Shawn Apel speaks to Lucie De Beauchamp and Meg Massa, two scientists who participated in the "Distractingly Sexy" hashtag. It is a response to comments by Nobel-prize-winning scientist Tim Hunt that working with women in labs is problematic.
Radio Noon MontrealAnd the Nobel Prize for Awkard Sexist Comments goes to...Jun 12, 2015 | 4:43British scientist Tim Hunt says women working in labs with men causes 3 problems: "You fall in love with them, they fall in love with you and when you criticise them, they cry.” Shawn discusses with Sue Smith
Radio Noon MontrealBill 62's focus on what women wear disappointing, Canadian Council of Muslim WomenJun 11, 2015 | 4:21Radio Noon speaks with Shaheen Ashraf, board member of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women.