Radio Noon MontrealColumnist defends Theatre du Rideau VertJan 14, 2015 | 8:44Sophie Durocher is a columnist with the Journal de Montreal. She told Radio Noon's Shawn Apel that the theatre's use of a white actor to portray P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens was not blackface.
Radio Noon MontrealShould the Caisse du dépôt take on a new role in public-transit?Jan 13, 2015 | 6:47Quebec's pension-fund manager and the province want the Caisse to own new local public-transit projects. Is it a good idea? Shawn Apel of Radio noon speaks to two economists. They have questions...
Radio Noon MontrealTarget leaving Canada. Surprised?Jan 15, 2015 | 5:16Jacques Nantel, a marketing professor at HEC Montreal, says he`s surprised... and not. Most callers say they saw the writing on the wall and on the empty shleves. Shawn talks to Sue Smith.
Radio Noon MontrealMontreal actresses respond to Russell CroweJan 16, 2015 | 9:23Radio Noon's Shawn Apel speaks to Ellen David and Leni Parker about Russell Crowe's comments that there are plenty of roles for older actresses, as long as they audition for roles suited to their age.
Radio Noon MontrealShould we publish the Prophet Muhammad cartoon?Jan 8, 2015 | 10:51Publishing images or illustrations of Muhammad is banned in the Islamic faith but newspapers around the world published a controversial Charlie Hebdo cartoon nonetheless. We hear from two sides of the argument on whether or not that was the right choice.
Radio Noon MontrealRebate on reusable diapers in Hochelaga-MaisonneuveJan 12, 2015 | 4:18The borough is trying to persuade young families to switch to reusable diapers by offering them a subsidy. Radio Noon speaks to Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve councillor Karine Boivin-Roy.
Radio Noon MontrealTarget's decision to close Canadian stores is hastyJan 15, 2015 | 6:37Jacques Nantel is a marketing professor at HEC Montreal. He told Radio Noon's Shawn Apel that news of Target Canada's failed expansion is not unexpected but has come sooner than he thought it would.
Radio Noon MontrealReclaiming the word 'feminism'Sep 22, 2014 | 8:43One of the founders of the feminist collective of McGill University Law students, Erin Moores, says she identifies with Emma Watson's UN speech. She says gender inequality is systemic across her industry.
Radio Noon MontrealNew2MTL: what are your impressions of Montreal?Jan 9, 2015 | 24:50What kind of city is Montreal? Is it welcoming? We speak to brand new Montrealers as well as longtime residents to hear what they think.
Radio Noon MontrealShould CBC and others show cartoons of the Prohet Muhammad?Jan 8, 2015 | 5:27Most newspapers in Montreal and many around the world are showing cartoons of Muhammand today from Charlie Hebdo. The CBC is not. Jeff jarvis of Buzzmachine calls that chicken. Shawn discusses with Sue Smith of Homerun
Radio Noon MontrealShould plastic bags be banned?Sep 4, 2014 | 17:49California could soon be the first American state to ban single-use plastic bags. Do you think this ban is a good idea? Could this work in Quebec?
Radio Noon MontrealCartoonist Terry Mosher reacts to Charlie Hebdo attackJan 7, 2015 | 6:16One of Montreal's most well-known cartoonists talks about the controversial cartoons published by Charlie Hebdo. At least a dozen people were killed and many more wounded after an attack at their offices in Paris earlier today.
Radio Noon MontrealInternet piracy crackdown stirs up debateMay 13, 2013 | 25:11A Montreal company is on the prowl for Internet pirates. Their campaign on behalf of some Hollywood producers raises fascinating ethical and legal questions. Our listeners call in with their reactions.
Radio Noon MontrealShould the government cut its funding for private schools?Oct 1, 2014 | 5:00The Quebec government is looking into cutting subsidies for private schools in the province. Radio Noon listeners debate the topic.
Radio Noon MontrealYves Boisvert says we should have seen this comingOct 23, 2014 | 4:11La Presse columnist Yves Boisvert says the acts of violence this past week in Ottawa and St-Jean-sur-Richelieu are not wholly unexpected. Shawn Apel spoke with him on Radio Noon.