Radio Noon Montreal | Sep 23, 2013 | 23:12

Commission into 'Maple Spring' started today

The Menard Commission into the student protests of 2012 began its public hearings this morning. The commission was formed to better understand what led to the protests. It will also look at how police reacted.

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Radio Noon Montreal Honouring former Quebec premier Robert Bourassa Aug 27, 2014 | 34:06Today on Radio Noon, we asked listeners to weigh in on the city of Montreal's plans to rename a section of University street downtown to honour Bourassa. We also hear from Bourassa's family and his former chief of staff.
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Radio Noon Montreal Study shows readers retain less on e-readers, tablets Aug 26, 2014 | 5:54A study out of Norway has found that people who read on tablets retain less information than those who read paper books. McGill professor Andrew Piper weighs in.
Radio Noon Montreal - The high cost of Back to SchoolAug 25, 2014 | 19:01Radio Noon Montreal The high cost of Back to School Audio
Radio Noon Montreal The high cost of Back to School Aug 25, 2014 | 19:01It's the end of August and that means students across Quebec are headed back to school, but that comes with a cost. We take a look at those costs.
Radio Noon Montreal - 'Schools have enough books,' Liberal MNA Yves BolducAug 22, 2014 | 32:28Radio Noon Montreal 'Schools have enough books,' Liberal MNA Yves Bolduc Audio
Radio Noon Montreal 'Schools have enough books,' Liberal MNA Yves Bolduc Aug 22, 2014 | 32:28We get reaction to comments made by MNA Yves Bolduc in an interview to Le Devoir. In response to budget cuts to schools, Bolduc said children won't die from not having enough books.
Radio Noon Montreal - How are you preparing for your retirement?Aug 21, 2014 | 37:52Radio Noon Montreal How are you preparing for your retirement? Audio
Radio Noon Montreal How are you preparing for your retirement? Aug 21, 2014 | 37:52In light of the bill 3 pension reform, we speak to economist, scholar and McGill University professor Brett House about preparing for retirement and what the municipal workers are asking for.
Radio Noon Montreal - Pension protest at city hall calls into question tacticsAug 19, 2014 | 21:30Radio Noon Montreal Pension protest at city hall calls into question tactics Audio
Radio Noon Montreal Pension protest at city hall calls into question tactics Aug 19, 2014 | 21:30Montreal's chief of police says he is 'disappointed' in his team after they allowed municipal workers to barge into city hall Wednesday evening to protest against proposed pension reforms.
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Radio Noon Montreal Ferguson riots leads to questions on policing Aug 18, 2014 | 31:55The riots and police intervention in Ferguson, Missouri calls into question issues of policing and increased aggression from officers. Callers weigh in.
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