Radio Noon MontrealIs coming out of the closet still necessary in 2014?Oct 30, 2014 | 19:02Apple chief executive Tim Cook has issued a statement saying he's gay. Cook wrote that it wasn't an easy choice to publicly disclose that he is gay, but felt the acknowledgement could help others.
Radio Noon MontrealSorry - your Halloweeen costume is red-flaggedOct 30, 2014 | 5:53McGill's Student Society will be judging costumes for appropriateness at the door for tonight's Halloween Dance. Shawn discusses with Homerun's Sue Smith
Radio Noon MontrealNew taxi service in MontrealOct 29, 2014 | 13:41Popular app-based taxi service Uber is launching uberX in Montreal. This allows non-professional drivers to have passengers in their own personal cars for a cheaper fare than standard cabs. Would you use this service?
Radio Noon MontrealuberX: Illegal or bargain - or both?Oct 29, 2014 | 4:36uberX lets regular people drive their regular cars - and pick up riders. It's like a taxi - but cheaper, and maybe, stranger. The city of Montreal says it's illegal. Uber says it's open for business.
Shawn Apel discusses with Homerun's Sue Smith
Radio Noon MontrealRADIO NOON: Will you vote in school board elections?Oct 28, 2014 | 5:11Elections are Sunday - and turnout is historically low. Many people will not vote. One caller says he wants to vote - but "give us just a clue what the issues might possibly be."
Shawn discusses with Homerun's Sue Smith
Radio Noon MontrealIs skateboarding a legitimate form of transportation?Oct 27, 2014 | 27:29Presently, skateboarding isn't allowed on the road, sidewalks and bike paths. A motion will be presented tonight at Montreal's city council meeting to try and change that.
Radio Noon MontrealShould skateboards be allowed on city streets?Oct 27, 2014 | 6:17Right now, they're not - meaning most skateboarders are scofflaws. A Montreal city councillor wants to legalize the skateboard as a way of getting from Point A to Point B.
But, can skateboarders be trusted? Shawn discusses with Homerun's Sue Smith
Radio Noon MontrealWhat happens when a Muslim girl asks her dad what happened in Ottawa and St-JeanOct 24, 2014 | 3:31We asked how you've been talking to your children about the attacks this week. Parents say their children are asking many quetsions - including one dad, who says his 11-year-old daughter says she's ashamed to be a Muslim.
Shawn talks about it with Homeru
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.
Radio Noon MontrealHow are you dealing with the attacks on the military?Oct 23, 2014 | 5:03As we look for answers after two attacks on Canadian military members this week, callers react and talk about what to do next.
Shawn joins Homerun's Sue Smith with excerts from the program
Radio Noon MontrealSecurity expert says incidents like the one in St-Jean are tough to preventOct 21, 2014 | 6:37Radio Noon's Shawn Apel speaks to Dave Charland, a former intelligence officer with the Canadian Security Intelligence Service.
Radio Noon MontrealCould the Intelligence Community have done more to prevent the St-Jean attacks?Oct 21, 2014 | 5:20A day after an apparent deliberate attack on two Canadian soldiers, many callers are disappointed the suspect wasn't stopped. One former CSIS agent says the suspect may have been further angered when his passport was seized.
Shawn discusses with Homerun
Radio Noon MontrealPrivate college dismisses teacher because of acting pastOct 20, 2014 | 11:32Jacqueline Laurent-Auger taught theatre at College Jean-de-Brebeuf until the school found out about films she made more than forty years ago. Do you think they were right to let her go?
Radio Noon MontrealShould a previous career in erotic movies disqualify a high-school thetatre teacher?Oct 20, 2014 | 5:44It seems to at College Brebeuf. Jacueline Laurent-Auger is 73 - and she was a theatre teacher there. Until this summer. Students found evidence of the movies she made in the 70s and the school let het go.
Shawn discusses with Homerun's Sue Smith
Radio Noon MontrealShould whistleblower student been punished?Oct 17, 2014 | 19:03A student at a Lester B. Pearson School Board was suspended for day after recording his Ethics class which was meant to be taught in French, not English.