Homerun | Dec 20, 2012 | 8:23

Park-Ex Mayor goes independent

Today Vision Montreal also lost a veteran Villeray/St-Michel/Park Extension mayor Anie Samson says not enough questions are being asked at City Council.

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Homerun Anjou demerger petition Aug 28, 2014 | 7:33"It has got to stop,"says Anjou borough mayor Luis Miranda about budget cuts to his borough. Miranda is organizing a petition to ask the province to allow the people of Anjou to hold a referendum on leaving Montreal.
Radio Noon Montreal - Should there be a public inquiry for MMIW?Aug 28, 2014 | 25:51Radio Noon Montreal Should there be a public inquiry for MMIW? Audio
Radio Noon Montreal Should there be a public inquiry for MMIW? Aug 28, 2014 | 25:51On Radio Noon today, we asked listeners whether there should be a public inquiry into into Canada's missing and murdered aboriginal women. Recently, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said he was opposed to the idea.
Daybreak Montreal - Changes to Metro station weren't approved by STM Board of DirectorsAug 28, 2014 | 7:14Daybreak Montreal Changes to Metro station weren't approved by STM Board of Directors Audio
Daybreak Montreal Changes to Metro station weren't approved by STM Board of Directors Aug 28, 2014 | 7:14In an interview with Daybreak, STM chair Philippe Schnobb said that the STM board of directors wasn't aware that the names of 20 metro stations were being changed--most of them adding a "du" or "de" to standardize titles. He'll speak on it next week.
Daybreak Montreal - Bolduc changes tune on books but says he won't flip-flop on budget cutsAug 28, 2014 | 10:52Daybreak Montreal Bolduc changes tune on books but says he won't flip-flop on budget cuts Audio
Daybreak Montreal Bolduc changes tune on books but says he won't flip-flop on budget cuts Aug 28, 2014 | 10:52"On the weekend, I read the articles, I saw that people thought I didn't like books--which is not true," Education Minister Yves Bolduc says about his comments last week that "no child ever died" because they didn't get a new book because of budget cuts.
Homerun - Zara pulls controversial T-shirtAug 27, 2014 | 5:50Homerun Zara pulls controversial T-shirt Audio
Homerun Zara pulls controversial T-shirt Aug 27, 2014 | 5:50"People have to question if this was purposeful or complete incompetence," says Montreal marketing professor Robert Soroka about a striped T-shirt with a six-pointed yellow star.
Radio Noon Montreal - Honouring former Quebec premier Robert BourassaAug 27, 2014 | 34:06Radio Noon Montreal Honouring former Quebec premier Robert Bourassa Audio
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.
Daybreak Montreal - How will English school boards around Montreal balance their budgets?Aug 27, 2014 | 10:18Daybreak Montreal How will English school boards around Montreal balance their budgets? Audio
Daybreak Montreal How will English school boards around Montreal balance their budgets? Aug 27, 2014 | 10:18Two chairmen from English-language school boards in and around Montreal respond to Education Minister Yves Bolduc's comments that "no child ever died" from not buying a new book. He is now telling boards not to cut their book budgets.
Daybreak Montreal - PCBs have leeched into ground and will flow into river, says Pointe-ClaireAug 27, 2014 | 7:04Daybreak Montreal PCBs have leeched into ground and will flow into river, says Pointe-Claire Audio
Daybreak Montreal PCBs have leeched into ground and will flow into river, says Pointe-Claire Aug 27, 2014 | 7:04PCBs were discovered in Pointe-Claire city pipes and in the ground near the Reliance Power Equipment Ltd site in Pointe-Claire. The City Manager says the Robert Weemaes said the provincial ministry is handling the situation.
Radio Noon Montreal - Study shows readers retain less on e-readers, tabletsAug 26, 2014 | 5:54Radio Noon Montreal Study shows readers retain less on e-readers, tablets Audio
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.
Daybreak Montreal - McGill goes for record 4,000-lb fairtrade brownieAug 26, 2014 | 5:40Daybreak Montreal McGill goes for record 4,000-lb fairtrade brownie Audio
Daybreak Montreal McGill goes for record 4,000-lb fairtrade brownie Aug 26, 2014 | 5:40As part of its fairtrade campus food show, McGill University is baking--and giving away--a 4,000-lb fairtrade brownie today. Chef Oliver De Volpi tells us more.
Daybreak Montreal - How can road cycling be made safer in Quebec?Aug 26, 2014 | 10:25Daybreak Montreal How can road cycling be made safer in Quebec? Audio
Daybreak Montreal How can road cycling be made safer in Quebec? Aug 26, 2014 | 10:25Friday night, a man in his 50's was killed cycling along a stretch of Highway 112, where the speed limit is is 90 km/h. He was struck by the passenger side of a car travelling in the same direction. We discuss ideas to to make road cycling safer.
Daybreak Montreal - Professor says publishers and teachers are to blame for high book pricesAug 26, 2014 | 8:59Daybreak Montreal Professor says publishers and teachers are to blame for high book prices Audio
Daybreak Montreal Professor says publishers and teachers are to blame for high book prices Aug 26, 2014 | 8:59A retired professor with over 30 years of experience says professors and publishers need to do more to make sure students aren't paying exorbitant prices for textbooks.
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.
Daybreak Montreal - Storied Little Burgundy NCC building could be sold to condo developerAug 25, 2014 | 10:20Daybreak Montreal Storied Little Burgundy NCC building could be sold to condo developer Audio
Daybreak Montreal Storied Little Burgundy NCC building could be sold to condo developer Aug 25, 2014 | 10:20The Negro Community Centre has been a part of Little Burgundy since 1890, but has been closed for 20 years. This April, the dilapidated structure collapsed on one side--and now, the storied centre may be sold to a condo developer.
Daybreak Montreal - Do universities buy textbooks back at a fair price?Aug 25, 2014 | 9:08Daybreak Montreal Do universities buy textbooks back at a fair price? Audio
Daybreak Montreal Do universities buy textbooks back at a fair price? Aug 25, 2014 | 9:08Gabrielle Jacques founded Swap My Books to allow students to sell their used textbooks at a price they set themselves. She says universities don't pay enough for used books. Concordia University responds.

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