Daybreak MontrealLachine mayor says he wasn't consulted on community mail boxesAug 20, 2014 | 8:55Lachine mayor Claude Dauphin recently received a list of 100 addresses where Canada Post will install community mailboxes--but says he wasn't consulted on the process. Canada Post responds.
Daybreak MontrealFirst-ever conference gets talking about the weatherAug 20, 2014 | 6:29What's the best way to tell people about weather? That's what more than 1,000 scientists will try to answer at the World Weather Open Science Conference in Montreal this week. Deon Terblanche from the World Meteorological Organization joins us.
Daybreak MontrealNew Montreal app will help track snow removalAug 20, 2014 | 8:23The City of Montreal held a contest asking local startups and tech companies to build them a snow removal application. The winning app developed by Heritage Software allows tracking on snow removal schedules and parked cars.
Daybreak Montreal"Complete revamp" of Transport Canada is needed, says rail expertAug 20, 2014 | 6:12Transport Canada needs to be more independent to preserve the safety and maintenance of railways, says Richard Plokhaar, a rail safety expert with Signal Soft Rail Consultancy Limited, after reviewing the TSB's report on the Lac-Mégantic explosion.
Daybreak Montreal"It felt as if City Council had been violated," NDG mayor on protestsAug 19, 2014 | 11:48Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Côte-de-Neiges Mayor Russell Copeman says the anti-Bill 3 protest on Monday night at Montreal City Hall was nothing short of “mob rule.” He calls the protest a disgrace and says he watched it from the upper levels of City Hall.
Daybreak MontrealCoalition union head condemns protests, says "I didn't want this"Aug 19, 2014 | 7:55Marc Ranger, head of the coalition of municipal worker unions that is at the forefront of the protests, said the disruption of Montreal city council last night was an isolated incident and not representative of the anti-Bill 3 movement as a whole.
Daybreak MontrealAnti-Bill 3 protesters punched councillor during City Council protestAug 19, 2014 | 2:35Marc-Andre Gadoury is a city councillor in Rosemont-La-Petite-Patrie. He says he was punched and intimidated by anti-Bill 3 protesters who stormed City Hall last night. They seemed unhappy he was taking pictures of them, he told Daybreak.
Daybreak MontrealMunicipal affairs minister denounces anti-Bill 3 protestorsAug 19, 2014 | 12:19"It is totally unacceptable to see union leaders asking their members to get into City Hall chambers," says Pierre Moreau on last night's anti-Bill 3 protest that took over Montreal City Hall. Moreau is the minister who tabled Bill 3 earlier this summer.
Daybreak MontrealMontreal Basketball fan Mark Griffin in the Daybreak StudioAug 19, 2014 | 4:17Mark Griffin runs a website devoted to basketball and will be fulfilling a dream by heading to Spain to cover the FIBA World Cup
Daybreak MontrealFerguson tragedy reaction from Black Youth Network in MontrealAug 18, 2014 | 11:51With their new project Speak Up! the DESTA Black Youth Network in Montreal and a social worker in Côte-des-Neiges address racial profiling and racism in Montreal. They react to the topics raised by the Ferguson tragedy in Missouri.
Daybreak MontrealMontreal teen runs to Toronto to fight cancerAug 18, 2014 | 7:51Montreal teenager Akshay Grover ran to Toronto to raise money to fight cancer--now he and his mom visit our Daybreak studio to tell us about the trip.
Daybreak MontrealPublic inquiry into Lac-Mégantic disaster needed, says CCPAAug 18, 2014 | 5:42The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is calling for an independent public inquiry into last summer's Lac-Mégantic train disaster. The Centre's Ontario director Trish Hennessy spoke with Daybreak about their concerns.
Daybreak MontrealFood bank needs new van to make household deliveriesAug 15, 2014 | 7:40Hellenic Social Services of Greater Montreal need a van to complete deliveries to the households that depend on their food banks. Right now they're depending on volunteers for transportation.
Daybreak MontrealLagging construction is chasing away customers, merchants sayAug 15, 2014 | 9:18Merchants on St-Laurent Boulevard near Bernard street say that ongoing construction in front of their shops has been lagging for months, and is chasing away customers. The City, they say, has been unresponsive.