Homerun | Feb 4, 2013 | 6:48

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Today members of the cultural, business and tech industries met to discuss what Montreal's nine universities bring to the city. Heather Munroe-Blum is the Principal of McGill University. She talks to Homerun's Sue Smith.

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Homerun - Skateboards for HopeDec 24, 2014 | 7:15Homerun Skateboards for Hope Audio
Homerun Skateboards for Hope Dec 24, 2014 | 7:15Montrealer Betty Esperanza helped out Santa today by delivering 35 skateboards to Kahnawake. Betty founded an organization called Skateboards for Hope and Homerun's Morgan Dunlop talked to Betty about why she chose skateboards as her way to give back.
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Homerun Enjoying quality family time during Hanukkah Dec 23, 2014 | 1:25One student from Gardenview Elementary School tells about playing games with his father during Hanukkah and getting lots and lots of presents.
Homerun - Montreal's Chief of Fire Prevention gives fire safety tips for the holidaysDec 23, 2014 | 5:11Homerun Montreal's Chief of Fire Prevention gives fire safety tips for the holidays Audio
Homerun Montreal's Chief of Fire Prevention gives fire safety tips for the holidays Dec 23, 2014 | 5:11The Christmas holidays can be a hazardous time for fire accidents. Montreal's Chief of Fire Prevention, Louise Desrosiers, tells Morgan Dunlop how to stay safe during this chilly, festive time of the year.
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