All in a Weekend MontrealAFRICAN AMBASSADOR ON THE RISEAug 1, 2015 | 12:58Congolese-Montrealler Pierre Kwenders has had the best year of his music career.
Including lengthy tours, critical praise, and a nomination on the long-list of the prestigious Polaris Prize.
Daybreak MontrealDebunking myths about midgesJul 31, 2015 | 5:17Ever wonder about those clouds of tiny flies that hover around your head in the summer months? Naturalist and entomology masters student Chris Cloutier breaks down the myths and explains how midges use your head as a stage for mating.
Daybreak MontrealCanada approves RU-486 abortion pillJul 31, 2015 | 7:19The RU-486 abortion pill will now be available to women in Canada. Srinivasan Krishnamurthy, director of gynecology at the Royal Victoria Hospital, explains that it will still take a doctor's prescription to buy the combination drug.
HomerunPlay DJ with Musikiosk at parc du PortugalJul 31, 2015 | 6:47Researchers at McGill University and École de technologie supérieure are launching musikiosk. It's an urban sound social experiment that lets you play DJ and tracks how people react to your musical taste in parc du Portugal.
HomerunMontreal teen discovers new oil-eating bacteria speciesJul 31, 2015 | 7:54Steve Rukavina speaks to 19-year-old Nivatha Balendra. Balendra thought she had discovered a new oil-eating bacteria strain but it turns out it was an entirely new species. Moreover, she found it in her backyard in Ville-Émard.
Daybreak MontrealMontreal breaks into top 20 startup rankingsJul 30, 2015 | 12:48Montreal is in the big leagues for startup cities, according to Compass's Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking. The entrepreneurs behind two startups say the balance between innovation and quality of life makes the city a good fit.
Daybreak MontrealExclusive: Hudson jogger struck by car sits down with CBC DaybreakJul 30, 2015 | 12:13Tina Adams is still facing extensive rehabilitation, at a centre far from her home, after she was struck by a driver while jogging in Hudson. Tina sits down with Daybreak for her first interview since the accident.
HomerunMontreal plans "interactive illumination" of the Jacques Cartier Bridge for 375th anniversaryJul 30, 2015 | 7:54Gilbert Rozon, commissioner of celebrations for Montreal's 375th anniversary, says that the $40M project will change with the seasons, and will last at least 10 years.
Daybreak MontrealMontreal journalist says police violated his right to filmJul 29, 2015 | 10:20Student journalist Matt D'Amours says his rights were trampled when the Montreal police forced him to stop filming during a protest.
Quebec AMApple season at stake due to paperwork delaysJul 29, 2015 | 7:59Quebec's Apple Producers Association says delays at the federal level to get paperwork for temporary foreign workers who are already in the country is putting the season at stake. Association president, Stéphanie Levasseur,speaks to Quebec AM.
Daybreak MontrealMontreal expats want to maintain voting rightsJul 29, 2015 | 10:09Donald Sutherland published an open letter drawing attention to a court ruling which strips millions of Canadian expats of their right to vote. Daybreak speaks with two expats, both former Montrealers, who intended on voting in the next election.
Quebec AMThe 1974 Valcartier cadet tragedy finally addressed 41 years laterJul 29, 2015 | 17:38Canada's military ombudsman issued his report yesterday and had harsh words for the years of neglect of victims' families and surviving cadets. Shawn talks with one of those former cadets, Michel Juneau-Katsuya.