Quebec AMStats show startlingly high rate of antipsychotic use in CHLSDsJun 29, 2015 | 12:21Philippe Voyer has examined the use of antipsychotics for elderly patients with dementia. His studies show the use of such drugs is much more prevalent in longterm care facilities in Quebec than in other places. We asked him about his findings.
Daybreak MontrealQuebec Doctors for Medicare concerned about private clinic feesJun 29, 2015 | 7:27Daybreak spoke to Dr. Isabelle Leblanc, head of the Quebec Doctors for Medicare, about concerns over private clinic fees and Bill 20.
HomerunWill Montreal's summer weather get better?Jun 29, 2015 | 7:31So far, summer 2015 in Montreal is off to a cool, rainy start. We asked Environment Canada's Dave Phillips if things are set to improve.
HomerunCycling safety on highways and country roadsJun 29, 2015 | 9:08Radio-Canada reporter Isabelle Richer was badly injured while cycling in the Montérégie. Sue Smith speaks to Suzanne Lareau of Vélo Québec about how to stay safe cycling along highways and rural roads.
All in a Weekend MontrealTech Panel: summer apps and websitesJun 28, 2015 | 8:47Molly Kohli and Thomas Ledwell share their favourite apps and websites to take advantage of the summer. Molly looks at discounts for activities, Thomas talks about his favourite video aggregator/editor and Sonali Karnick has travel apps and sites for the
All in a Weekend MontrealErin Balser: Real stories from Canadian writersJun 28, 2015 | 9:44True-life narratives are hot these days in the literary world. CBC Books producer Erin Balser talks about the appeal of memoirs and give us some suggestions on some Canadian memoirs to read this summer.
All in a Weekend MontrealAll you have to do is ask. . . and get on stage at the Montreal Jazz Fest!Jun 28, 2015 | 10:50Music teacher Emilie Bernard lost 115lbs working out to the songs of Jamie Cullum. She made a YouTube video to ask him if she could go on stage with him to sing a song at the Montreal International Jazz Festival and he responded. Emilie Bernard spoke wit
All in a Weekend MontrealJazzy Alix: Pole Fitness ChampionJun 28, 2015 | 8:16Alix turned to pole dancing when a foot injury prevented her from continuing in jazz ballet. Now, she's the Quebec champion in pole fitness, and she'll be competing at the national championships in August.
All in a Weekend MontrealDoug Stephens: brand loyalty worriesJun 27, 2015 | 8:53From Tim Hortons to Proctor and Gamble, well-known brands are facing an identity crisis. Our retail columnist looks at why major brands have to work harder to get consumers and how the new generation of consumers makes decisions on their preferred brands.
All in a Weekend MontrealJen Schaffer: "Fate Line"Jun 27, 2015 | 11:00Laywer, singer and songwriter Jen Schaffer talks about her debut album "Fate Line" and how her work as a public defender in Ohio influenced her songwriting. Jen Schaffer and the Shiners perform tonigh at Casa del Popolo in Montreal.
All in a Weekend MontrealSir John A. Macdonald's summer home a National Historic SiteJun 27, 2015 | 9:46The estate "Les Rochers" in the historic town of St-Patrick in Rivière-du-loup was designated as a National Historic Site just a few weeks ago. It's where Canada's first Prime Minister spent his summers and made some important decisions. Canadian Heritag
All in a Weekend MontrealAimée Wimbush-Bourque: Campfire cuisineJun 27, 2015 | 11:26Leave the hot dogs at home. Food blogger and cookbook author Aimée Wimbush-Bourque talks about easy and delicious meals to make at the campsite and her approach to food when the family is roughing it.
Quebec AMRare right whale carcass found off Gaspe coastJun 26, 2015 | 7:13A dead right whale was spotted off the Gaspe coast this week. The carcass was towed to shore and experts are en route to perform a necropsy on this rare specimen. Robert Michaud is with Quebec's Marine Mammal Emergency Response Network.
Daybreak MontrealHow much should driving lessons cost?Jun 26, 2015 | 11:50The Quebec Association of Driving Schools would like to increase the minimum cost of driving lessons to $1000. Daybreak spoke to Marc Thompson, the general manager of the Quebec Association of Driving Schools and to Morty Preizler, owner of Morty's Drivin
Daybreak MontrealMontreal International Jazz Fest: Emma FrankJun 26, 2015 | 11:45Daybreak arts reporter Nantali Indongo brings us a profile of Montreal folk-jazz singer Emma Frank, who is getting ready for her first ever Montreal International Jazz Fest show.