Quebec AMFederal funding cuts threaten rehabilitation program for sex offendersMar 5, 2015 | 8:25This week, the federal government cut funding for a Canadian-developed program designed to rehabilitate sex offenders through regular meetings with volunteers. Denis Côté is a Quebec City chaplain who participates in the program. He told us how it works.
Daybreak MontrealDsqaured2's fashion line "Dsquaw" under fireMar 5, 2015 | 9:23It's Milan fashion week and the Canadian fashion label D-Squared is getting attention for their new line "Dsquaw." Daybreak spokr to Tammy Beauvais, a Mohawk Fashion Designer based in Kahnawake and Jessica Deer, a columnist at the Eastern Door.
Quebec AMThree women lay out strategies for getting women into the tech industryMar 5, 2015 | 17:07Women make up a majority of users on most social media sites;over half of video game players are women. But the labs where the games are made are very male-dominated. Three women join Susan:Kate Arthur,founder,Kids Code Jeunesse;Rebecca Cohen Palacios,co-
Daybreak MontrealMcGill University students' proposal for women-only hours at the gym sparks debateMar 5, 2015 | 5:32A proposal for women-only gym time at the McGill University's fitness centre has sparked debate on campus. Two McGill law faculty students have spearheaded the campaign but an online petition against the proposal is also getting a lot of support. Daybrea
Daybreak MontrealA dozen attacks against postal workers so far in 2015Mar 5, 2015 | 3:39A series of attacks against postal workers has the union concerned. There have been a dozen attacks since January and the motivation seems to be stealing keys to mailboxes. Daybreak spoke to
Alain Duguay, the president of the Canadian Union of Postal Wo
Radio Noon MontrealWomen-only gym hours at the University of TorontoMar 5, 2015 | 5:13Should McGill University offer women-only time at the gym? The University of Toronto already does. Michelle Brownrig is their director of physical activity and equity.
Daybreak MontrealConcordia's Muslim Students Association library sparks debateMar 4, 2015 | 11:49Concordia University's administration has scheduled a meeting for the end of the week with the university's Muslim Student Association over potential concerns about material that might be in the Association's library. Daybreak spoke to Ibrahim Abou Arab,
Quebec AMBaby Arnaud coming home to Kingsey FallsMar 4, 2015 | 8:096 weeks ago on Quebec AM, Michel Bertrand told us how his 1 year-old son Arnaud was forced to stay in a Montreal hospital because no overnight home care was available in Kingsey Falls, where they live. We put his case to the Minister and now there's news.
Quebec AMPaul Bienvenu's illustrious collection of calèchesMar 4, 2015 | 10:43Horse-drawn sleighs used by heads of state, luxurious stagecoaches for ladies and lords, customized cabriolets displayed in the Canadian Court in London, England... these are just some of the treasures of Paul Bienvenu's carriage collection.
Daybreak MontrealA30 Express CEO says toll increase could be reversedMar 4, 2015 | 10:03Business leaders around Montreal have been calling on the federal and provincial transportation ministries to intervene after A30 Express raised the price of its toll. Daybreak spoke to A30 Express CEO Vicente Valencia about why they increased the tolls a
Radio Noon MontrealShould books be removed from Muslim Students Association libraryMar 4, 2015 | 3:55Concordia University says it's meeting with its Muslim Students Association over books in the association's library. Shawn talks with Sona Karnick about the controversy
HomerunSugar shack season beginning soonMar 4, 2015 | 5:58Sonali Karnick speaks to Patricia Daoust from the Cabane a sucre La Dent Sucrée in Saint-Eustache about when her maple trees will start flowing and how she simmers her ham for 8 hours in maple syrup.
HomerunHow worried should you be about terrorism?Mar 4, 2015 | 7:32The debate over the dangers of terrorism has been heating up. CBC's Adrienne Arsenault says to expect to hear a lot more campaigning on the matter of your safety during the next federal election.
Quebec AMIn Conversation With ... Reverend Katherine BurgessMar 3, 2015 | 7:40A conversation with the Reverend Katherine Burgess, minister of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Quebec City. She describes how she went from a 30-year teaching career to becoming minister of one of the oldest English-speaking congregations in Canada.
Daybreak MontrealSPCA West Island fundraising to stay openMar 3, 2015 | 5:12The SPCA West Island needs to raise more than fifty thousand dollars by the end of the month in order to stay open. Daybreak spoke to Rémi Brazeau, general director of the organization.