Daybreak MontrealFrancine Pelletier weighs in on Julie Snyder ending her TV production careerJun 30, 2015 | 6:48Julie Snyder is ending her television production career because her company, Productions J, is no longer eligible for provincial tax credits. She says she's being punished for her marital status. Daybreak spoke to independent filmmaker Francine Pelletier
Quebec AMDrugs & Dementia: St Brigid's Home's approach to medicating patientsJun 30, 2015 | 12:08Studies show anti-psychotic use for dementia patients is more common in Quebec seniors homes than elsewhere. Lucie Desmeules, former advisor at St. Brigid's Home, explains the evaluation that leads to the decision to medicate dementia patients.
HomerunGreek-Montrealer travels to Greece during financial crisisJun 30, 2015 | 8:01Georgia Tsakalis is a Greek-Montrealer headed to Greece tonight. She says she's feeling anxious about what she'll find when she lands.
HomerunEMSB Parents protest over education cutsJun 30, 2015 | 6:09Andrew Ross is a spokesperson for the coalition of parents for public education. He says his group feels education cuts have gone too far.
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.