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Daybreak Montreal with Mike Finnerty

If it matters to Montrealers, Daybreak is on top of it. Every weekday morning, Mike and the team bring you the news you need and the stories you care about. Daybreak celebrates Montreal in all its diversity, wakes you up and gets your day going.

  • 14:43
    The new federal budget promises a lot for Canadians - help for seniors who want to do some work to increase their monthly income, help for first-time homebuyers, and help for anyone who wants to plan to upgrade their skills over the next few years. It also includes a package of measures to fight racism and hate. But one promise remains in question: the promise to end deficit spending. We speak with Joël Lightbound, the Liberal MP for Louis-Hébert and the parliamentary secretary to the finance minister.
    Mar 20, 2019
  • 08:31
    Équiterre and the David Suzuki Foundation have joined l'Union des Producteur Agricoles in calling for the Quebec government to set up a parliamentary commission to look into the use of pesticides in agriculture. They say it's time for an open discussion on how pesticides are used in Quebec and the impact they have on our health and the environment. We speak with Sidney Ribaux, the co-founder and executive director of Équiterre.
    Mar 20, 2019
  • 12:49
    The Christchurch mosque attacks are the latest in a series of attacks fueled by violent white supremacist extremists. We speak to Lisa Grushcow, the rabbi at Temple Emanu-El-Beth-Sholom, Balarama Holness, a Black Montrealer who started the petition for public hearings on systemic discrimination, and Imam Musabbir Alam, the co-founder Canadian Muslim Alliance.
    Mar 18, 2019
  • 19:45
    The man who led the Parti Québécois in the last election, Jean-François Lisée, is publishing a memoir looking back at the campaign and his leadership in a book entitled "Qui veut la peau du Parti Quebecois?" He joined us live in the Daybreak studio to talk about his life in politics.
    Mar 18, 2019
  • 13:25
    A new study is hoping to determine whether cannabinoids (CBD) can effectively be used to treat concussions in professional hockey players. The study is being conducted by one of the big players in Canadian cannabis, Canopy Growth. We speak to Bruce Linton, the company's co-CEO, Dave Ellemberg, a neuropsychologist and expert on sports-related concussions.
    Mar 18, 2019
  • 15:53
    Montrealers who are rebelling against what they say is the threat of extinction due to climate change through civil disobedience. We speak with two members of Extinction Rebellion, an environmentalist movement.
    Mar 15, 2019
  • 12:16
    Muslims in Quebec who endured the mosque attack two years ago that killed six people say they are deeply troubled by today's shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, that have left dozens dead and injured. We speak with two members of Quebec's Muslim community.
    Mar 15, 2019
  • 12:39
    Public consultations start next week in St-Lazare on modifying a by-law change that would allow people throughout the municipality to raise chickens. For now, chicken coops are only allowed in areas with agricultural zoning - but the change would allow them throughout residential areas as well. We speak with a resident in St-Lazare, as well as the mayor of the town.
    Mar 14, 2019
  • 11:20
    Bernard St-Laurent talks Quebec politics on CBC Daybreak. Today: a painful week for the Parti Québécois, and Premier Legault's spring agenda.
    Mar 14, 2019
  • 12:46
    Hundreds of Montreal students are protesting climate change Friday as a part of a global movement, but the CSDM says that students who participate might face consequences... like detention. We speak with a student protesting for the planet, and her mother.
    Mar 13, 2019
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