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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.

  • 12:09
    Critics and some family members of people who are gravely ill say Quebec's Medically-Assisted dying rules now give significantly less latitude compared to the rest of Canada. CBC reporter Kate McKenna shares the story of one Cookshire couple who went through this process, which caused them a lot of pain and distress.
    Sep 19, 2018
  • 18:17
    Leading up to voting day, Daybreak will be speaking to party leaders - big and small - about why they want your vote. Jean-François Lisée, the leader of the Parti Québécois, joined us in studio to discuss whether or not he'll form a coalition to topple the Liberals, their plan for English CEGEPs, and his controversial candidate Michelle Blanc.
    Sep 19, 2018
  • 18:13
    Every week until voting day, Daybreak will bring together candidates from the main parties to look at one of the big issues of the campaign. This week, we discuss how Quebec's politicians are dealing with issues of concern to minorities, and in particular, racialized minorities. We speak with David Birnbaum (PLQ), Christopher Skeete (CAQ), Ruba Ghazal (QS) and Jennifer Drouin (PQ).
    Sep 18, 2018
  • 17:35
    Leading up to voting day, Daybreak will be speaking to party leaders - big and small - about why they want your vote. Philippe Couillard, the leader of the Liberal Party of Quebec, joined us in studio to discuss the Liberal healthcare reform, relations with anglophone Quebecers, and the role of immigration in this election.
    Sep 18, 2018
  • 12:19
    Daybreak speaks with our Quebec political analyst, Bernard St-Laurent. He's here to cue up the first English-language leaders debate happening on Monday night, and look at the aftermath of the French-language leaders debate that took place last week.
    Sep 17, 2018
  • 11:33
    Bnai Brith is renewing its call for Le Parti Québécois to denounce remarks made by its candidate Michelle Blanc. She's facing criticism over comments she's made towards the Jewish community in a a blog post from 2007. Daybreak speaks with Steven Slimovitch, the National Legal Counsel for B'nai Brith
    Sep 17, 2018
  • 13:36
    Daybreak's Mike Finnerty and Shari Okeke take a trip to Rosemont in the East end of Montreal. This has been a Parti Québécois heartland for many years. The big competition will be between PQ leader Jean-Francois Lisee, and Quebec Solidaire candidate Vincent Marissal. Mike and Shari head to Rosemont to speak with voters ahead of the first leaders debate.
    Sep 14, 2018
  • 10:36
    New condo developments in the Downtown Ville-Marie borough will no longer be required to provide parking spots in their developments. It was announced earlier this week by Mayor Valerie Plante. Daybreak speaks with Roger Plamondon, the president of real estate development for Broccolini.
    Sep 14, 2018
  • 13:34
    Lorraine Ouimet is still recovering from a near death experience she had while rafting in the Lachine rapids this summer. Now she wants people to hear her story so that her concerns about safety get addressed. Lorraine Ouimet joins us live in the Daybreak studio to share her experience.
    Sep 13, 2018
  • 11:37
    Beaconsfield High School was closed on Tuesday after a social media threat prompted a lockdown. It ended up being a false alarm but classed were cancelled for the entire day. The threat seems to have originated thousands of kilometres away in Brunswick, Georgia. But in the heat of the moment, things got scary and confusing for parents and students. Daybreak speaks with one parent whose son attends Beaconsfield High School.
    Sep 12, 2018
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