Matt D'Amours

Journalist

Matt D'Amours is a journalist at CBC Montreal.

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'We're in a state of crisis': Montreal food bank seeing highest demand ever

A community organization that serves Montreal's Sud-Ouest and Verdun boroughs is sounding the alarm, saying with more clients than ever, its food bank won't be able to meet demand this holiday season.

Quebec town fears bank closure will leave residents and businesses in the lurch

The town's mayor says he doesn't understand why the BMO is closing with the town flourishing. But an economist says brick and mortar banks, especially in rural areas, are becoming a thing of the past.

Montreal transit authority launches plan to make Metro safer, cleaner

The Société de transport de Montréal will add 20 safety ambassadors, 20 special constables and 20 maintenance workers.

Québec Solidaire's $47B transit plan for Montreal may not be realistic, experts say

During the election campaign, Québec Solidaire unveiled a bold, $47-billion plan to revamp public transit in Montreal. But is it realistic?
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Quebec woman loses thousands after clicking on a Facebook ad

Harpreet Sahota was looking for a way to earn some extra income so she could work a little less and invest in her home. She had heard plenty of cryptocurrency success stories, so she decided to give it a go. Now she is in debt, and trying warn others.

As Brossard's home prices keep rising, challenges mount for first-time buyers

Brokers have seen an 80 per cent spike in median single-family home prices in the area over the last five years. And now, bidding wars are becoming more common.

Budget woes complicate plans to improve bus service on Montreal's South Shore

A major issue right now is funding the new bus service, after the pandemic wiped out much of the revenue that normally comes in from fares and passes.

As Brossard imagines a new downtown, residents are invited to have their say

The citizens of Brossard have a chance to share their vision of what the new downtown should be.

Why a growing number of Asian candidates are running for office in Brossard

City council hopeful Xixi Li has lived in the city for more than 20 years, and she doesn't think there's ever been this much Asian representation in an election here.

After couple tests positive for COVID-19 in long-term care, husband dies on wedding anniversary

Betty and Norman Wilson, who had known each other for decades before getting married in their 80s, recently contracted COVID-19 while living at the Manoir West Island. Last week, Norman passed away on the couple's ninth wedding anniversary.

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