Brennan Neill

Journalist

Brennan Neill is a journalist at CBC Montreal.

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'The prices are outrageous': Concerns raised over monopoly on ordered goods in federal prisons

Prisoners at federal penitentiaries are being forced to buy goods and personal effects at prices inflated above what the public pays, an inmate and advocates say.

Quebec Inuit village in shock after 3 fatal stabbings, followed by police shooting

A remote ​northern Quebec community is reeling after a fatal police shooting brought an end to a series of stabbings that left three residents dead and critically injured two others.

Manon Massé, Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois become new voices of Québec Solidaire

Québec Solidaire officially has a new voice. Manon Massé and Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois received the most votes from party members to become the new co-spokespeople of the party.

Laval neighbours moved to tears after volunteers step forward to fight flooding

After Matt Foley said he was offered little aid by the City of Laval and the Canadian Armed Forces, he had no choice but to write a plea for help on Facebook this past Wednesday in hopes that strangers would step forward to lend a hand.

Montreal, Laval declare states of emergency over flooding

Both Montreal and Laval declared states of emergency on Sunday amid rising floodwaters caused by days of steady rainfall. Canadian Forces have dispatched 1,200 troops to the province to help.

Quebec flooding submerges Île Mercier​ in Montreal

Île Mercier​ off Montreal's West Island is completely submerged in water due to heavy flooding that began late last night and continued into Wednesday.

Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois officially named Québec Solidaire candidate in Gouin byelection

Québec Solidaire has decided who will be the party's candidate in the byelection for the Montreal riding of Gouin. Party faithful gave the nod on Sunday night to Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, who was running unopposed.

'Everything started to change': An asylum seeker explains why he illegally crossed into Canada

Like hundreds of others, Sid Ahmed Tfeil fled the United States and crossed illegally into Quebec last month seeking refugee status. The 32-year-old from Mauritania, who fears for his life if returned back, is hoping to start a new life in Montreal.

Montreal animator nominated for an Oscar says he's already a winner

Animator Theodore Ushev says just receiving a nomination for his short film Blind Vaysha is a win. “I don’t have a big expectation of winning an Oscar, but being nominated is a huge achievement,” he said.

Province should consider 'advanced consent' for Alzheimer's patients in assisted dying law, urges MNA

CAQ MNA François Bonnardel said he believes it's time to reopen the province’s doctor-assisted dying law and consider adding a section that would give people the right to consent in advance.

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