Brennan Neill


Brennan Neill is a journalist at CBC Montreal.

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How a house flipper tugged at heartstrings to get hold of my grandmother's family home

We had hoped to give a young family a foothold in a hot market. But the home was quickly listed again, at a higher price.

'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.

Voters head to the polls today in Gouin byelection

Voters in La Petite-Patrie and Rosemont will be heading to the polls today to decide who will be the next to represent the riding of Gouin in the National Assembly.

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.

Volunteers lend a hand as flood clean up begins for hard-hit communities

Several communities in and around the island of Montreal are asking for help this long weekend to collect thousands of sandbags and clear the debris left behind by the heavy flooding that began in early May.

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.

Fate of Saint-Laurent riding to be decided Monday in federal byelection

Voters in the riding of Saint-Laurent will be heading to the polls on Monday in one of five federal byelections held across the country. The riding was put up for grabs after former foreign affairs minister Stéphane Dion decided to leave his seat as an MP and accept a position as an ambassador in Europe