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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Yesterday's News #267 - August 29th, 2015




Show #267 - August 29th, 2015

Part 1:


News from Montreal and Beyond:
August 23 - 29

- Canadian journalist sentenced to three years in Egyptian jail
- World stock markets tumble
- Man killed after two bicycles collide on Jacques Cartier Bridge
- Montreal’s new police chief sworn in
- Toll-free number set-up to report bad experiences in healthcare system
- Taxi drivers hold another protest against Uber
- New Metro trains begin daytime testing
- Cost projections skyrocket for Richler gazebo
- Radio Centre-Ville inaugurates L’Auditoire community centre and cafe

Part 2:

- Some old time radio from 1945

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Yesterday's News #266 - August 22nd, 2015




Show #266 - August 22nd, 2015

Part 1:


News from Montreal and Beyond:
August 16 - 22

- Polls showing NDP support in Quebec approaching 50%
- Traffic chaos after RV catches fire in Lafontaine Tunnel
- Man assaulted in Outremont
- Man shot in Riviere-des-Prairies
- Three hurt in car accident in Kirkland
- Boy found unconscious in St. Michel public swimming pool
- Montreal City Hall evacuated during council meeting
- Dore beach temporarily closed due to bacteria
- Montreal’s annual Pride parade held
- Taxi industry still angry about government response to Uber
- Alouettes fire head coach

Part 2:

- How some people take their grievances to the media
- Another “quality of life” poll released
- STM finally decides to order buses equipped with air conditioning


Saturday, August 15, 2015

Yesterday's News #265 - August 15th, 2015




Show #265 - August 15th, 2015

Part 1:


News from Montreal and Beyond:
August 9 - 15

- Election news
- Gunshots heard in NDG and Montreal North
- Man stabbed downtown
- Three arrested after altercation in St. Leonard
- Denis Coderre takes jackhammer to community mailbox foundation
- Montreal to set new guidelines for snow clearing

Part 2:

- Some items from the past week in history

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Yesterday's News #264 - August 8th, 2015




Show #264 - August 8th, 2015

Part 1:


News from Montreal and Beyond:
August 2 - 8

- Two dead after brawl on St. Laurent Boulevard
- Taxi driver allegedly runs down two men with his cab
- Man stabbed in Cote-des-Neiges
- Allegations made about former mayor’s involvement in corruption
- First federal leaders debate held
- Montreal to force taxis to accept credit and debit payments


Part 2:

- A few words about the election campaign
- A few words about Windows 10

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Yesterday's News #263 - August 1st, 2015




Show #263 - August 1st, 2015

Part 1:


News from Montreal and Beyond:
July 26 - August 1

- Two Quebec men killed in New Zealand avalanche
- Man struck by lightning in Montreal
- UPAC visits Gerald Tremblay’s home
- Richard Henry Bain's trial delayed again
- Man shot in Rosemont-La Petite Patrie
- Two youths stabbed in Montreal North
- Man stabbed downtown
- Woman struck by car in Dollard-des-Ormeaux
- Cote St-Luc fire leads to discovery of marijuana grow-op
- Airplane lands in Montreal because of bomb threat
- Trudeau Airport taxi drivers to have dress code
- Jacques Cartier Bridge to be light up for city’s 375th


Part 2:


- Some baseball-themed old-time radio