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Saturday, October 31, 2015

Yesterday's News #276 - October 31st, 2015




Show #276 - October 31st, 2015

Part 1:


News from Montreal and from Beyond:
October 25 - 31

- 224 people dead as Russian place crashes in Egypt
- Boil water warning issued for some parts of Montreal
- Canada Post suspends installation of new community mailboxes
- Syrian refugees arrive in Montreal
- Quebec public sector workers stage series of strikes
- Two Montreal police officers suspended over treatment of homeless man
- Man stabbed inside Metro station
- Montreal to install more electric charging stations


Part 2:

- A look at the past week in history.

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Saturday, October 24, 2015

Yesterday's News #275 - October 24th, 2015





Show #275 - October 24th, 2015



Canada’s 42nd Federal Election:

Part 1:

- A review of the final numbers

Part 2:

- A few words about the election results

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Yesterday's News #274 - October 17th, 2015




Show #274 - October 17th, 2015

Part 1:


News from Montreal and from Beyond:
October 11 - 17

- Federal election only two days away
- Environment Canada blocks Montreal’s planned dumping of raw sewage
- Man beaten to death with hammer in Laval
- 16-year-old boy stabbed to death in Laval
- Dorval pizzeria firebombed
- MUHC to ban smoking and vaping on its grounds
- All Montreal taxis must now offer ability to pay electronically
- Westmount Examiner and West Island Chronicle to shut down
- Bell Centre to be renovated


Part 2:

- A few more words about Windows 10
- A few words about the end of the election campaign

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Yesterday's News #273 - October 10th, 2015




Show #273 - October 10th, 2015

Part 1:

News from Montreal and from Beyond:
October 4 - 10

- Advanced polling begins
- Coderre angry about sewage dumping backlash
- Two people stabbed in Petite-Patrie
- Two people stabbed in NDG
- Quebec woman murdered in California
- Woman dies in Pierrefonds fire
- Montreal police to test body cameras
- Quebec to bring in new rules for certification of seniors residences
- Quebec announces new measures to deal with mental illness
- Province to encourage purchases of electric vehicles

Part 2:

- A few words about Thanksgiving and political party platforms

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Yesterday's News #272 - October 3rd, 2015





Show #272 - October 3rd, 2015

Part 1
:

News from Montreal and from Beyond:
September 27 - October 3

- Marcel Aubut resigns as president of Canadian Olympic Committee after sexual harassment allegations
- Final leader’s debate held
- Montreal to dump raw sewage into St. Lawrence
- Teachers hold one day strike
- Quebec gives mayors more power over municipal workers
- Four people hit by taxi
- Guy Lafleur loses cicil suit against Montreal police and Crown
- Former Quebec Lieutenant-governor to remain in jail for now
- Non-stop flights begin between Montreal and China


Part 2:

- VW deals with emissions scandal
- More on Google’s driver-less car
- The prohibitive cost of electric vehicles
- McDonald’s to dramatically change the functionality of its restaurants

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