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Saturday, January 30, 2016

Yesterday's News #289 - January 30th, 2016




Show #289 - January 30th, 2016

Part 1:


News from Montreal and from Beyond:
January 24 - 30

- Couillard shuffles cabinet
- Montreal wants to set up office for refugees
- Justin Trudeau meets with Denis Coderre
- Montreal white collar workers hold first in a series of rotating strikes
- Woman stabbed in random attack
- Man barricades himself inside house
- City wants public input on revitalization of Old Port

Part 2:

- A few words about the distraction of hyperlinks
- Apple records record profits
- Facebook making a lot of money
- Are most Facebook friends really your friends?
- 30 years since the Challenger disaster

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Yesterday's News #288 - January 23rd, 2016




Show #288 - January 23rd, 2016

Part 1:

News from Montreal and from Beyond:
January 17 - 23

- Four dead in Saskatchewan mass shooting
- Province reacts to deaths of six Quebecers in Burkina Faso
- Former mayor of Montreal North facing sexual assault charges
- Two people attacked in the Plateau
- Several fires cause minor injuries and damage
- Funeral held in Montreal for Rene Angelil
- Mayor Denis Coderre and group of Quebec mayors denounce proposed Energy East pipeline


Part 2:

- A few words about the economy
- Disposable income lowest in Quebec
- Richest 62 people have as much wealth as half the world’s population
- A few words about weather forecasts

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Yesterday's News #287 - January 16th, 2016




Show #287 - January 16th, 2016

Part 1:


News from Montreal and from Beyond:
January 10 - 16

- Funeral for Rene Angelil to be held in Montreal
- First person assisted with ending their life in Quebec
- Man dies in Plateau fire
- Two individuals force their way into apartments in separate incidents
- Montreal to revamp to Jacques Cartier Square
- Fete des Neiges kicks off

Part 2:

- Man dies after St. Mary’s surgeon refused to operate
- Netflix takes hard line against out-of-country site visitors
- Why the news “teaser” is now irrelevant

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Yesterday's News #286 - January 9th, 2016




Show #286 - January 9th, 2016

Part 1:


News from Montreal and from Beyond:
January 3 - 9

- Borough mayor of Montreal North resigns
- Man stabbed in Montreal North
- Pedestrian struck and killed by delivery truck in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
- Woman struck by SUV in front of Jeanne Mance Park
- Fire crews discover marijuana grow op in St. Michel
- Two Montreal women arrested in a Newfoundland after altercation on an airplane
- USB drive containing sensitive information stolen from Montreal police
- Uber customers mad after prices jacked up on New Year's Eve
- Montreal white collar workers planning rotating strikes

Part 2:

- Some thoughts about publicizing good deeds
- Obama frustrated with gun control debate
- No copyright for selfie-taking monkey

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Yesterday's News #285 - January 2nd, 2016




Show #285 - January 2nd, 2016

Yesterday’s News reviews some of the big Montreal news stories of 2015.