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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Yesterday's News #293 - February 27th, 2016




Show #293 - February 27th, 2016

Part 1:


News from Montreal and from Beyond:
February 21 - 27

- Ice storm knocks out power to 250,000 homes
- Montreal intends to ban plastic bags by the start of 2018
- City’s white collar workers suspend rotating walkouts
- Major fire breaks out in Villeray
- Education Minister Pierre Moreau steps away from most duties due to health reasons
- Controversial former Montreal police officer found guilty of assault
- Police ask for public's help in locating missing woman


Part 2:

- A few words about the American presidential race
- A few words about Apple vs. the FBI

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Yesterday's News #292 - February 20th, 2016




Show #292 - February 20th, 2016

Part 1:


News from Montreal and from Beyond:
February 14 - 20

- Woman and young granddaughter die in fire
- Man dies after work-related accident at the University of Montreal
- Montreal taxi drivers protest Uber again
- Police Brotherhood complains about senior officers receiving bonuses for number of tickets being handed out
- Bombardier to eliminate 7,000 jobs over next two years
- Former MNA Victor Goldbloom dies
- Montreal Heart Institute to undergo $190 million renovation

Part 2:

- A review of the past week in history

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Yesterday's News #291 - February 13th, 2016




Show #291 - February 13th, 2016

Part 1:


News from Montreal and from Beyond:
February 7 - 13

- Canadian CF-18 fighter jets will cease air strikes
- Secretary General of the United Nations visits Montreal
- Rally held in Montreal to denounce cuts to subsidized daycare
- Montreal taxi drivers protest in front of Airport
- Woman was stabbed in Dollard
- Montreal Emergency rooms operating way above capacities
- Lachine General to be expanded
- Northern part of Dorchester Square to be renovated

Part 2:

- A few words about Montreal’s new Metro cars
- A few words about World Radio Day 2016

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Yesterday's News #290 - February 6th, 2016





Show #290 - February 6th, 2016

Part 1:

News from Montreal and from Beyond:
January 31 - February 6

- Funerals held for six Quebecers killed in Burkina Faso terror attack
- Hardware giant Lowes to buy Rona
- Receipts now required for purchases at Quebec bars
- Two men stabbed in Cote-des-Neiges
- First of the new Metro cars to go into service
- Tourists flocked to Montreal in 2015

Part 2:

- A few words about the war between the taxi industry and Uber
- Some tech news