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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Yesterday's News #301 - April 23rd, 2016




Show #301 - April 23th, 2016

Part 1:


News from Montreal and from Beyond:
April 17 - 23

- Two Quebecers die in massive earthquake in Equador
- Man dies after losing control of car in Lachine
- Father and son drown at hotel pool
- Fire breaks out at the Hotel Dieu Hospital
- Caisse and city of Montreal unveil light rail plan


Part 2:

- A few words about prescription drug advertising
- A few words about local news in Canada
- CRTC claims public already happy with skinny cable


Saturday, April 16, 2016

Yesterday's News #300 - April 16th, 2016




Show #300 - April 16th, 2016

Part 1:


News from Montreal and from Beyond:
April 10 - 16

- Woman murdered inside grocery store
- Three men arrested after intrusion inside Montreal's Metro system
- Trudeau Liberals release details of assisted suicide law
- Thomas Mulcair loses NDP confidence vote
- Montreal records $145 million surplus
- Sinkhole in Griffintown leads to demolition of parts of co-op
- Bixi returns for another season


Part 2:

- It’s the 300th edition of Yesterday’s News

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Yesterday's News #299 - April 9th, 2016





Show #299 - April 9th, 2016

Part 1:


News from Montreal and from Beyond:
April 3 - 9

- Violence erupts after police brutality protest in Montreal North
- Plateau bar firebombed
- Three people arrested after high-speed chase
- Woman injured in three car crash on Champlain Bridge
- SUV collides with STM bus
- City, province and federal government announce infrastructure spending
- Hospital to be built in Vaudreuil-Dorion
- Montreal to spend $18 million to fight emerald ash borer beetle infestation


Part 2:

- A brief history of the subway
- Quebec wants to block gambling-related web sites

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Yesterday's News #298 - April 2nd, 2016




Show #298 - April 2nd, 2016

Part 1:


News from Montreal and from Beyond:
March 27 - April 2

- Jean Lapierre and 4 family members killed in plane crash
- Man arrested after bomb scare on West Island
- St. Hubert chain sold to Ontario-based Cara Operations
- Man was shot in Riviere des Prairies
- Intruders access Metro system
- Over 100,000 fans attend annual MLB exhibition games

Part 2:

- A few more words about the mainstream media
- Some tech news