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Monday, August 15, 2016

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Saturday, May 21, 2016

Yesterday's News #305 - May 21st, 2016




Show #305 - May 21, 2016

Part 1:


News from Montreal and from Beyond:
May 15 - 21

- Montreal imposes year-long moratorium on horse-drawn carriages
- Former interim mayor Applebaum asks to have criminal case against him dismissed
- Montreal municipal engineers walked off the job
- Montreal Auditor General claims recommendations have been ignored
- AMT cancels $100 million contract it had signed with Bombardier
- Montreal police unveil body cameras

Part 2:

- A few words about space travel
- A few words about automobiles and the smartphone

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Yesterday's News #304 - May 14th, 2016




Show #304 - May 14, 2016

Part 1:


News from Montreal and from Beyond:
May 7 - 14

- Three die as fire ravages apartment building in Longueuil
- Police ask for help in finding hit-and-run driver
- Molotov Cocktail thrown at STM bus
- Man was shot in St. Michel
- West island high school threatened
- Quebec sends group of firefighters to Alberta
- Quebec unveils legislation to deal with Uber
- Quebec's birth rate continues to decline
- Number of fatalities in road accidents in Quebec increases
- New international wing opened at Trudeau Airport


Part 2:

- A few words about moving
- Census web site crashes
- Government upholds rights of small ISPs

Yesterday's News #303 - May 7th, 2016





Some old time radio from the 1950s.

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