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Saturday, December 26, 2015

Yesterday's News #284 - December 26th, 2015

Show #284 - December 26th, 2015

A few holiday-themed news items and some classic Christmas songs.

Originally Broadcast: December 20th, 2014.

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Saturday, December 19, 2015

Yesterday's News #283 - December 19th, 2015

Show #283 - December 19th, 2015

Part 1:

News from Montreal and from Beyond:
December 13 - 19

- Police continue investigation after discovery of Cedrika Provencher’s remains
- West Island teen has been convicted of terror-related charges
- Quebec reached tentative agreements with several public service unions
- Man stabbed to death downtown
- Lester B. Pearson School Board to close two schools and merge others
- Montreal to appoint ombudsman to represent the city's homeless
- MUHC Superhospital to get underground link to Vendome Metro station

Part 2:

- A few words about generalizations
- Some news web sites to eliminate comments section
- A few words about the end of 2015

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Yesterday's News #282 - December 12th, 2015

Show #282 - December 12th, 2015

Part 1:

News from Montreal and from Beyond:
December 6 - 12

- First groups of Syrian refugees arrive in Canada
- Quebec's Dying with Dignity legislation takes effect pending court hearing
- Bomb threat forces Air France plane to land in Montreal
- Outremont votes in favour of restricting location of new places of worship
- Quebec public sector workers stage one day strike
- SAQ union studying possibility of selling pot
- Montreal may move forward on plan to ban plastic bags

Part 2:

- A clip of Edward R. Murrow defending himself against the accusations of Senator Joseph McCarthy

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Yesterday's News #281 - December 5th, 2015

Show #281 - December 5th, 2015

Part 1:

News from Montreal and from Beyond:
November 29 - December 5

- Quebec to go ahead with its own long gun registry
- Quebec to reform school boards
- Quebec to appeal court decision to delay implementation of assisted suicide law
- Governor General delivers Throne speech
- New Champlain Bridge will not have tolls
- Cote-des- Neiges/NDG to prevent new fast food restaurants near high traffic areas
- Coderre announces details of plan to cover part of the Ville Marie

Part 2:

- A few words about the average salaries in Canada
- Developer buys former Children’s Hospital and talks about possibility of new ballpark at the site