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Closure Of NDG's Station 9, Divest McGill Blocks Entrances To James Administration Building

Ahmad Moujtahed

Maya Lach-Aidelbaum

 

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NDG

Côte-des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough residents will lose an essential service after Montreal police announced that station 11 in NDG will close and integrate into station 9 in neighbouring Côte Saint-Luc.

According to the SPVM, the integration of both police stations is for operational purposes, since the goal is to form a greater “critical mass.”


Wet'suwet'en territory continue to fight the construction of pipeline, Canadian data breaches according to new report by the House of Commons

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories: Luca Caruso-Moro

 

WET’SUWET’EN 

VIA Rail has cancelled most of its routes as protests in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs continue.

It’s an expansion of earlier train closures between Toronto and Montreal after Tyendinaga protestors barricaded rail passage.       


Quebec's Controversial Bill 40,Wet’suwet’en Protests

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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Quebec's Controversial Bill 40 

The Union of Quebec Municipalities (UMQ) has voiced its opposition to the tabling of Bill 40, the controversial new legislation that abolishes Quebec’s school boards and replaces them with service centers.


All Eyes on Wet'sewet'en: Standing in Solidarity

Photo: Evan Lindsay

About 250 people Gathered in Solidarity and support of the Wet’suwet’en peoples of British Columbia on Concordia’s downtown campus on Wednesday.

The gathering was in response to the development of a pipeline on the west coast in unceded First Nations lands. The Students stood out in the fridged air listening intently to different speakers who spoke in support of the Wet’suwet’en. 


Kahnawake Mohawks Stand With Wet'suwet'en

Luca Caruso-Moro

 

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INDIGENOUS

Kahnawake Mohawks began blocking the EXO Commuter Line on Montreal’s South Shore on Monday Morning in solidarity with Wet’sewet’en protestors. 


Wet'suwet'en first nation territory ongoing protest against pipeline development

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Main story: Sasha Teman, Evan Lindsay and Luca Caruso-Moro

 

Wet'suwet'en


Concordia Will Host CRE 8th Annual National Gathering, Parc Ex Evictions

Ahmad Moujtahed

Maya Lach-Aidelbaum

 

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CONCORDIA

In collaboration with the Office of Community Engagement, Concordia University will be hosting the Canadian Roots Exchange (CRE) 8th annual National Gathering from February 22 to 24.


Sue Montgomery Fired From Projet Montreal, Government Prepares For Evacuation Of Canadians In China, NTSB Investigates Kobe Bryant's Helicopter Crash

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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NDG

Cote-des-Neiges – Notre-Dame-de-Grace Borough Mayor Sue Montgomery is no longer a member of the Projet Montreal caucus following a harassment investigation.

According to a statement released by the City of Montreal last week, Montgomery refused to implement measures recommended by the comptroller general regarding her chief of staff’s alleged psychological harassment against two borough employees.


Ottawa's created a new youth council for agriculture, NDG's Coop Maison Verte closing after money problems

Stories: Luca Caruso-Moro

Reporter: Maya Lach Adilbaum 

 

CANADA

Ottawa has created a new youth council for agriculture.

The group will advise government on decisions for Canada’s food sector during biannual meetings.

Applications are now open at agr.gc.ca/youth.

 

NDG


McGill Professor resigns over university's refusal to divest fossil fuels, Quebec government reduces moose hunting allowances

Stories by: Luca Caruso-Moro

 

Environment 

A McGill professor has resigned after the university announced it would not divest from fossil fuels.   

Gregory Mikkelson, who teaches philosophy of biology and environmental ethics resigned after the university refused to divest for the third time in the last 20 years.


Attempts To Save NDG Community Store, Bad Flu Season, Protests In Iran Over The Military's Involvement In Plane Crash

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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LOCAL

The community gathering space Coop La Maison Verte in Montreal’s NDG might have to shut its doors after being opened for the last 20 years.

The cooperative that offers environmental products and workshops is struggling financially. Members say they are running out of resources and new ideas to save the store.  


Reforms To Quebec's Youth Protection System, Downtown Ottawa Shooting, 63 Canadians Killed In Air Disaster

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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LOCAL

Hearings into youth protection and the rights of children in Quebec will resume for three days in Montreal, according to CTV News.


Montreal's "Safe Trading Zone", Charges Against SNC-Lavalin Settled, Trump's Impeachment

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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LOCAL

Montreal’s first “safe trading zone” has been set up by the SPVM. The “safe trading zone” is a place where people could exchange goods and payments for items purchased online.

The zone will be set up at Station 20, which is open 24/7, and located at the corner of Sainte Catherine and Bishop streets. The space will be under video surveillance at all times.


New "Home Alone" Will Film In Montreal, B.C. Implements UNDRIP Bill,Task Force On Missing And Murdered Native Americans And Alaska Natives

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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LOCAL

A reboot of the "Home Alone" film franchise will be filmed in Montreal this winter, between February and April, according to the website Pop Goes The News.

The production on the “reimagining” of "Home Alone," which was announced by Disney this past summer, will follow a husband and wife duo that is up against a young boy who has stolen something from them, Collider reports.


New Sorting Facility Opens In Montreal, Don Cherry's Controversial Remarks, Protestors Defend DACA

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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LOCAL

A new city-owned sorting center opened in Lachine for business. The $47-million facility will handle 900,000 tonnes of recyclable material a year. It will collect all materials from the western portion of the island, home to 1.1 million people. 


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