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CSU councillor to petition for media defunding, Quebec cases reach new daily record, Open letter calls for new McGill light rail stop to be named after Oscar Peterson

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories: Evan Lindsay & Luca Caruso Moro 

 


CSU councillor to petition for media defunding

Student union councilor Hersh Filler is expect to pettion to cut funding to Cjlo and The Link.


At The Movies Talks With Director Noah Kentis

At The Movies recently got a chance to talk to one of the directors of the film Summerland, Noah Kentis. Summerland is a coming of age teen comedy road trip with some introspective moments. We talk to Noah about the road trip movie to a music festival amidst a pandemic and how Summerland finds its own voice in the genre.

Remi and Danny host At the Movies which features everything new and noteworthy in the world of cinema. The show goes live every Tuesday at 8:00AM.


Throwback Tuesday: Animation Filmmaker Chris Dainty Discusses His New Film "Shannon Amen" with At The Movies Host Remi Caron

For At The Movies Reviews on location Remi was able to chat with Chris Dainty about his short animated feature Shannon Amen being showcased at this year's Festival Du Nouveau Cinéma. Using Animation (2D, Stop motion, and Icemation) along with archival footage, Dainty brings his friend Shannon Jamison’s story along with her art to life. Remi chatted about the animation techniques used to tell the story, as well as Dainty's process of emotions while making the film.


Boys wear shirts in protest, Montreal hires an anti-racism watchdog, The Parti Quebecois has a new leader

Reporter: Shanellie Marie 

Stories by: Luca Caruso Moro

 


 

Boys wear shirts in protest

Boys across the city have been wearing skirts to school in protest. 


At The Movies Interviews Marcel Pinchevsky

At The Movies recently had a chance to interview Marcel Pinchevsky about this years Au Contraire Film Festival, a festival that shines a light on Mental Health. This year's festival taking place from October 5th-24th is a virtual opportunity to watch some films and for more information visit th Au Contraire Film Festival

Remi and Danny host At the Movies which features everything new and noteworthy in the world of cinema. The show goes live every Tuesday at 8:00AM.


Montreal's new political party, Indigenous leaders meet with Legault, COVID-19 tracking app

Hadassah Alencar

 

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NDG Mayor forms new political party

There’s a new political party in Montreal.


At the Movies talks with Zoé Protat about Festival Du Nouveau Cindema

Remi chats with Zoé Protat about this year's Festival Du Nouveau Cinema happening from October 7th-31st. With the theatres closed this year's festival is online with some other cool activities including some drive in film screenings. More information on the festival, head to the Festival Du Nouveau Cinema site.

Remi and Danny host At the Movies which features everything new and noteworthy in the world of cinema. The show goes live every Tuesday at 8:00AM.


#JusticeforJoyce, Coronavirus update

Luca Caruso-Moro

 

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#JusticeforJoyce

“Justice for Joyce”


Stayin' Alive for CJLO's Funding Drive

We’re stoked to announce our annual Funding Drive, Stayin’ Alive.This year's festivities will be available entirely ONLINE, allowing access to people from all over the world. 

By donating during our Funding Drive, you’re helping us to provide equipment to your favourite DJ so we can continue producing amazing content and special programming. We ‘ve been supporting our community through our ReStart program which aims to help local businesses increase their visibility during these tough times. 

Participate in the festivities from October 22 to October 31, 2020, as CJLO rolls out bold programming, a spooky trivia event on October 27 in collaboration with RIDM and Nightmare on Film Street, ending with a fun DJ night on JQBX on Halloween! 


At the Movies talks with Director Brea Grant

At the Movies recently had a chance to talk to Director Brea Grant who had her film 12 Hour Shift featured at this year's Fantasia Film Festival. Remi talks to Brea about comedy in horror thrillers, The Future of the horror genre in this decade as well as what it was like working with David Arquette.

Remi and Danny host At the Movies which features everything new and noteworthy in the world of cinema. The show goes live every Tuesday at 8:00AM.


CSU updates sexual assault policy, Government report blames owners of Herron seniors’ residence for poor conditions, Big promises in Trudeau’s throne speech

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories: Luca Caruso Moro and Hadassah Alencar 

 

 


 

CSU updates sexual assault policy

CSU councillors have upgraded the CSU Sexual Violence Policy and Code of Conduct from a standing regulation, to a stronger by-law.


Concordia ignores human rights tribunal, Pronoun mockery pushes councillor to resign, Increased police presence expect in Montreal

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories: Luca Caruso Moro and Hadassah Alencar 

 

 


 

Concordia ignores human rights tribunal

Concordia will ignore the recommendations from the Quebec Human Rights Commission to change the way it handles sexual assault, according to The Concordian. 


Recent rise in COVID-19 cases linked to private events, WE Charity closure, New Orderlies realize salary less than promised

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories: Hadassah Salomao de Alencar 

 


 

Recent rise in COVID-19 cases linked to private events

Montrealers going to private events is leading to an increase in COVID-19 cases.


Healthy kids must go to school, 70 schools with COVID-19, Quebec judge apologizes

Stories by Hadassah Alencar 

Voice Luca Caruso-Moro

 

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Healthy kids must go to school 

All children without a medical exemption need to go back to school. 

A Quebec judge has denied a request to have distanced learning options for children who didn't qualify for medical exemption.


Dawson teacher under investigation, Homeschooling numbers skyrocket, Virus found in 47 Quebec schools

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stores: Luca Caruso Moro

 


 

Dawson teacher under investigation

A Dawson College teacher is facing a wave of misconduct allegations.

Winston Sutton is a long time drama teacher at the college. 


At The Movies Goes Fantasia: Week Two

Note: This article was written in tandem by At the Movies co-hosts Remi Caron and Danny Aubry. Remi's section follows, with Danny's starting halfway through... 


Statue of first prime minister toppled, Mural honours nurses, Musk implants pig

Stories: Luca Caruso Moro

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

 


 

Statue of first Prime minister toppled 

The statue of Canada's first Prime minister John A MacDonald was pulled to the was pulled to the ground on Saturday. 


At the Movies Goes Fantasia: Week One

Note: This article was written in tandem by At the Movies co-hosts Remi Caron and Danny Aubry. Remi's section follows, with Danny's starting halfway through...


19 year old dies of coronavirus, Mothers head to court, New street check policy for Montreal police

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories: Luca Caruso Moro

 


 

19 year old dies of coronavirus

 

A 19 year-old has died of the Coronavirus. Don Beni Kabangu Nsapu is one of the youngest people to die of the virus in Canada.


Kanestake’s first coronavirus cases, Apple faces lawsuit in China, Montreal cop suspended

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories: Luca Caruso Moro 

 


 

Kanestake’s first coronavirus cases

The Kanestake Emergency Response Unit has announced the first COVID-19 cases in the community.


McGill students rally to take down statue, Quebec students not required to wear masks, Thousands of Quebecers paid rent with loans over the summer

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories: Luca Caruso Moro

 


 

McGill students rally to take down statue

McGill students rallied on Saturday calling on the university to remove the statue of the university’s founder. 


Remi's June Streaming Recap

The summer heatwaves of June and July have come to stay. While we rejoice in the nice warm weather, we know the frozen tundra is around the corner. As most of us seek the sweet relief of the indoors to cool off in a shady spot or breeze, here are some films and television series to catch up on that have been added to your favourite platforms in the month of June.

Trademark Directors (Netflix) 


Vigil for young victim of police shooting, COVID-19 lasts longer than we thought, Kahnawake publisher publishes books for kids in Mohawk

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories: Luca Caruso-Moro

 


 

Vigil for young victim of police shooting

People gathered to remember Riley Fairholm on Saturday at the SQ detachment in Dunham, a small town 50 kilometres southeast of Montreal. 

Two years ago, Fairholm was shot by police for having a BB gun, he was just 17 years old. 


CSU calls on sexual assault policy overhaul, Hundreds gather denouncing sexual assault, We could already be in a COVID-19 second wave

Shanellie Marie

Luca Caruso Moro

 


 

CSU calls on sexual assault policy overhaul 

The CSU has joined the Human Rights Commission calling on Concordia to change how it handles allegations of sexual assault. 


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