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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.       


Interview with Directors of A Place of Tide and Time

A Place of Tide and Time is a documentary from directors Sébastien Rist and Aude Leroux-Lévesque which focuses on the isolated community of The Lower North Shore in Quebec, Canada. What is different with the directors' approach is the fact that all generations living there are given a voice, as compared to only focusing on a single generation's opinion, like most contemporary works. We see the younger generation’s enthusiasm for what life has in store for them after graduating high school, with an unclear path that they try to make their own.


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.


An Interview with "This is Not a Movie" Director Yung Chang (Audio)

For At The Movies Reviews on Location Remi interviews Yung Chang, the director of This is Not A Movie playing at this year's Rencontres Internationales du Documentaries de Montréal (RIDM) festival. The documentary follows The Independent journalist Robert Fisk as he covers conflicts in the Middle East.

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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. 


Montreal’s RIDM Festival: Uniting Cinephiles Through the Medium of Documentary

Documentary films have the power to entertain as well as educate the cinephile, and for that reason I have a deep appreciation for the genre. The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) is making a return in 2019 for its 22nd edition. Hosted from November 14th-24th, the festival showcases some of the best short and feature length documentaries from across the globe.


Quebec's "Historic Anglophones", Canadians Warned Of New Scam, 9 People Killed Along US-Mexico Border

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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LOCAL

When asked how the CAQ government plans to figure out who qualifies for English services in the province, Quebec premier Francois Legault said that Quebec's "historic anglophones" will be dictated by Bill 101.

Anyone who went to English school in the province or is a member of an Indigenous group will be entitled to receive government services in English; everyone else will receive them in French only.


The Blair Witch Project: An Anniversary Viewing from One of the Best Years of Film

It is noted by many film critics that 1999 was one of the best years in film. Indeed, this statement is true having previously looked back on the year highlights on At The Movies with anniversary reviews of The Matrix, The Sixth Sense, American Beautyand soon a November review of Eyes Wide Shut.


Make it Stop - Terminator: Dark Fate Movie Review

On my way out of the advance screening for Terminator: Dark Fate, a man connected to the film's distribution was stopping people and asking for comments. He held a loose-leaf notebook and was jotting down notes as the audience exited the theater.
"How was it?" he asked me. "How did you like the movie?" 
"Make it stop," I said.
"Sorry?"
"That's my comment. Make it stop."
"Are you… being serious?"
"Absolutely," I said. "Make it stop. That's my honest and concise review of the movie and of the Terminator franchise continuing in any capacity. You can write that down."

Montreal Vision Zero, Quebec Adopts Bill 2, Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Halloween

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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LOCAL

The city of Montreal will be working in collaboration with the SPVM to help promote pedestrian awareness. According to the city's statistics, 14 pedestrians die each year. Of these fatalities, 60% involve people over 65 years old. 


Animation Filmmaker Chris Dainty Discusses His New Film "Shannon Amen" with At The Movies Host Remi Caron (Audio)

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.

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Two Children And Father Found Dead In Hochelaga Home, #Wexit, Protests In Lebanon

Ahmad Moujtahed

 

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LOCAL

Montreal police are investigating after a father and his two children were found dead in a home in the borough of Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve.

The children, a seven-year-old boy and a five-year-old girl, were discovered by their mother as she returned home from work on Tuesday October 22. 


NDP seeks special voting ballots for Manitoba's displaced First Nations

October 21, 2019

The NDP are placing a request for special ballots this week to allow nearly 6 thousand displaced first nations people to vote after a devastating Manitoba snowstorm. The storm disabled several utility poles and cause power outages across the southern Winnipeg area forcing the relocation of many first nations people affected to hotels and emergency shelters.

 


Ateteken Street, First Nations Emergency Vote, Dallas Tornado

Voice Harley Martin

Stories Evan Linsday & Luca Caruso-Moro

 

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