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  • Pierrefonds residents sandbag homes in preparation for weekend flooding 19 Apr 2019 22:23 CKMI DT 1 On Good Friday, it was the kind of wet April afternoon best spent indoors. Instead, Pierrefonds residents, including Viktor Dorokhine, were outside doing what they could to keep their homes safe from a possible flood. “I’m making a little wall to protect …
  • CBD: Rising star or popular fad? 19 Apr 2019 22:04 Fremont Tribune CBD, made from hemp, is being hyped as treatment for pain, nausea and a variety of maladies. But studies so far do not show benefit in humans. ElRoi/Shutterstock.com Cannabidiol, or CBD, has become a household name. On many social media sites, people …
  • Geordie Theatre takes on race, class and ballet in Reaching for Starlight 19 Apr 2019 21:06 Montreal Gazette You could say the world of ballet, long regarded as the most diversity-resistant of art forms, has been taking baby steps toward inclusivity these days. One example is the recent story of a British company beginning a line of ballet shoes for dancers of …
  • Canadian Armed Forces to help Quebec with flooding 19 Apr 2019 21:06 Montreal Gazette A woman looks at the Chaudière River as a flooded car sits in the foreground on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Beauceville. Jacques Boissinot / THE CANADIAN PRESS As several communities across Quebec continue to brace for spring flooding, the provincial …
  • Tom Hanks-narrated film takes us way out there at Montreal Planetarium 19 Apr 2019 21:06 Montreal Gazette Sometimes it’s as if the cosmos is trying to tell us something. In a case of eerie near-synchronicity, this reporter happened to watch Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life a couple of days before going to see the new Tom Hanks-narrated big-dome film now …
  • Man who sent Concordia University bomb threats out on parole 19 Apr 2019 21:06 Montreal Gazette Hisham Saadi (pictured at the Montreal courthouse in May 2018) is not allowed to be within 200 metres of any university campus. John Mahoney / Montreal Gazette files The man who caused Concordia University to evacuate three of its buildings after he …
  • Canada will help Quebec fight spring flooding: Ralph Goodale 19 Apr 2019 18:39 CKMI DT 1 Ralph Goodale, Canadian minister of public safety and emergency preparedness, says the federal government will be helping Quebec officials combat flooding. READ MORE: Expect flooding as heavy rain falls on Greater Montreal, says Environment Canada “Have …
  • The LINK Online April 19, 20, 21, 2019 19 Apr 2019 18:38 Radio Canada InternationaI Your hosts, Terry, Marie-Claude, Lynn, and Marc (video of show at bottom) ListenEN_The_Link-20190419-WEE15Court case launched against “smart city” over privacy The Quayside project would create housing, heated sidewalks, autonomous vehicle infrastructure …
  • Montreal City Hall adopts a resolution on occasion of 104th anniversary of Armenian Genocide 19 Apr 2019 18:33 News The Montreal City Council passed a resolution (statement) on the occasion of the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide at its special session on April 15. In the text of the resolution it is particularly mentioned that the 1915 Armenian Genocide was …
  • Fronteras: Yo-Yo Ma Connects Cultures Through Music; Rita Moreno's Perpetual Career 19 Apr 2019 18:33 KSTX On the U.S. southern border where political tensions fuel the discussion on immigration, world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma took his music to one South Texas city to celebrate the cultural connections between the two nations. Then, Rita Moreno has held a …