5 Montreal stories you must read this week: May 19
From a big birthday bash to families looking for answers after the intense flooding, here are the five biggest stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:
“This has been an almost do-nothing National Assembly led by the Liberals in the last year.”
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Nowhere to go
“I had a fully furnished basement, a TV, bookshelves, and a laundry room down here.”
Sixty homes are identified as uninhabitable as Montreal seeks to rebuild after the devastating floods.
Montreal is celebrating its 375th birthday.
Over the past year, the city has been hosting events to celebrate the milestone anniversary.
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“Within four hours, all the water was pumped off our street.”
Flood waters have finally been pumped out of 5th Avenue North in Pierrefonds-Roxboro after a dike was installed.
“At the same time, it’s an open identity welcoming to everyone. We are all brothers and sisters in humanity.”
In a city centered on diversity, it may have seemed contradictory to open Montreal’s birthday celebration with a religious ceremony, but Catholic leaders say the celebratory mass aimed to welcome all.
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