5 Montreal stories you must read this week: August 7

Kylie Jenner in Los Angeles, California. Angela Weiss/Getty Images

MONTREAL – A devastating end to the search for a missing woman in Beloeil; a soccer brawl sends a team coach to hospital – but it wasn’t all bad – there’s a silver lining for a hit and run victim who had fallen in debt.

Take a look at the top five stories Global News covered this week:

Boyfriend charged in Beloeil woman’s murder

Alexandre Gendron, 35, has been charged with the first-degree murder of girlfriend Cheryl Bau-Tremblay.

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She had been missing since Saturday, Aug. 1 after apparently leaving her home on foot without her phone or credit cards.

READ THE STORY: Boyfriend charged with first-degree murder of Cheryl Bau-Tremblay

Kylie Jenner in Montreal to drink

“But why push on the alcohol consumption? Why push on the idea that without alcohol you can’t have fun?”

Reality star Kylie Jenner recently announced she’ll be celebrating her 18th birthday at Pointe-Calumet’s Beachclub.

Why? Because it’s one of the few places in North America where she can legally drink.

READ THE STORY: Advocates worry about American teens coming to Quebec to drink

Ethan’s Playground in danger

“[I] put my whole business in jeopardy to go through all this.”
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The government is no longer permitting drop-in daycare centres, forcing Jennifer de Vera to apply for a new permit – something she may not be able to afford.

READ THE STORY: Parents fight to save beloved pre-school in Pierrefonds

Mailane Bituin’s road to recovery

“It’s very emotional, scary on my part because right now I am not sending any amount of money to my children in the Philippines.”

Mailane Bituin has been out of work since she was the victim of a hit and run back in June and her debt is piling up – but there is a silver lining.

READ THE STORY: EXCLUSIVE: Hit and run victim struggling to make ends meet

The ugly side of soccer

“It was violent and that’s not something you want to see.”

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It’s been an especially bad year for violent incidents in local soccer in the West Island.

READ THE STORY: The beautiful game is turning out to have an ugly side

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