Here are the top five stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:
Advance polling times
“We were told for our station it was over an hour wait.”
The federal election campaign that started in mid-summer is finally nearing to an end.
Le Fridge helps Montreal families
Families in Montreal may have a new solution to ease some of their financial struggles.
Inspired by the European food sharing movement, Le Fridge has opened up in the Centre-Sud.
READ THE STORY: Le Fridge offers food to all Montreal families in need
Dorval mock vote
“It’s not really real, but we’re able to vote still, so it’s cool.”
Dozens of school children at Dorval Elementary got a chance to vote in a mock federal election.
READ THE STORY: Dorval school children get a taste of voting in federal election
Quebec teacher strike days
Teachers at several English school boards across Greater Montreal have announced their strike dates as part of pressure tactics over contract negotiations.
The unions insisted the government’s demands go too far.
READ THE STORY: Quebec teacher unions announce strike days
Cultivating hope for Montreal families
“It’s a wonderful program and we’re really glad to see the land being put to such good use.”
A once seemingly abandoned park with scraps of machinery and grassy hills now boasts acres of land used to grow fresh, local and organic produce.