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5 Montreal stories you must read this week: October 23

People take photos of prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau as he greets constituents at a subway station in his riding Tuesday, October 20, 2015 in Montreal, the morning after winning a majority government in the federal election.
People take photos of prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau as he greets constituents at a subway station in his riding Tuesday, October 20, 2015 in Montreal, the morning after winning a majority government in the federal election. Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press

MONTREAL – From Trudeaumania to honouring the fallen, here are the top five stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:

Trudeau shakes hands with Montrealers at metro station

Less than twelve hours after being declared the country’s next prime minister, Justin Trudeau was shaking hands with voters at a Montreal metro station.

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READ THE STORY: Trudeau shakes hands with Montrealers at metro station hours after winning election

Quebecers gather to remember Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent

Tuesday in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, colleagues, friends and family gathered to remember Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent.

He was killed one year ago when a home-grown terrorist struck him down with a car.

READ THE STORY: One year later: Ceremonies honour Patrice Vincent, Nathan Cirillo

Dorval students hold mock vote

“Our students voted in the Liberals with a majority – 52 votes.”

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Canada has spoken – and so have the students at Dorval Elementary. Last Wednesday, the 86 kids at the Grade 5 and 6 level took part in a national campaign sanctioned by Elections Canada to learn about the country’s democratic tradition.

READ THE STORY: Dorval Elementary’s mock vote results mimic Canadian outcome

Negative online review lands woman in hot water

Ideal Body says if Sarah Macdonald doesn’t take down a negative online review she posted about the business, the next step is to take her to court.

“I mean its $14,000. I’m a student, it’s not chump change, its money that has to come from somewhere. So it does affect me.”

READ THE STORY: Ideal Body threatens woman with legal action over Yelp review

Parking fees at MUHC reduced due to complaints

“Since the MUHC opened we’ve gotten complaints, so we’re committed to reducing our rates.”

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The MUHC’S parking committee has decided to lower their express parking rate to $30 from $50, with the new prices coming into effect by the end of November.

READ THE STORY: Parking fees at MUHC reduced due to complaints

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