5 Montreal stories you must read this week: November 6

Julie Levanhagen with her dog, Penny Lane.
Julie Levanhagen with her dog, Penny Lane. Julie Levanhagen/Facebook

MONTREAL – From bomb scares to a woman searching for her birth parents in Quebec and AMT users feeling deceived by the public transit service, here are the top five stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:

Quebec schools bomb scare

“The writer seems upset about unions and strikes.”

Schools across the province were on high alert after bomb threat e-mails were sent to school boards across Quebec.

READ THE STORY: Bomb scare in Quebec schools possibly linked to teacher protests

Tanya St-Arnauld on her ex

“To have him locked up, I could go about my business and, you know, live my day.”

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For nearly three years, Tanya St-Arnauld has been free of the man who doused her with acid, but all that changed this week.

READ THE STORY: Victim of Longueuil acid attack worried about ex-boyfriend being released from prison

Searching for her birth parents

“I could not watch anything about adoption without crying, so I thought maybe I wasn’t as well adjusted as I thought.”

Julie Levanhagen, a woman from Arizona, is taking to Facebook to search for her Quebec birth parents.

READ THE STORY: Arizona woman searches for Quebec birth parents on Facebook

No new AMT trains for now

“They don’t seem like they’re ever going to arrive.”

The tens of thousands of AMT riders on the passenger rail network’s busiest line, Deux-Montagnes, are feeling deceived by the commuter train service.

READ THE STORY: Tens of thousands of AMT passengers frustrated by empty promises

Emploi-Québec language fight

“She looked at me in the eye and said, ‘nous sommes au Québec.’”

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Laura Pietramala wanted more information about going back to school, but she was surprised to see the Emploi-Québec agent only spoke French.

READ THE STORY: Woman says Emploi-Québec agent refused to speak English