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5 Montreal stories you must read this week: November 13

The waters of the SaintLawrence River flow past the City of Montreal Wednesday, November 11, 2015.
The waters of the SaintLawrence River flow past the City of Montreal Wednesday, November 11, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

MONTREAL – This week wasn’t just about sewage, sewage, sewage – it was also about political debate, remembering our veterans and so much more.

Here are five great stories Global News covered in Montreal:

Subway’s English menus

“I think it’s just another step towards other commerces recognizing English is not a disease.”

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Subway Quebec will soon feature bilingual menus and the move is due in large part because of two English rights activists.

READ THE STORY: Montreal activists persuade Subway Quebec to add English to its menus

Sewage dump underway

“It is with no light heart that we proceed with this decision.”

The Saint Lawrence dump started just one day after Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre spoke out about Ottawa’s decision to allow the process.

READ THE STORY: The Saint Lawrence sewage dump is underway

Snow removal company declares bankruptcy

“One of our friends sent me a message saying ‘hey did you see that they’re shutting down, they’re going bankrupt?’ And we’re like ‘what?’”

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Martin Singler had a nasty surprise after he hired RiverRock to remove the snow on his driveway this winter.

READ THE STORY: Snow removal company cashes first round of cheques, then declares bankruptcy

Remembrance Day in a field of honour

“It was John McCrae, he sat in a beautiful garden full of poppies and he wrote a poem about poppies.”

At seven-years-old, Mia Brady knows little about Canadian wartime history, but she understands it’s important.

READ THE STORY: Hundreds honour veterans at Pointe-Claire’s Remembrance Day service

Gluten-free baking

“The idea really is to make something that everybody can eat.”

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Miriam Pearl began cooking gluten-free food out of necessity, but turned it into a booming business.

READ THE STORY: Inspired by her children, West Island mother opens gluten-free factory

rachel.lau@globalnews.ca