MONTREAL – From diving into the details of feminism on International Women’s Day to a Beaconsfield native making history on American reality singing show The Voice, here are the top five stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:
Impact bell moves to Big O
“The team said ‘it’s wacky, it’s fantastic. It’s off the wall.’”
It weighs 1,500 pounds and has a concrete base that weighs almost four tonnes, but the Montreal Impact haven’t lost while it’s rung.
READ THE STORY: Lucky bell moves to Big O for Montreal Impact season opener
What’s a feminist?
“If this is the definition of feminism, I’m happy to be one.”
Quebec’s Minister for the Status of Women started a public debate after she called herself an egalitarian, not a feminist, and started a debate in the National Assembly.
READ THE STORY: What is a feminist? Quebec’s national assembly debates
“This would be a great opportunity for me in my dance career.”
Justin Bieber may not be looking for Somebody to Love, but he is looking for a few young Beliebers to keep him Company on stage when his Purpose tour lands in Montreal.
Hippodrome housing delays
The land of the old Hippodrome race track sits empty with snow covered fields and overgrown weeds – but that’s not how it’s supposed to be.
READ THE STORY: Hippodrome housing delays hurting Côte-des-Neiges community
A Canadian on The Voice
“She’s put so much work and effort into this, it’s so inspiring.”
Brittany Kennell made history on The Voice, becoming the first Canadian ever to perform on the American reality singing competition.
READ THE STORY: Beaconsfield native wins spot on The Voice