From an Olympic legend coming back to Montreal to a child being burned at an Île Perrot splash pad, here are the top five stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:
Shakespeare in Brossard
“We’ve got a multicultural and diverse population here, so I can’t image Shakespeare being performed in any other language other than English.”
After “much ado about nothing” over language rules with Brossard city officials, the all-female cast of Shakespeare in the Park’s Tragedy of Julius Caesar took the stage.
Burning splash pad
“We just don’t want this to happen to anyone else.”
A family is speaking out after two-year-old Alexis McKinnon was burned by a metal plate at a splash pad in Île Perrot.
Lemonade for charity
“We are exceedingly blessed, so we try to give back as best we can.”
A Kirkland family is gearing up for their second annual lemonade stand to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Mike Ward appeals
“I’m about freedom of speech, so you can say whatever you want on stage and it’s everybody’s right to critique that.”
Quebec comedian Mike Ward plans to appeal a ruling by the Quebec Human Rights Tribunal that ordered him to pay $35,000 to Jérémy Gabriel, a disabled teen he mocked in his stand-up act.
Nadia Comaneci in Montreal
“As the time goes by, I treasure what happened more and more.”
Forty years after Nadia Comaneci scored a perfect 10 at the 1976 Summer Olympic Games in Montreal, the Romanian gymnast is back to celebrate the anniversary.