From imposing stricter rules on dog owners to a bird-napper coming clean, here are the top five stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:
“They told us that his spine was fused from the disk.”
A Montreal couple buys their dog, Jett, a doggie wheelchair to help him get around.
READ THE STORY: New wheels give Westmount dog second chance at life
La Saigonaise eviction
“I have, now, to think what I’m going to do, where I’m going to get the money to feed my kids.”
La Saigonaise, a 16-year-old family-run restaurant in Côte-des-Neiges, is in danger of closing and the owners say they’re being unfairly evicted.
READ THE STORY: Côte-des-Neiges restaurant La Saigonaise faces eviction
“I am not a thief. A thief does not kiss a bird.”
Paco the parakeet has been found, and now the alleged bird-napper is speaking out to insist he did not mean to take the bird and his intentions were never bad.
READ THE STORY: Paco the parakeet found, alleged bird-napper defends himself
Left in a car
Quebec provincial police are investigating the death of a baby, under the age of one, found in a parked car in Saint-Jérôme, north of Montreal.
Local police were called Wednesday to the parking lot of the Centre de la Petite Enfance Notre-Dame on des Prés Street.
READ THE STORY: Child dead after being found in parked car in Saint-Jérôme
Stricter dog rules
“The new regulations tighten the measures when it comes to risky dogs, pit bull-types dogs and dangerous dogs, to protect our residents.”
Stricter rules are in place for dog owners in Montreal as the city presents new municipal regulations to the executive committee.