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5 Montreal stories you must read this week: September 23

A Montreal police officer searches inside the bag of a wheelchair-bound man, Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Kate Marie/Facebook

From Quebec’s tattoo industry facing stricter regulations to meeting a guardian angel from the West Island, here are the top five stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:

Click to play video: 'Fighting anxiety in children' Fighting anxiety in children
Fighting anxiety in children – Sep 22, 2016

Mindful kids

“I feel happy because it helps me calm down.”

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Experts are seeing a rise in anxiety levels among school kids, mainly because of the Internet.

READ THE STORY: Montreal psychologist suggests fighting anxiety in children with mindfulness

Click to play video: '#GreatMTLer: Shirley Hunt, guardian angel' #GreatMTLer: Shirley Hunt, guardian angel
#GreatMTLer: Shirley Hunt, guardian angel – Sep 22, 2016

#GreatMTLer

“My main goal really is to inspire people, to be kind, to watch out for your neighbour, to help your neighbour.”

Shirley Hunt, who runs the Community Connections Facebook page, is a guardian angel for those in need in her community.

READ THE STORY: Guardian angel Shirley Hunt takes care of those in her community

Click to play video: 'Man in wheelchair allegedly harassed by Montreal police' Man in wheelchair allegedly harassed by Montreal police
Man in wheelchair allegedly harassed by Montreal police – Sep 22, 2016

Wheelchair stand-off

“You think you can do whatever you want just because you’re in a chair?”

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A video showing Montreal police allegedly harassing a man in a wheelchair as he crossed the street is making the rounds of social media.

READ THE STORY: Man in wheelchair allegedly harassed by Montreal police for crossing street

Click to play video: 'Quebec teens who allegedly plotted murder to undergo evaluations' Quebec teens who allegedly plotted murder to undergo evaluations
Quebec teens who allegedly plotted murder to undergo evaluations – Sep 20, 2016

Strong accusations

Two teenagers facing charges in an alleged plot to kill three of their classmates will undergo psychiatric evaluations.

The two suspects were arrested in Saint-Hyacinthe after parents of one of the teens tipped off police.

READ THE STORY: Quebec teens charged with alleged plan to kill three students to undergo psychiatric evaluations

Click to play video: 'Regulating Quebec’s tattoo industry' Regulating Quebec’s tattoo industry
Regulating Quebec’s tattoo industry – Sep 21, 2016

Cosmetic care

“It’s going to weed out all these monsters who are just there to cash in.”

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The Quebec College of Physicians says there is no control over certain areas of the tattoo, Botox and cosmetic procedure industry: a billion-dollar business

READ THE STORY: Tattoo, cosmetic procedure industry should be regulated: Quebec doctors

rachel.lau@globalnews.ca

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