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5 Montreal stories you must read this week: September 30

Melanie Maxine Doucet said security didn't do much after she experienced date rape drug symptoms at Osheaga on Friday, July 29, 2016. Melanie Maxine Doucet/Facebook

From the city banning pit bull-type dogs to a McGill University PhD student calling for change after allegedly being drugged at Osheaga, here are the top five stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:

Click to play video: 'Drugged at Osheaga? Montreal woman calls for change'
Drugged at Osheaga? Montreal woman calls for change

Drugged at Osheaga?

“I realized right away what was happening to me because I went from being totally fine to not be fine at all and losing function and control of my body and of my speech.”

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A Montreal woman who claims she was given a date rape drug at Osheaga earlier this summer is calling on change and action from Evenko and the City of Montreal.

READ THE STORY: Montreal woman calls for change after allegedly being drugged at Osheaga

Click to play video: 'Mom told not to breastfeed at Montreal mall'
Mom told not to breastfeed at Montreal mall

No breastfeeding

“All mothers are invited to breastfeed anywhere they want at all of our shopping centres.”

A Plateau woman says a mall security guard told her to stop breastfeeding at the Place Montreal Trust food court.

READ THE STORY: Montreal mother says mall security told her to stop breastfeeding in food court

Click to play video: '#GreatMTLer: Fabienne Colas,  unstoppable force behind MIBFF'
#GreatMTLer: Fabienne Colas, unstoppable force behind MIBFF

#GreatMTLer: Fabienne Colas, the unstoppable

“I believe Montreal is the best kept secret. Montreal has this zest, this something that you don’t find anywhere else in the world.”

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Fabienne Colas is the heart and soul behind the Montreal International Black Film Festival.

READ THE STORY: #GreatMTLer: Meet Fabienne Colas, the unstoppable force behind Montreal’s Black Film Festival

Click to play video: 'Moving pit bulls out of Quebec'
Moving pit bulls out of Quebec

Pit bull ban

“What happens if one day we are walking and a dog decides to come attack my dog that has a muzzle?”

Pit bull owners in Montreal are desperate for help after city council passed breed-specific legislation that would see stricter regulations on so-called “dangerous dogs.”

READ THE STORY: Montreal pit bull owners desperate for help after council passes breed-specific ban

Click to play video: 'Are Montreal police practicing victim blaming?'
Are Montreal police practicing victim blaming?

Short skirts?

“A lot of girls don’t feel comfortable with that. They don’t roll their skirts to get attention they roll their skirts to be comfortable.”

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A student at Villa Maria High School says Montreal police went too far in their sexual assault awareness campaign.

READ THE STORY: Villa Maria student says police warned her about possible harassment over short skirt

rachel.lau@globalnews.ca

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