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5 Montreal stories you must read this week: October 28

A demonstrator holds a sign during a march against rape culture on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

From allegations of racist remarks at Concordia University to Quebecers rallying to support victims of sexual assault and end rape culture, here are the top five stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:

Help for autistic children

“I’m absolutely outraged. We’ve been trying for years to get her help.”

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Five-year-old Charlotte Kuhn has severe autism and is in desperate need for help, but she’s just been taken off the waiting list.

READ THE STORY: EXCLUSIVE: Montreal parents claim autistic daughter denied basic therapy

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Concordia investigates alleged racist remarks

Racism at Concordia?

“I strongly dispute this version of events and contest the facts as reported.”

A Concordia University professor is reportedly being investigated after allegedly making derogatory remarks towards black people in his classroom.

READ THE STORY: Concordia lecturer temporarily removed for alleged racist comments

Click to play video: 'Putting a stop to rape culture'
Putting a stop to rape culture

End rape culture

“One in three women are sexually assaulted and as far as we’re concerned, those numbers are too high.”

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In the wake of recent claims of sexual assault in Quebec City, Montrealers are coming together to demand a stop to rape culture and violence against women.

READ THE STORY: Quebecers rally to show solidarity for sexual assault victims

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Longueuil installs geo-locators

Geo-locators

“This definitely improves the response time, the police car does not have to search for the person.”

About 175 geo-locators have been installed around the Michel-Chartrand park in Longueuil.

READ THE STORY: Geo-locators: signs that could ‘save your life’ installed in Longueuil park

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#GSDstrong

“Humbled. Gratitude. You don’t know what to think in a situation when people reach out like that.”

Charlotte Carson, 3, is receiving a special, live-saving gift after entering a bodybuilding contest to win a year’s supply of protein.

READ THE STORY: #GSDstrong: Côte Saint-Luc toddler with rare disease receives year’s supply of protein

rachel.lau@globalnews.ca

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