From the city’s first snowflake hitting the ground to a restaurant being told its patrons are too noisy, here are the top five stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:
Fire on Parc Avenue
“Parts of the roof are starting to fall.”
A five-alarm fire engulfed a vacant building on Parc Avenue, just south of Milton Street in downtown Montreal.
“I listen to a lot of Muslims, women and men who said, ‘We came here to live with you in peace because we know what’s going on abroad.’”
Political parties continue to debate the broad question of identity as the Parti Québécois argues against the government’s new religious neutrality law.
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Gabriel Bran Lopez
“Kids can learn, kids can succeed not just academically but in life.”
Gabriel Bran Lopez created a youth fusion group to lend a helping hand to students across the province.
Ready for winter
“I like to be busy, but I do dread it because it’s hectic, it’s busy, it’s chaotic. Everybody’s nerves are a little bit on edge.”
With winter upon us, mechanics at Merson Automotive in Montreal’s NDG borough are working in overdrive mode.
L’Gros Luxe: penalized
“This is crazy. We’re talking about a vegetarian, non-violent restaurant.”
L’Gros Luxe, one of the busiest restaurants in Montreal’s Plateau borough, has had its permit suspended for 30 days due to noise concerns.