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5 Montreal stories you must read this week: March 10

This Mazda was found sitting under a snow bank in the DDO Brunswick Place parking lot, Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Billy Shields/Global News

From a Canadian woman being told she needs an immigration visa to enter the U.S. and a surprise win in the Liberal nomination for the Saint-Laurent byelection, here are the top stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:

Click to play video: 'EXCLUSIVE: Valet parking at Saint-Lambert AMT station' EXCLUSIVE: Valet parking at Saint-Lambert AMT station
EXCLUSIVE: Valet parking at Saint-Lambert AMT station – Mar 7, 2017

Valet parking

“We do have an issue of street parking on neighbourhood streets around the train stations because we don’t have enough parking available.”

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Commuters at Saint-Lambert’s AMT station can now take advantage of free valet parking as part of a new pilot project.

READ THE STORY: Free valet parking comes to Saint-Lambert AMT train station

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Montrealer told she needs immigration visa to enter U.S – Mar 6, 2017

Entry: denied

“I feel like I’m a criminal, like I’ve done something wrong, but I haven’t.”

Manpreet Kooner, born and raised in Montreal to Indian parents, says she was denied entry at the U.S. border because she lacked a valid immigration visa.

READ THE STORY: Montreal woman denied entry to U.S., told she needs immigration visa

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Melting snow bank reveals abandoned car in DDO parking lot – Mar 8, 2017

Dude, where’s my car?

“Who’s car is this? Doesn’t it have an owner? Doesn’t he need a car?”

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As the snow melts across Montreal, unusual objects often appear – nevertheless, DDO residents were surprised to find an SUV buried under a snow bank.

READ THE STORY: Buried car in Montreal causes social media stir

A surprising win

“It’s always good to have one of our own representing us.”

In a surprising win, 26-year-old Emmanuella Lambropoulos has been chosen to represent the federal Liberals in Montreal’s Saint-Laurent byelection.

READ THE STORY: Emmanuella Lambropoulos: The teacher who won the Liberals’ Saint-Laurent nomination

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It’s Barbie’s birthday – Mar 9, 2017

Happy birthday, Barbie

It’s Barbie’s birthday today, but didn’t you hear it’s rude to ask a lady her age?

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Well, since you asked, the iconic fashion doll is celebrating her 58th birthday.

READ THE STORY: Barbie turns 58: Little-known facts about the iconic doll

rachel.lau@globalnews.ca

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