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5 Montreal stories you must read this week: July 7

A close-up of a tick. File/ Global News

From a boycott of Parc Safari to one parent’s warning about ticks in NDG, here are the five biggest stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:

Click to play video: 'Seniors party at Pointe-Calumet’s Beachclub' Seniors party at Pointe-Calumet’s Beachclub
Seniors party at Pointe-Calumet’s Beachclub – Jul 5, 2017

Party people

“I like partying. I’m a party man.”

Hundreds of Montrealers are partying it up at Pointe-Calumet’s famous Beachclub – but these aren’t your average partygoers.

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READ THE STORY: Chartwell senior residents party at Pointe-Calumet Beachclub

Click to play video: 'Vaudreuil-Dorion city website now in English' Vaudreuil-Dorion city website now in English
Vaudreuil-Dorion city website now in English – Jul 4, 2017

English services

“We are fixing a problem. For me this problem should have been fixed many years ago, had they let us do what we wanted to do.”

Vaudreuil-Dorion is revamping their French-only website to include an English portion.

READ THE STORY: Vaudreuil mayor says English website coming after OQLF changed their mind

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Parc Safari ‘stands by’ decision to rent space to Muslim association – Jul 5, 2017

Zoo boycott

“Go live your faith in your mosques, outside, no one is interested.”

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Parc Safari in Quebec is standing by its decision to rent an outdoor space to the Canadian Muslim Association.

READ THE STORY: People calling for boycott of Parc Safari after it reserved space for Muslim prayer

Click to play video: 'Parent warns about ticks in NDG' Parent warns about ticks in NDG
Parent warns about ticks in NDG – Jul 6, 2017

Ticked off

“I think this is a new issue that they’ve had so they weren’t quite sure how to handle it.”

One Montreal parent is insisting the city needs to do more about ticks after she says her son was bitten.

READ THE STORY: NDG parent wants Montreal to take action on ticks

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Quebec floods: Residents still can’t go home – Jul 5, 2017

Going home

“Everybody is real nice, but they just don’t move. They’re all waiting for something.”

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Rigaud residents are reaching a breaking point as they wait for officials to rule on their flooded homes.

READ THE STORY: Quebec floods: Rigaud residents frustrated with slow services

rachel.lau@globalnews.ca

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