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5 Montreal stories you must read this week: December 15

Sami Hajjar's home is located at 9035 avenue Jean-Bourdon, in the borough of Ahuntsic-Cartierville. Light shows start on the hour between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. until January 5, 2018. Global News

It was a snowy start to the week, but one family is saying “let the storm rage on” as thousands flock to their Frozen-themed home in Montreal’s Cartierville borough.

Here are the five biggest stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:

Click to play video: 'Buses, cars sliding during Montreal snowfall' Buses, cars sliding during Montreal snowfall
Buses, cars sliding during Montreal snowfall – Dec 12, 2017

Watch out!

“A tow truck is now on the scene to free the vehicles, but it’s a complex operation.”

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Buses and cars are slipping and sliding down steep hills in Montreal as the city is hit with its first major snowfall of the season.

READ THE STORY: Buses, cars sliding down slippery hills as Montreal hit with first major snowfall

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Montrealers collect Christmas decorations for flood victims – Dec 13, 2017

Christmas spirit

“It’s the spirit of Christmas that the kids have, and when you see that in the kids, you get it.”

Montrealers are doing what they can to bring some joy to families who lost everything in the Quebec spring floods.

READ THE STORY: Pierrefonds woman collecting Christmas decorations for flood victims

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Sex education to be compulsory in Quebec – Dec 14, 2017

The talk

“I’m convinced the great majority of Quebecers want this.”

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All students in Quebec primary and secondary schools will be taught sexual education starting next September.

READ THE STORY: Sex ed to be compulsory in Quebec as of September

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Could a missing B.C. dog be in Montreal? – Dec 14, 2017

Found in Montreal

“We miss him so much. He’s a big part of our lives. And the kids, all they want for Christmas is to get him back.”

The owner of a three-year-old Husky named Ruger, who went missing from his British Columbia home four months ago, could be in the Montreal area.

READ THE STORY: B.C. woman says her dog was stolen and taken to Montreal

Click to play video: 'Epic ‘Frozen’ home draw thousands' Epic ‘Frozen’ home draw thousands
Epic ‘Frozen’ home draw thousands – Dec 12, 2017

Do you wanna build a snowman?

“Everyone that comes and says thank you and all the smiles it puts on people’s faces.”

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A home in Cartierville is attracting a lot of attention with people visiting across Quebec to see its Frozen-themed Christmas light display.

READ THE STORY: Epic ‘Frozen’-themed house draw thousands to Montreal neighbourhood

rachel.lau@globalnews.ca

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