Global News Montreal is delighted to announce the arrival of Kalina Laframboise and Cora MacDonald to our news team.
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Laframboise will be working on our online desk as a web producer, while photojournalist MacDonald will be out on the road.
Both will be telling compelling local stories for broadcast and on our website.
We also have a new local and national news line up for our evening news broadcast.
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For the last three years, Global News has offered our Montreal viewers a 90-minute package of local, national and international news from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Starting Monday, April 16, we will continue to bring you the day’s local news from Montreal, with Global News at 5:30 with Jamie Orchard.
At 6 p.m. is Global National with Dawna Friesen, Canada’s only early-evening national newscast.
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Then at 6:30 p.m., Jamie is back to give viewers in Montreal more local news with another updated live half-hour newscast.
“It’s the same complete local, national and international news information block at 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.,” said Karen Macdonald, Global News Montreal’s news director.
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Global News provides more news than any other English network in the Montreal region.
Along with a 90-minute news package starting at 5:30 p.m., watch Global News Morning from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., Global News at Noon, as well as Global News at 11 p.m.
On weekends Montrealers can catch up with Global News at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.