Daybreak Montreal with Mike Finnerty

CBC Radio's Daybreak crew is here for you every weekday with the best in-depth coverage of local, national and international news.

  • 10:01
    Closing arguments have wrapped up in the criminal negligence trial of a Brossard pit bull owner whose dog attacked a seven year old girl. Vanessa Biron was playing with her mother and sister in a Brossard park in 2015 when she was mauled, leaving her paralysed in half of her face. Her father, Bernard Biron, joined us in studio to talk about the trial.
    Feb 21, 2018
  • 13:04
    This week marks 100 days since the Valerie Plante and her Projet Montreal majority took over at Montreal City Hall. Sue Montgomery is the mayor of CDN-NDG Borough, and she joined us to look at her transition to power.
    Feb 21, 2018
  • 12:11
    The push to get self-driving cars on the road is increasing - huge sums of money have been invested in the technologies, but here in Montreal and Quebec, there is no particular rush from different levels of government.
    Feb 15, 2018
  • 07:50
    It's Valentine's Day, and there are as many ways to celebrate as there are love stories in Montreal. Daybreak's Rebecca Ugolini hit the streets looking for love, and asked how you're celebrating: from dinner at your favourite Chinese restaurant to spending your last V-Day without kids!
    Feb 14, 2018
  • 08:45
    If you think you have the ultimate hangout to watch hockey games, then you haven't seen Derek Parker's Habs hub. It's not in his living room, or his basement -- but in his backyard. And it's made of ice. Derek Parker joined us on Daybreak to talk about his igloo ice castle.
    Feb 14, 2018
  • 09:26
    They've been called "The Flying Sisters" for their speed on skiis: Rhoda and Rhona Wurtele were the first women on Canada's Alpine Ski team at the 1948 Olympics. Today, the funny and spirited sisters are 96, and giving advice to female athletes from their alma mater, the Trafalgar School for Girls.
    Feb 9, 2018
  • 06:33
    Alexandra Papazoglou is a grade nine teacher at Kuper Academy in Kirkland -- and she's decided to stray away from Quebec's curriculum and create new material for her students about black history in Canada.
    Feb 8, 2018
  • 10:59
    Daybreak's provincial political analyst, Bernard St-Laurent, talks about negotiations between nurses and the health minister as well as the PQ leader Jean-François Lisée's comment on Manon Massé's facial hair.
    Feb 8, 2018
  • 09:42
    Greenery, shade, and hopefully some fun will take over Gilford street in the Plateau this summer as a one-block area near St-Denis becomes a pedestrian street. Some merchants and locals are happy, but what about drivers who will lose out on parking? Daybreak's Rebecca Ugolini spoke to people in the area.
    Feb 7, 2018
  • 10:28
    Cars, trucks, and not a whole lot of stop-lights: it isn't easy being a pedestrian on Crémazie boulevard. A new Pedestrian and Cyclist association for the Villeray-St-Michel-Park Extension borough is trying to make the area safer. Rebecca Ugolini asked Montrealers what they'd like to change.
    Feb 2, 2018
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