5 Montreal stories you must read this week: October 14

24/07/2019 Posted by admin

MONTREAL – From an impending traffic nightmare, to the Montreal metro celebrating a milestone anniversary, here are 5 must-read Montreal stories Global News covered this week:

Traffic mayhem ahead?

“Of course it’s not perfect, we don’t have 100 per cent coverage. But we think all the measures that are already in place will be good enough to improve our service.”

Transports Quebec is planning some massive highway reductions and closures that could see traffic coming from Highway 20 backing up prior to the Ville-St-Pierre exchange as work to tear down the Turcot continues.

READ THE STORY: Highway madness coming to Montreal

Service dog funding denied

“They don’t consider my dog acceptable to be getting funding.”

Shannon Moran is furious. Despite qualifying for a Hearing Ear Dog from the Lions Foundation of Canada, Quebec’s subsidy program doesn’t seem to recognize his dog as a legitimate service animal.

READ THE STORY: Hearing-impaired NDG man fighting for subsidy for his service dog

Retired teacher continues giving back

“I love the morning so much that I’ll set the alarm for 5:30 and get up even now that I don’t have to. I look forward to whatever I can do and whatever I can help with.”

Judy Kelley retired a year ago after teaching for nearly four decades but retirement hasn’t slowed her down much.

READ THE STORY: #GreatMTLer: Meet Judy Kelley, teacher, mother and tireless volunteer

Ode to P.K. Subban

“You are an amazing and influential role model for my children and I am going to miss not having you as a Montreal Canadiens.”

A lifelong Montreal Canadiens fans is putting his money where his mouth is and speaking out against the P.K. Subban trade that rocked the hockey world this summer.

READ THE STORY: Subban trade: Habs fan takes out full-page ad railing against management

Montreal metro celebrates milestone anniversary

“People don’t realize how important it is. Do you know how many people are in the metro in peak hours in one day? Two hundred thousand. It’s like the sixth biggest city in Quebec.”

Celebrations marked the 50th birthday of Montreal’s Metro system Friday, with the The Montreal Symphony Orchestra performing a specially composed piece at Place-des-Arts station.

READ THE STORY: Montreal Metro turns 50, what will next 50 years bring?

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