#GlobalNews: “5 Montreal stories you must read this week: September 8”


From a honeymoon cut short by Hurricane Irma to a survivor of the 2012 election-night shooting speaking out, here are the five biggest stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:

Second jobs

“It’s a question of public security.”

The Quebec government is moving to ban managers in police forces in the province from taking on a second job.

READ THE STORY: No more moonlighting for Quebec’s senior police officers?

Terrifying night

“People believe once you get out of the hospital, your trauma is over but it’s actually just starting.”

Dave Courage remembers the chaos after he was shot by Richard Henry Bain as then-leader of the Parti Québécois, Pauline Marois, gave her victory speech in 2012.

READ THE STORY: Survivor speaks out five years after deadly Quebec election night shooting

Whirlwind romance

“We are a little tired, but it’s better than if we were in the hurricane.”

A Montreal couple is recovering from a whirlwind, short-lived honeymoon that saw them facing the ire of Hurricane Irma.

READ THE STORY: Hurricane Irma cuts Montreal couple’s honeymoon short

Share the path

“It seems odd that we have a narrow sidewalk with both bikes and pedestrians on the same walk.”

A new bike path on Atwater Avenue is causing concern for people commuting from the Sud-Ouest.

READ THE STORY: New Montreal bike path/sidewalk has residents concerned

Hospital attack

“We are providing support to both the nurse and the team in order for them to recoup.”

A psychiatric patient apparently became aggressive and started grabbing a nurse by her hair, throwing her to the floor and grabbing her throat.

READ THE STORY: Nurse attacked by patient at Montreal General Hospital

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