#GlobalNews: “5 Montreal stories you must read this week: June 30”


From Steve’s Music Store relocating and the homeless in dire need of help, here are the five biggest stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:

Ramp regulations

“We decided not to do it on purpose, because we want to change those rules.”

The owners of Bar Renard took a stand against the City of Montreal, building a terrace that went against city regulations.

READ THE STORY: Bar owner defies Montreal’s terrace rules on purpose

Help the homeless

“People whose health is compromised…would be susceptible for it to become flesh-eating disease.”

There have been several cases of flesh-eating disease among the homeless in Montreal.

READ THE STORY: Montreal homeless falling victim to aggressive strep bacteria causing flesh-eating disease

On the move

“My blood, sweat and tears, my efforts have been put into this location.”

After 52 years, Steve’s Music Store on Saint-Antoine Street is moving.

READ THE STORY: Steve’s Music Store set to move to Sainte-Catherine Street


“You keep asking yourself: ‘Is it possible that is what I ate?’”

A Terrebonne woman says she was shocked to find a decomposing rat in her salad at Restaurant Normandin in Quebec City.

READ THE STORY: Quebec woman takes legal action after she claims she bit into a rat at a fast-food chain

Seeking shelter

“I’m very disturbed about them moving here. I would love to see them move somewhere else.”

Residents in Montreal’s Sud-Ouest borough aren’t happy that a homeless drop-in centre may open on their street.

READ THE STORY: Residents unhappy Open Door homeless centre may move to Little Burgundy

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