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Morning Brew Feb 23, 2009

Posted by Jeff / February 23, 2009

Here's your Monday February 23rd 2009 news and interesting things roundup of Montreal.

As part of the big finale of the 10-day Montreal High Lights Festival, the STM is hosting a treasure hunt involving exceptional artworks in our metro stations. Participants get to pick among three itineraries of 15 metro stations each, with artworks in each station. (check out the STM web link here to find what,when & where's of the contest) Please share with us your favorite Metro art.

NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly confirmed to one of the hosts of Hockey Night in Canada Jeff Marek that the league is investigating a report in Friday's edition of La Presse that links two Montreal Canadiens players to a man arrested in a recent sting operation linked to drug trafficking .

A decision by the Parti Québécois to pull advertisements from a sovereigntist newspaper caused a rift within the party Saturday. It seems the PQ will have to find new ways to reach out to the few radical and uncompromising group of sovereigntists out there.

A woman who was driving the wrong way on the Ville Marie expressway was killed just after midnight on Monday morning when her car was involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle. Though there is still no information on why she was driving the wrong way, police have confirmed that alcohol was not a factor.

Finally, if you missed the Oscars last night here is a list of all the winners. Some notable winners were such as Heath Ledger who took the best supporting actor for his last performance in The Dark Knightt before his untimely death. The British drama Slumdog Millionaire won big with 8 awards including Best Picture.



matt / February 23, 2009 at 11:46 am
Namur station reminds me of the Movie Tron with it's art hanging from the ceiling and spreading out horizontally in all directions. I just noticed the other day Its pattern is repeated in the designs of the tiled floor.

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