MONTREAL – From help finding a family doctor, to an iconic video store closing its doors and a small act of kindness for a senior citizen hockey player, here are the top five stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:
Find a family doctor
“About 10 years, 10 years I haven’t had a family doctor.”
Quebec’s Health Minister announced a new online tool that will ensure 85 per cent of Quebecers have a family doctor by the end of 2017.
READ THE STORY: New online tool aims to help Quebecers find family doctors
The end of video
“We had customers bring their kids in strollers. Those kids became employees.”
After 36 years in business, the iconic Pointe-Claire Video store is closing its doors for good.
READ THE STORY: After 36 years, it’s the end for an iconic Pointe-Claire video store
Maxi murder suspect
“The man offered no resistance and was transferred to the detention centre.”
Randy Tshilumba, 19, has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of 20-year-old Clémence Beaulieu-Patry.
READ THE STORY: Suspect charged with murder after woman killed in Maxi grocery store
Waving the white flag
“We have truly lost the battle with the ADM. It is so very sad that this tiny little green space will be wiped off the map.”
After fighting with the ADM for over a year, the group trying to save the Dorval Municipal Golf Course announced it is giving up.
READ THE STORY: Group gives up fight to save Dorval Municipal Golf Course
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Some new gloves
“After seeing his interview on Monday, we saw the holes on his gloves, we decided our superhero cannot be wearing those type of gloves.”
It’s a very special day for Doug Palmer, who received an early birthday present after workers at his senior’s home saw the old hockey gloves he’s been using on a Global News report.
READ THE STORY: Small surprise puts a smile on 88-year-old hockey player’s face