MONTREAL – From birthday celebrations for Fairview Pointe-Claire (oh, and Kylie Jenner) to a woman’s courageous battle against the BRCA gene, here are the top 5 stories Global News covered this week:
Fairview turns 50
“There was Holt Renfrew and Ogilvy and all that.”
The iconic West Island mall first opened its doors August 12, 1965.
READ THE STORY: Fairview shopping centre celebrates 50 years
One woman’s courage
“I thought I was going to get breast cancer. I felt like a ticking time bomb.”
Six years ago, at the age of 34, Karen Malkin-Lazarovitz found out that she had about an 85 per cent chance of getting breast cancer.
READ THE STORY: EXCLUSIVE: Côte-Saint-Luc woman turns difficult life decision into art
Lucky Luc defends calèche industry
“I’m going to make sure we are protecting these horses.”
The owner of Calèches Et Traîneaux Lucky Luc is defending himself against the allegations, which state he works his horses too long and does not give them adequate living space.
READ THE STORY: Montreal Calèche kingpin defends against allegations of animal mistreatment
Caught in hockey limbo
“I don’t understand how they can dictate where my daughter’s going to play.”
After an uphill battle with her hockey league, Mackenzie King, 13, has been released and can now play for her high school.
READ THE STORY: EXCLUSIVE: Teen hockey goalie released from league team, can play for high school
Fighting against community mailboxes
“Just watch me.”
Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre is asking all the federal leaders to tell the public what they plan to do about Canada Post‘s decision to halt home mail delivery.
READ THE STORY: Montreal mayor wants federal leaders to weigh in on home mail delivery