All that construction on our roads and on big building projects can be annoying for commuters, but it's also an indication of just how well Montreal's economy is doing right now. Unemployment is under 6%, amongst the lowest in the country. And foreign investment is soaring. We ask the experts what the city is doing right and if the good times will continue to roll.
Guest(s) : Jimmy Zoubris, Special Advisor to Mayor Valerie Plante Robert Frank, Journalist Egbert Gaye, Editor, Community Contact Carole Scheffer, Architect
CityLife examines issues that affect all anglo Montrealers in an engaging and accessible way. Host Richard Dagenais and his team delve into politics, public transit, roadwork, the environment, the economy, immigration, social issues, culture and much more. Each CityLife show zeroes in on a particular subject or issue unfolding in Montréal, often with original approaches and creative coverage of local stories you may not find anywhere else.
Richard Dagenais was born, raised, educated and, continues to be employed, in Montréal. Twice nominated for ACTRA National Radio Awards, he works in Montréal television and radio as a host, anchor, reporter and writer. He is a singer, songwriter, and musician who has performed the anthems for the Expos and Alouettes. He's married with one son and two nutty dogs. He enjoys sports but hates going to the gym; he goes, but he hates it! He's got a blog and he tweets, too!