The MUHC Superhospital, Champlain Bridge, Laval metro extension... When it comes to big projects in and around Montreal, it seems like nothing ever comes in on budget and on time. It's a frustrating situation for taxpayers. So we look into the problem to find out why this is happening. We ask experts what could be done to fix it and if things are changing so future projects will be completed as promised.
Guest(s) : Philippe Sabourin, City of Montreal Robert Frank, Journalist Paul Gott, Journalist and Professor Germain Belzile, Researcher, Montreal Economic Institute
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!