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Montreal

Edward Snowden Calls Police Spying on Quebec Journalists a ‘Threat to Democracy’

The world’s most famous whistleblower addressed a Montreal crowd amid revelations of police spying on journalists.
Justine de l'Église
11.3.16
News

How Canada’s Anti-Cyberbullying Law Is Being Used to Spy on Journalists

Journalist Patrick Lagacé became a “tool” for police.
Jordan Pearson
10.31.16
Canada

Why Montreal Households Are the Greenest in Canada (And Edmonton Is Failing)

A new ranking of Canadian cities according to who's greenest.
Kate Lunau
7.27.16
News

The RCMP Surveilled Thousands of Innocent Canadians for a Decade

Poor training, secret facilities, and dragnets.
Jordan Pearson
6.10.16
Montreal

What Happened to the Dream of Underground Cities?

Large, below-the-surface underground cities are far from a new phenomenon, but despite a period when they were in vogue, big cities now feel squeamish about adding or expanding them. Here’s why.
Ernie Smith
6.9.16
Toronto

A Canadian Company Wants to Build a Hyperloop to the Arctic (Eventually)

Is the hyperloop the future of transport in Canada, or a pipe dream?
Jordan Pearson
3.24.16
Music

These Zebra Finches Can Play Better Guitar Than You

Watch fifty birds perform an original composition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
Matthew Braga
11.26.15
Toronto

A Rape Advocate Is Targeting Canadian Women In an Online Harassment Campaign

From Montreal to Toronto, Roosh V and his followers have attempted to identify and bully women online and off.
Jordan Pearson
8.14.15
Montreal

Here's How You Make $12,000 In Profit a Day Selling Virtual Guns

OPSkins is an online marketplace for Counter-Strike skins that, unlike Valve's own marketplace, let's sellers cash out the money they make.
Simon Coutu
6.30.15
Canada

Should We Monitor the Mentally Ill With Wearables?

Researchers think smart clothing will help reintegrate patients to society, but the plan poses moral dangers.
Jordan Pearson
5.22.15
video

My Night at the Satosphere, Montreal's Immersive Audio-Video Dome

I saw the premiere of Canadian animator Munro Ferguson’s film ‘Minotaur’—his first film made for a fulldome environment.
Jordan Pearson
5.22.15
video

Man Attempts to Take the Highest Drone Selfie

Someone was feeling existential.
Jordan Valinsky
4.29.15
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