Unhealthy Wait Times
Internationally educated nurses wait years for credentials as Quebec faces nursing shortages.
The Pandemic of the Faithful
How closures of places of worship impacted immigrant and religious communities.
Getting Into The Spirits
The pandemic has allowed Quebec producers and retailers to thrive, despite industry challenges.
Plowing your own way
The not-so-new ‘extreme’ winter sport that is sweeping skiers across the province.
Indigenous art goes public
Public spaces on Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh territory are being reimagined with Indigenous art.
Innovative housing in France
Caracol offers a solution to the French housing crisis, enabling people to rebuild their lives.
Heading to the next level
COVID-19 restrictions have had a positive effect on Montreal's video game industry.
Para-athletes are facing significantly more struggles than their able-bodied counterparts.
Indigenous-led climate action
Changing ice conditions are impacting Northern Indigenous communities in Newfoundland & Labrador.
Luxury Collections rise
Isolation and restrictions has not stopped luxury collectors from getting the goods.
Saving Candiac’s Greens
Residents from Candiac are fighting for the conservation of the city’s old golf course.
Unhappy Hour for Bars
Bar owners launch a petition for the delivery and take-out of spirits-based drinks.
The online gambling escape
In times of isolation, people are turning to online gambling, a habit that can turn into a problem.
Digging the Gardening Trend
Many Canadians have rediscovered the therapeutic power of taking care of plants.
The hotel staycation
Some are taking a weekend getaway to hotels in their home city to boost their mental health.
Drag in isolation
Throughout the pandemic, drag performers have been forced away from the stage and on to the web.
Pills or plants
Increasingly, Montrealers are seeking alternative medicine treatments to treat their ailments.
A pittance in petition results
Do petitions submitted to the Quebec National Assembly ever yield change?
To preserve or develop?
Ville-Marie is juggling between trying to preserve old buildings while developing new ones.
With Quebec's plans to ban sales of flavoured e-liquids, how will vape stores and users be affected?
Outreach workers lack support
With limited resources and volunteers, outreach workers can't offer as much support as they'd like.
Many opted to adopt dogs to have company during the pandemic, but what will happen as things normalize?
Coping with closure
Businesses in Montreal continue to try to find the silver lining amidst the pandemic.
Live music lives on
How Montreal musicians have found a way to reach out to their audience during the pandemic.
Emotional Online Education
Students have been struggling with their education as they enter their next level of studies.
COVID behind the curtain
With little government assistance, live entertainment’s behind-the-scenes workers are struggling.
Taking a bite out of restaurants
Restaurants have been pressured to re-adapt because of the pandemic.
Homes for the homeless
Should we be doing a better job with sheltering the homeless on cold winter nights in Montreal?
Fresh on the market
As home-based food businesses on Facebook Marketplace grow, is a crackdown in store?
Rating MTL’s film business
Looking at the city’s attempts to become a big-time player in the industry.
Overburdened Cat Shelters
In the streets and everywhere in between, Montreal is facing a cat overpopulation crisis.
Changing faces downtown
Small businesses struggle to survive strict regulations and high taxes in downtown Montreal.
Road to food sovereignty
The Canadian government implemented the country’s first Food Policy—what changed?
From poutine to fine cuisine
Montreal has been attempting to sell itself as a fine dining food destination.
Controversial course changes
Some are questioning Quebec’s decision to revamp the province’s Ethics and Religion course.
Not Your Dad’s Tattoo Shop
How a new generation of tattoo shops are trying to attract young Montrealers.
The University of Montreal finds itself at the centre of a new battle over gentrification.
Finding their place
Montreal’s Filipino community defies poverty and generation gaps to preserve its culture.
a new approach to food security
CDN-NDG grassroots organizations are dealing with food insecurity in novel ways.
Thrifting’s green scorecard
Thrifting may seem like an eco-choice, but experts say it doesn’t solve the root problem.
Getting the Lead Out
Leaded and old pipes were already an issue, but the process to fixing them is now causing problems.
Brewing up change in cafés
Third wave coffee shops are changing how customers experience coffee in Montreal.
The fight to stay open
Despite many recent closures, small business owners on St-Denis St. hope to stay afloat.
Is Zero Waste Possible?
With Montreal looking to be zero waste by 2030, where are we at with food waste?
A flood of problems
Some Montrealers worry about spring flooding as they rebuild from last year's damage.
food after dark
Montreal's 24-hour restaurant scene powers the city's food engine overnight, feeding late-night shift workers, people out on the town, and students pulling all nighters.
Education through illustration
A profile of the Montreal-based children's book author and illustrator Elise Gravel.
As Canada inches closer to full legalization, some Montrealers are eager to get into the edibles market.
getting to the roots
The Montreal-North bookstore Racines promotes books by and about people of colour.