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Montreal's alternative to policing most vulnerable gets boost after over 10,000 interventions

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Melissa and Rosalie

After a successful pilot project that is touted as the first of its kind in the province, Montreal officials are now increasing the program’s reach to  Plateau-Mont-Royal and Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve.

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4 days ago
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Montréal
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Fusion energy 'breakthrough' to be revealed in Washington

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Energy Fusion Explainer

United States Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm was set to announce a "major scientific breakthrough" Tuesday in the decades-long quest to harness fusion, the energy that powers the sun and stars.

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45 days ago
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Montréal
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Rancher gives new life to afterbirth by creating art from cow placentas

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The Coffin

A B.C. rancher creates unique art using cow placentas, including a coffin-shaped piece now on display at a cannabis store close to her farm.

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jchalifour
51 days ago
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Montréal
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This old Victorian home has a secret: it's part of the Montreal Metro system

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1423 Towers St.

Unlike its neighbours, the house at 1423 Towers St. in downtown Montreal seems to have withstood the test of time. While its stone Victorian walls appear unchanged, the building itself is hiding a secret: it’s not a house at all.

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jchalifour
67 days ago
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From 'car-dependent hellscapes' to green cities, Canadians find new ways to fight climate change

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The Ion, Waterloo Region LRT

As COP27 was coming to an end, the Ontario government was planning new highways and suburbs on its precious green belt. Critics call it a path to economic ruin. With immigration swelling the country's population, cities are now being nudged to follow Europe's lead, and some are listening, if just to keep from going broke.

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jchalifour
68 days ago
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Why Quebec fashion retailer Simons is tackling medical aid in dying on its shopping website

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Jennyfer Hatch

Jennyfer Hatch chose medical assistance in dying and Simons captured her perspective on life and death in a new video titled All is Beauty. The retailer says the goal was to get behind a project that was less about commerce and more about values.

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jchalifour
80 days ago
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