Inside Google’s super-sustainable new Montreal HQ

With a giant cafeteria inspired by the open-air Jean-Talon Market
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The Explorer: 19th-Century Quebec In Photos

Alexander Henderson spent decades photographing the province’s dazzling landscapes and burgeoning cities. And his work was almost lost forever.

How fraud artists are exploiting Canada’s international education boom

When a private, fly-by-night college owned by a scandal-plagued Montreal family imploded, so did the dreams of hundreds of international students
(Photo by NASPA/Roger Cullman)

Montrealer Michael Fagen is the King of Scrabble

Inside the 2022 Scrabble Players Championship and details from the competitor who won it all. “It feels amazing, thrilling… but also unbelievable.”
(Photograph by Claude Lafond)

Behind the evolution of Montreal’s Biodôme

The animals that inhabit Montreal’s beloved Biodôme are at the centre of its recent overhaul
Kim's bagels are a hot commodity in the Gangnam district of Seoul (Photograph by Jun Michael Park)

This Alberta man brought the Montreal bagel craze to Korea

Wayne Kim fell in love with Montreal’s signature food from three time zones away. He brought it halfway across the world.
Plante and Coderre pose for photos after their debate on Sept. 29, 2021 in Montreal (Ryan Remiorz/CP)

Valérie Plante takes the lead in Montreal: 338Canada

Philippe J. Fournier: For the first time since fall 2020, a poll puts Plante ahead of Denis Coderre in the mayoral race, with all the momentum in the campaign’s final day
Plante leads a rarity in Montreal city politics: a party that existed before she came along and may yet outlast her (Paul Chiasson/CP)

All the good politicians are in Montreal

Paul Wells: I used to wonder where all the politicians with heart and wit went. Turns out they’re in Montreal, trying to turn a parking lot into a place where people actually live.
One of Montreal's new manhole covers (Photograph by Chloë Ellingson)

Montreal might have Canada’s most beautiful manhole covers

The city has transformed the most utilitarian and overlooked element of the urban landscape into an elegant piece of design that will beautify the streets for decades to come
An illustration from Harper’s Weekly, November 28, 1885: “An incident of the smallpox epidemic in Montreal,” by Robert Harris (Courtesy of The New York Public Library)

When the plague won: a history of vaccine hesitancy

In Montreal in 1885, disease and vaccine resistance mixed with devastating results, not unfamiliar to today