Experts: Wildfires and air pollution

Published: 26 July 2023

Wildfires have burned through more than one million hectares in Alberta this spring and have forced thousands from their homes. Quebec, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, British Columbia, and the Northwest...

Expert: Hollywood actors go on strike after SAG-AFTRA talks collapse

Published: 25 July 2023

The union representing more than 150,000 television and movie actors is on strike, joining screenwriters who walked out in May to create Hollywood’s first industrywide shutdown in 63 years. (New...

A stronger placebo effect for those who believe sham medical treatments are personalized

Published: 13 July 2023

If you believe a medical treatment was developed specifically for you, it may be more effective, especially if you want to be seen as unique, according to new research from McGill University....

Interactive exhibition InSomnolence shows sleep is more social than it seems

Published: 5 July 2023

From an artist’s attempt to tame troubled sleep with AI, to sounds and objects as artifacts of other people’s dream, to a radio station that transforms the dread of insomnia into curiosity and...

Experts: Montreal prepares for moving day amid continuing housing crisis

Published: 27 June 2023

The vacancy rate in Montreal is at two per cent this year, for the third year in a row. The price for a three-bedroom, family sized-apartment generally starts at $1,500 a month. While the average...

Expert: Montrealers 65 and up can ride public transit for free starting in July

Published: 27 June 2023

Public transit in Montreal will soon be free for people age 65 and over. Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante made the announcement on Twitter on Wednesday. The measure is expected to be included in the...

McGill University, in partnership with Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, and IEFA announce 'Future-charged: the renewable energy revolution’

Published: 13 June 2023

Today McGill University, in partnership with Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) and the International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA) announced the launch of ‘Future-Charged: the...

A community celebration of Japanese art at McGill’s McLennan Library

Published: 26 May 2023

Earlier this month, a Japanese tourist in Montreal made her way to McGill University’s McLennan Library to view the ongoing exhibit taking place during Asian Heritage Month, “From Ukiyo-e to...

Teaching and learning from young children: Climate change, forced migration and the built environment

Published: 26 May 2023

Recognizing that education on environmental justice must begin early, a group of McGill University Architecture students spent five weeks in two Grade 4 classes in Royal Vale Elementary School this...

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