Julie Fournier is a sometimes-writer, sometimes-editor, sometimes-artist, sorta-musician from Montreal.

Our friend, Côte-de Liesse

I had an opportunity to spend some time on l’Autoroute de la Côte-de-Liesse on foot one rainy day last week. Don’t ask ... Read More

Incredible online map collection

The David Rumsey Historical Map Collection, started in the 1980s and digitized gradually over the last 10 years, now has over 18,000... Read More

The weather sucks, here’s some news

4Montreal’s Chinatown Olympics celebration not hampered by cloudy skies | Cérémonies d’ouverture: Les yeux rivés sur Pékin... Read More

This weekend~cette fin de semaine: 2008 Fête Bio-Paysanne

Cette fin de semaine, de vendredi à dimanche, La Tohu (une organization qui est associer avec l’École nationale de cirque) sera... Read More

Mid-week headlines

4Artificial soccer turf a health hazard, Jeanne-Mance Park users say [CBC.ca] 4Le tarif réduit passera par l’Opus... Read More

Weekend news

4Good news: Raw sewage flows back to right place. City workers say 48 Isle des Soeurs households’ toilets were flushing right... Read More

Mid-week news overview

Billboards are here to stay, city says. (A proposed bylaw in provincial capital would ban the signs from its territory.) Opération... Read More

‘Transit freak’ stole Dade buses for kicks

Here’s an odd little story from Florida. On June 1st, an 18-year-old transit fan, James Harris, walked straight past security... Read More

Saturday headlines

4Large pothole shuts Turcot ramp in Montreal | Hole discovered in Montreal’s Turcot interchange | Travaux d’urgence | Un... Read More

Making the ad creeps pay

In an interesting case from the Pacific Northwest, the city of Portland, Oregon, is suing employment-classifieds site Jobdango for the... Read More