Craig Desson is a producer and journalist at CBC Montreal. He was born in Montreal and has lived in Ottawa, Toronto, Germany and Sierra Leone. Craig has also worked for CBC Radio.
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Quebec COVID restrictions are loosening, but jails are still putting inmates in solitary to quarantine
Life in Quebec is the freest it's been in months. Restaurants and bars are open. So are theatres, gyms and concert halls. The entire province is considered a low-risk "green zone." In provincial jails, though, it's a different story, and some lawyers are speaking out about quarantine practices.
It's Saturday night in Montreal and food-delivery drivers rule the roads
With dining rooms closed and a curfew in effect, Montrealers can no longer enjoy meals out on a Saturday night. But food-delivery drivers are bringing the food to them at home.
New tour of Montreal's Stewart Museum highlights its use as a WW2 internment camp
For three years during the Second World War, the historic British fort that today houses Montreal's Stewart Museum was an internment camp for 400 Italians who had been living and working in the United Kingdom.
Canada's prison watchdog calls out federal corrections for 'extreme' confinement as COVID-19 cases surge
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is looking into a report by the federal correctional investigator that concludes the human rights of prisoners are being violated due to measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Young Indigenous people see their future at stake in the Wet'suwet'en crisis
Issues of land, sovereignty and reconciliation have been at the heart of the barricades that went up across Canada after the RCMP conducted raids on Wet'suwet'en territory in early February.
Take a walk through Kaie Kellough's Montreal of poetry, seditious cafes and immigrant vitality
The Montreal poet takes us on tour of the Plateau, a neighborhood of spiral staircases, cafes and artist haunts that have inspired his poetry and shaped his life.
Montreal's glacier: Where the snow survived summer
Montreal's blustery winter of 2018 left so much snow that about 175,000 cubic metres still haven't melted at the city's largest snow dump.
How Montreal's Habitat 67 is inspiring a new generation of apartments in Asia
Montreal's Habitat 67 showed that high-density urban housing could be built without making people feel like they've been crammed into a concrete shoebox. That kind of building is now in high demand in countries such as China and Singapore.
Go inside the Montreal house where gamers play, practise and live
Since February, members of the Montreal Rebellion esports team have been living and practising their craft in a six-bedroom house in Montreal's Ahuntsic-Cartierville neighbourhood.
Cross-country kitty: Meet the Montreal trucker who rides with a cat
If you look closely into the cab of one Montreal big rig on the highway, you might spot a little cat sitting in the passenger seat.