Hanging out with hackers at #HackingCBCMTL

Daybreak's Shari Okeke follows a team through CBC Montreal's first Hackathon weekend

#HackingCBCMTL: What is a hackathon?

Most of us have heard the word “hackathon” before, but not many people actually know what happens at one.

Meet CBC Montreal's hackathon partners

CBC Montreal has partnered with some of Quebec's most forward-thinking tech minds for our hackathon, which is happening the weekend of March 13, 2015.

CBC Montreal hackathon: meet the judges

Teams of developers, designers and engaged media consumers competed in CBC Montreal’s first ever community hackathon. A panel of expert judges picked the prototype they think makes news more accessible and interactive.

Personalized swiping app wins CBC Montreal hackathon

We have a winner for the first CBC Montreal hackathon.


Women in gaming talk about the hurdles

The number of women working in the video-gaming industry is rising, but many say the real way to increase diversity is to show young women the success stories.

From idea to company: Montreal company Gymbirds shows us how

A year ago, Montreal start-up Gymbirds was a fledgling company that was ready to take off.
Special Report

West Island municipalities could pay for not having open data plan

None of Montreal’s West Island municipalities have a long-term plan for releasing their city’s data, which is a problem, according to an advocate for open data.

How can CBC Montreal use tech to help cover the news?

When we decided to work on a hackathon, we wanted to make the news more open, accessible and interactive.
Special Report

Montreal planning to change rules to release open data

Montreal is looking to change the rules and regulations in order to release more of the city's data, says the vice-president of Montreal’s executive committee.
Editor's Note

Managing Director's blog: Why host a community hackathon?

At CBC Montreal, we strive always to connect with our audience. This weekend we will do so in a way we have never done before.

Hacking CBC Montreal: What's in it for the participants?

We speak to David Turner and Madeleine Lahaie who are both going to be attending HackingCBCMontreal. Their goal is to help the public broadcaster better serve its public.

CBC Montreal is organizing its first ever community hackathon!

The modern technology we tend to depend on so heavily, is never without it's share of hiccups and headaches. Next weekend - CBC Montreal will be getting members of the public for its first Hackathon.