Tracey Lindeman


Tracey Lindeman is a freelance reporter based in Ottawa and Montreal. She contributes to Associated Press, The Guardian, CityLab and CBC.

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Teachers union the latest group to sue Quebec over religious symbols ban

A federation of unions representing 45,000 teachers in Quebec is suing the provincial government over its ban on the wearing of religious symbols by many public employees.

16 amazing things invented by Canadians

Okay, class, let's see who's been paying attention.

Don't forget the snacks! A guilty-pleasures guide to Canada Day munchies

Here's a list of pre-packaged goodies to slip into your picnic baskets this Canada Day. Wash 'em down with a little history.

How much of a poutine purist are you?

Chicken pot poutine. Spaghetti sauce instead of gravy. As global chefs mess with the classic formula, we review the messy history of the Québécois dish.

Provider of fur, food and floods, the beaver is a Canadian symbol

As many Canadians take to beaches and cottages for an August long weekend, let's take a moment to consider one of our national symbols that lives out there year-round.

As Canada turns 149, we still enjoy our centennial legacy

As Canada enters its 150th year today, its last mega-birthday bash in 1967 continues to have a lasting legacy. The centennial celebration was meant as a way to modernize the country and bring it onto the world stage.

Fun facts about Canada's founding fathers

Canada’s founders were a not-so-motley crew of mostly lawyers and businessmen, with the odd doctor, journalist and pharmacist thrown in for good measure. Who were these Fathers of Confederation?

Uber makes inroads around the world despite taxi protests

If news headlines are any indication, 2015 was the year of Uber — or perhaps more appropriately, taxi vs. Uber.

Good Riddance Day kicks 2015 out the door

What better way to see a bad year out and a new year in than to destroy a photo of an old lover, debt-ridden credit card statements or a copy of that useless master's thesis?

Lemmy Kilmister, Motörhead's fearless leader, mourned by music fans

The world has heard its last "We are Motörhead and we play rock 'n' roll."

El Nino rocks winter weather worldwide with floods, twisters, blizzards

This spate of extreme late-December weather, attributable at least in part to El Nino, has been one for the history books.

Alpacas, monkeys and cat island: best animal photos of 2015

The Reuters photo desk has picked the top animal photos of the year, and they're giving the folks at the CBC News photo desk the warm and fuzzies.

Uber logs 300,000 rides a month in Montreal, says general manager

A year after Uber launched its UberX service in Montreal, the popular car-sharing service is reporting big numbers and is growing despite operating in a legal grey zone.

A speedy look at the electric car in Quebec

Last week, the Quebec government announced an investment of $420 million to expand the province's electric-transport network. But what does that mean for the average consumer?

Photographer Réjean Meloche's archives show slice of Montreal history

Réjean Meloche has been snapping shots of Montreal since he was a teenager growing up in St-Henri in the 1960s.