Tracey Lindeman

Tracey Lindeman

Journalist, editor and storyteller

I'm a multi-purpose journalist and editor who writes about tech, startups, innovation, sustainability, history and whatever else lands in my inbox. I'm also a managing editor @Contently.

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The Gazette

Former McGill students seek success building electric snowmobiles

Deep in the heart of Shawinigan, a team of young engineers are working on the next invention to take the world — or, at least, a niche market — by storm: The electric snowmobile.

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The Globe And Mail

Montreal company Mode-ste blends Islamic values with high fashion

As a quarter of the world’s population, Muslims have incredible collective buying power; Muslims worldwide spent $243-billion (U.S.) on clothing last year, according to a report on the global Islamic economy.

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The Globe And Mail

The future of farming is indoors

With new growing techniques, small, urban facilities can replace acres of farmland.

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The Globe And Mail

‘It’s heart-wrenching’: Independent designers face a flood of knock-off products

Vendors from as far away as China and South America sell through major online marketplaces at cut rate prices...

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Dragging Montreal's Taxi Industry Into the 21st Century

Emboldened by Quebec’s storied and influential pro-union environment, Montreal’s taxi lobby has been strong and incredibly vocal in its hatred of Uber since the ride-hailing service first arrived in 2014.

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Judge temporarily suspends Montreal pit bull ban

MONTREAL (AP) — A Quebec Superior Court judge on Monday temporarily suspended Montreal’s pit bull ban on the same day the new law was to come into effect.

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The Globe And Mail

Beau’s Brewery begins national distribution of its craft beer

“We’re not expecting lots of sales in the far-flung regions of the country, but I think it’s important for us at this point to have that national coverage,” said Beau’s founder and CEO Steve Beauchesne.

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How the Internet Changed Headline Writing

The 1990s were nothing if not an exciting, and often tragic, chapter in world history. It was 10 solid years of drama and intrigue, opening with the release of anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela and ending in Y2K hysteria.

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The Gazette

Getting charged up at home: How to set up for an electric vehicle

When Jean-François Barsoum put a down payment on his Tesla Model X a few years ago, he didn’t know how an electric car would change his life until it rolled into his driveway this past June.

The Globe And Mail

Fintech online lenders are looking at your social media footprint

A future where the time you spend on Facebook, LinkedIn and other online platforms could affect your creditworthiness isn’t merely coming – it’s already here.

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The Gazette

Buy the house, take the ride: How two couples are taking on co-living

Jessica Dupont was three months pregnant when her partner suggested a radical change to their young family’s living situation: Selling their house in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu and buying a large house 100 kilometres away — with another family.

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The Gazette

From a closet to five acres: How Motorleaf aims to boost indoor growing

A year ago, Alastair Monk and Ramen Dutta had a seedling of an idea: If you can automate a home, why not a greenhouse?

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The Gazette

How the Internet of Things is moving us toward connected homes

From the moment he considered building a house, Alex Tagliani knew he wanted it to be “smart” — a connected home that learns from and syncs to his family’s behaviours.

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The Gazette

The business of marijuana: As legalization looms, who is poised to profit?

Companies that have established themselves as medical-marijuana producers under Health Canada's medical-marijuana rules are now poised to dominate the recreational market, if and when it comes to become legal.

The Gazette

Dieu du Ciel pub: 20 years of audacity on tap

It would be appropriate to call Dieu du Ciel a pioneering brew pub that has been a fixture in Montreal’s craft beer scene for almost 20 years.