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Bitcoin is eating Quebec

A new bitcoin mining operation in Saint-­Hyacinthe, Quebec, is raising numerous concerns, including whether the Hydro-Québec grid can sustain its high energy demands, and the operation’s ecological and cultural impact.

How the Toronto van attack may spur cases of PTSD

The Toronto van attack, which left 10 people dead, “is likely to bring on a variety of feelings among those affected — people who witnessed the event, the first responders who provided care for victims and even those of us who simply saw news coverage of the horrible incident,” writes Dr. Margaret McKinnon, the Homewood Chair in Mental Health and Trauma at McMaster University.