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Pedestrians walk past a large, but thin, Christmas tree at the intersection of Ste-Catherine and Jeanne-Mance Sts in Montreal on December 5, 2016. (Allen McInnis/MONTREAL GAZETTE/Postmedia Network)

Montreal's Christmas tree called ugly

Montrealers flocked to the Quartier des Spectacles at lunch hour on Monday to get a close look at the city's much-maligned Christmas tree, which has been ridiculed on social media over the past several days.

Your brain on texting

Neurologist William Tatum stumbled upon what might be the first biological evidence that texting physically messes with the brain.

Anatomy of a car crash

Thirty-two years after Yohannes Mehari fled war and persecution in Eritrea, on a journey that would take him to the heartland of Canada, he and his wife, Tensae, stood on a Winnipeg street corner looking at the mayhem of smashed cars, flashing lights and a blood-soaked boulevard.

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Fatal distraction

Texting and talking behind the wheel is killing more Canadians than impaired driving. In a five-part series, Postmedia examines the deadliest threat of our connected lives.