Magazine Archives

November 2004
November 2004
Ivor Shapiro considers a radical proposal for lowering health care costs: the rationing of treatment; Shawn Blore investigates bloody conflict over a rich deposit of diamonds in the Amazon; John Trotter photographs the curiously indistinguishable Republican and Democratic National Conventions; David Hayes looks back at the controversial history of the CRTC; poetry by Lynn Crosbie, Betsy Warland, and Christopher Dewdney; and more

October 2004
October 2004
Marci McDonald reports on the politics of the “Calgary School” and its ties to Stephen Harper’s Conservatives; Michael Adams and Stephen Handelman present parallel arguments predicting the presidential victories of Bush and Kerry; Shelly Grimson shares thirteen photos of Canadian poets, taken by him in the 1970s; Gerald Caplan examines our failure to prevent genocides like those in Darfur and Rwanda; fiction by Jonathan Goldstein; and more

September 2004
September 2004
Andrew Mitrovica tells the story of a CSIS spy who infiltrated Canada’s neo-Nazi movement and was later outed in the press; Tariq Ali looks at the madness of the Iraq War and the “clash of civilizations” it has helped bring into reality; portrait photographer Jill Greenberg takes startling photos of non-human primates; Gail Singer goes to Scotland for her first stag hunt; poetry by Nicole Brossard, Derek Beaulieu, and Robert Kroetsch; and more

July/August 2004
July/August 2004: Summer Reading
Fiction by Guy Vanderhaeghe, Banana Yoshimoto, and Damon Galgut; poetry by Billy Collins, M. NourbeSe Philip, Di Brandt, and Marilyn Hacker; plus “flash” fiction by Camilla Gibb, Thomas King, Edward Riche, and Corey Frost; Bill Cameron argues that the unclarified legal status of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay is only hurting the cause of justice in cases like that of Omar Khadr; Thaddeus Holownia photographs Walden Pond; and more

June 2004
June 2004
Clive Thompson explores the emerging scholarship around the economics of virtual worlds; Paul Webster asks if Canada will be complicit in US efforts to weaponize space; Larry Krotz reports on a man filing suit against his native Iran for torture he was subjected to while imprisoned; Bruce Grierson discusses the story and legacy of his grandfather, a Presbyterian evangelist stationed in early twentieth-century Korea; and more

April/May 2004
April/May 2004
Andrea Mandel-Campbell describes economic upheaval driven by the discovery of a rich diamond mine in the Northwest Territories; Mark Witten looks at promising research into the neuroscience of depression; Michael Adams discusses the divergence of Canadian and American values, and the tricky balancing act of managing Canada-US relations; fiction by Frances Itani; and more

February/March 2004
February/March 2004
Rita Leistner travels through war zones with a squadron the led the US Army’s ground invasion into Iraq; Don Gillmor analyzes a wave of attention-grabbing architecture emblematized by Daniel Libeskind’s crystalline ROM expansion; David Berlin considers proposed solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and finds cause for hope in the Geneva Accord; Pico Iyer visits a Bolivia caught between its past and its future; and more

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