Magazine Archives

December 2009
December 2009
Mitch Miyagawa studies Canada’s penchant for official apologies; Rachel Pulfer examines Sherritt International’s dealings with communist Cuba; Timothy Taylor walks the pilgrim’s trail in Spain; Mary Rogan investigates the doctor-patient sexual abuse policy of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario; fiction by André Alexis; and more

November 2009
November 2009
Roger Martin reveals the disappearance of public education investment in Canada; Alex Hutchinson ponders the dangers of widespread GPS use; Carol Shaben investigates the loosening of airline safety standards in Canada; a photo essay by Teun Voeten and Arno Kopecky documents Mexico’s drug war; fiction by Steven Heighton; and more

October 2009
October 2009
Chris Turner explains how humanity can adapt to devastated environments; Christopher Shulgan traces the decline of auto workers’ unions in Windsor; Deborah Campbell weighs the journalistic promise of Al Jazeera English; Lynn Cunningham writes a memoir on raising a grandson with fetal alcohol syndrome; fiction by Lee Henderson; and more

September 2009
September 2009
Helen Humphreys reenacts the Battle of the Plains of Abraham; Timothy Taylor describes the efforts of progressive Sikh youth in their communities; Charles Foran visits the settings of Alice Munro’s life and books; John MacLachlan Gray gets a hip replacement; fiction by Zsuzsi Gartner; and more

July/August 2009
July/August 2009: Summer Reading
New fiction by Stephen Marche, Lee Henderson, Rivka Galchen, and Joseph Boyden; John Lorinc examines the recovery efforts of Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney; Christopher Frey describes the rise of Pentecostalism in Africa; Nick Fraser analyzes the value of European unity; and more

June 2009
June 2009
Monte Paulsen details Canada’s failure to develop high-speed rail; Chris Turner considers geologist David Hughes’s argument that we are about to run out of fossil fuels; a photo essay by Balazs Gardi depicts life in wartime Afghanistan; Rick Salutin explores the Haida giving tradition of the potlatch; fiction by Lisa Moore; and more

May 2009
May 2009
Don Gillmor explains the enduring appeal of Harlequin romances; Susan Harada profiles Canada’s first female Chief Justice, Beverly McLachlin; Jina Moore relates the firsthand account of Alice Mukarurinda, survivor of the Hutu-Tutsi conflict in Rwanda; Daniel Stoffman analyzes Canada’s susceptibility to terrorist attacks; fiction by Craig Boyko; and more

April 2009
April 2009
Mark Kingwell channels Barack Obama, America’s philosopher president; Alex Hutchinson profiles Neil Turok, executive director of Waterloo’s Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics; Louie Palu meditates on the closing of Guantánamo Bay; Hal Niedzviecki examines the growing trend of women exhibiting themselves online; fiction by Helen Humphreys; and more

March 2009
March 2009
William Johnson considers Stephen Harper’s rise to power; J. B. MacKinnon describes conservation efforts to recover the population of the bolson tortoise; Peter Foster estimates how Adam Smith would see the financial meltdown; Fred Weir studies the growth of authoritarianism in post-Soviet Russia; fiction by David Bergen; and more

January/February 2009
January/February 2009
Andrew Westoll ventures into La Negra mine in Bolivia’s infamous Cerro Rico mountain; Nora Underwood studies the promise of urban vertical farming; Robert Hough meets former tobacco farmers who have started cultivating ginseng; Pasha Malla writes a screenplay for a hypothetical “film for would-be immigrants”; fiction by Goran Simic; and more

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