Magazine Archives

December 2010
December 2010
Matthieu Aikins asks if the military’s massive counterinsurgency gamble can salvage the Afghan war; John Gray audits Canada’s Auditor General, Sheila Fraser; Jeet Heer explores Stuart McLean’s kind-hearted universe; Dave Cameron writes a heart-breaking memoir about his father’s death; Pasha Malla raises the lingering question from the summer’s G20 summit in Toronto: what if the black bloc protesters had a point?; fiction by Deborah Willis; and more

November 2010
November 2010
Ross King revisits Byng Inlet and the Tom Thomson painting that changed Canadian art; The Walrus reads seven fall books of note; Trevor Cole analyzes Richard Stursberg’s controversial tenure at CBC; Ann Hui uncovers the backstory of Robert Munsch’s childhood demons; Lucy Hardin’s Missing Period: an interactive novel by Stephen Marche; and more

October 2010
October 2010
Noah Richler on the set of Barney’s Version with Dustin Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, and his father’s ghost; Chris Wood on the battle of the northern headwaters of the Mackenzie River; J. Robert Lennon on the late career work of Margaret Atwood; Alexandra Molotkow reveals how the Polaris Prize rewards Canada’s not-so-independent indie musicians; fiction by Eden Robinson; and more

September 2010
September 2010
Marni Jackson considers why parents can’t let go of their adult children; Gordon Laird studies Indira Samarasekera, president of the University of Alberta; J.B. MacKinnon describes our environment as “A 10 Percent World”; Daniel Baird explores the Toronto International Film Festival’s new home; Denise Chong remembers her time in Ottawa with Pierre Trudeau; fiction by David Bergen; and more

July/August 2010
July/August 2010: Summer Reading
New fiction by Lisa Moore, Linden MacIntyre, Rawi Hage, Heather O’Neill, Zsuzsi Gartner, Stephen Marche, Michael Winter, Miguel Syjuco, and Madeleine Thien; Chris Jones profiles the director of the National Gallery of Canada; André Alexis laments the decline of literary criticism; and more

June 2010
June 2010
David Macfarlane details the Americanization of hockey; Jennifer Welsh examines the messy state of Canada’s foreign policy; Michael Harris profiles sex-trade advocate Jamie Lee Hamilton; a photo essay by Brennan O’Connor and Karen Connelly follows Karen refugees from Burma to Canada; fiction by Billie Livingston; and more

May 2010
May 2010
Chris Turner takes twenty-first-century Europe’s new grand tour; The Walrus reads — and reviews seven new spring books; Robert Cushman reflects on the iconic Christopher Plummer; Kaitlin Fontana remembers her time in New York; Matthew McKinnon charts the rise of Canadian rapper Drake; fiction by Pasha Malla; and more

April 2010
April 2010
Alison Motluk investigates the underground trade in human eggs; Mark Kingwell decries the plague of incivility in Canadian politics; Donald Weber photographs the legacy of uranium mining in the Ukrainian city of Zhovti Vody; Stephen Henighan profiles Canadian intellectual John Ralston Saul; fiction by Steven Heighton; and more

March 2010
March 2010
Gary Stephen Ross on the clichés and realities of Vancouver; Naheed Mustafa dines with families in Afghanistan; Marian Botsford Fraser profiles Renée Acoby and the troubling conditions in Canada’s penal system for women; Robert Fulford on a weight loss program for men; fiction by Sarah Selecky; and more

January/February 2010
January/February 2010
Ron Graham explains why Michael Ignatieff hasn’t knocked our socks off; Gil Shochat delves into the Harper government’s withholding of public information; artist Adam Makarenko creates dioramas of his northwestern Ontarian hometown; Alex Hutchinson investigates the unsporting nature of Canada’s Top Secret Olympic research program; fiction by Michael Redhill; and more

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