2007.02

February 2007

"It is always a mistake to be plain-spoken."
- Gertrude Stein

Once Upon a Country

Once Upon a Country

In St├ęphane Dion the Liberals have a new narrator and perhaps a hero. All now depends on the story he tells and how the Canadian everyman reacts.
Good To Go
A military-run course designed to prepare reporters for combat raises some thorny questions about journalistic ethics
Europe’s Original Sin
After a bloody twentieth century, the continent may now be ready to come to terms with its dark history
Arctic Cabaret
When you hail a taxi in Nunavut’s capital, you’re in for quite a trip
The Other Side of Darkness
Out of the ashes of the World Trade Center comes a new vision for tall buildings in the contemporary world
Veils for Western Women
Beauty burkas and vanity veils. NMA nominee: Humour
Ringo’s Drum Roll
(or, lessons in living on a modest talent)
Nation Proliferation
First on the Hill
The story of modern skiing owes much to Quebec’s Laurentians
Dem’s Fightin’ Birds
In Guyana, manliness is measured by the sweetness of a sparrow’s song
Separate and Unequal
Money for crimes committed at residential schools may be forthcoming, but problems with the reserve system remain
Against the Grain
At an international cook-off in Sicily, judging couscous proves a rough business
Gertrude Stein’s Radical Grammar
“Revolting” question marks, codependent commas, and the apostrophes that speak to our weakness
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