2009.09

September 2009


Point of No Return

Point of No Return

Making Canadian television drama worth watching remains a challenge
Showdown on Scott Road
Socially progressive Sikh youths fight for change at one of the Lower Mainland’s biggest temples.
On the Plains of Abraham
A novelist recreates one of Canada’s greatest battles
I As In Justice
A new poem by Mary Jo Bang
Nanny’s Other Family
Canada’s live-in caregiver immigration program may not be good for the kids
Connected to the Hip Bone
A aging boomer’s quest to repair the wear and tear
Summer of the Flesh Eater
Field notes on the tendency of varieties to depart indefinitely from the original
Ghetto Affect
Bringing psychotherapy to the down and out
Editor’s Note
Introducing the September 2009 issue of The Walrus
Almost Grown
Paul Merrick thinks Vancouver is finally outgrowing its architectural adolescence
The Boys of Autumn
A Tiger-Cat childhood
Alice in Borderland
A trip through Munro country, where the writer became herself
The Piñata
Letters: September 2009
Readers’ letters; and, is Dave Hughes a “prophet of doom”?
Drag Me to Hull
A mysterious trick-or-treater terrorizes Ottawa
Video: September 2009 Trailer
A new series of animated trailers for The Walrus magazine
Q&A: Joseph Heath
An interview with the University of Toronto economics philosopher
Old School
Before texting made child’s play of surreptitious classroom chatter, students passed notes
Jack Kerouac: Québécois?
The Americas Society divvies up a literary icon
Canada & its place in the world. Published by
the non-profit charitable Walrus Foundation
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