2012.03

March 2012


The Missing Piece

The Missing Piece

A son’s cross-border search to find the war trophy that may have killed his father
That Time We Beat the Americans
A misunderstood moment, now 200 years old, defines us as Canadians. A citizens’ guide to the War of 1812
Seeing Red
No other sport reveals a country’s soul as well as soccer does (yeah, we said it, Don Cherry). So what does our neglect of the beautiful game say about us? A patriot explains why it should be Canada’s national sport
Different Sides
The Peter Principle
Somewhere in Newfoundland...
Baffled in Ashdod, Blind in Gaza
Wild Card
Wildrose leader Danielle Smith has poised herself as a politician of principle. But can she govern?
Human Interest
A liberal arts education for Downtown Eastside residents
Letters
Frack This; The Truth Is Out There; Good Man; Special Ops; Bid You to Burn; Draft Picks; Tusk-Tusk
Editor’s Note
What happens to assisted suicide law when boomers become seniors
When the World Was Watching
As the Mandela era is overtaken by African politics as usual, a Canadian diplomat shares his personal account of the end of apartheid
Jewels of the Nile
In Luxor, foreign women with cash to spare find younger men for marriage — and more
Shooting Gallery
Expanded coverage of the War of 1812’s bicentennial
Brand Me
Gen Y personal branders are clogging Internet browsers with self-portraits, product endorsements, and the minutiae of their days. A Gen-Xer asks if we have any right to hate them
A Matter of Taste
Mitchell Davis, vice-president of the James Beard Foundation, believes you can’t develop a national cuisine until you create a public conversation about food
Bee in Aster
Life in the Bike Lane
The mayor of Montreal’s Plateau borough races to keep commuters’ cars out of his borough
Rock of Aging
Notorious punk filmmaker Bruce McDonald grows up — and old — in his candid mockumentary sequel, Hard Core Logo II
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