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Profile

September 2012
A New Politics?
Alberta strategist Stephen Carter takes the high road to victory
July 2012
Preacher in Practice
Father Thomas Rosica, Catholic priest and smooth media operator, is an expert at spreading the Word
June 2012
Risky Saigon
Giller Prize winner Vincent Lam and his sensual, sin-filled Vietnam War epic, The Headmaster’s Wager
April 2012
Fresh Ingredients
After the NDP’s Orange Wave, a rookie MP learns to cook
March 2012
Life in the Bike Lane
The mayor of Montreal’s Plateau borough races to keep commuters’ cars out of his borough
Wild Card
Wildrose leader Danielle Smith has poised herself as a politician of principle. But can she govern?
December 2011
The Scottish Player
How a Canadian expat became an unlikely kingpin in another country’s ruling separatist party
November 2011
Primate Directive
Biruté Galdikas, the world’s leading orangutan expert and a one-time helicopter mom, struggles to let go
The Observer, Observed
New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik is an aesthete of the ordinary, and this year’s Massey lecturer
October 2011
Disturbing Content
Montreal FX artist Rémy Couture may face imprisonment for gory images he disseminated on his website. In horror terms, he’s made it
September 2011
The Money Tree
Climate change provides a tree planter with the business opportunity of a lifetime
May 2011
Secrets of the Deep
Has Nova Scotia put its treasure hunters — and the bounty they seek — at risk of extinction?
April 2011
Traditional Exports
When the American Right needed courtroom-ready arguments against gay marriage, it looked to three academics from McGill
March 2011
The Man in the Plaid Tam
Nardwuar the Human Serviette could be the last great music journalist
January 2011
Mary, Queen of Hearts
Mary Pickford’s number one fan shows Canadians America’s Sweetheart
The Assassination of the Canadian Kid
Remembering a little-known hero of Australian independence
December 2010
Kingdom Come
Can Halifax’s Shambhala Buddhist community keep the faith?
September 2010
The Perfect Partner
Why doubles player Daniel Nestor could be tennis’s greatest hope
May 2010
The Princess of Pot
With her husband Marc in jail, Jodie Emery, a Green Party candidate in the next federal election, will inherit his cannabis empire
March 2010
Bird Calling
Captivated by an endangered avian species, the former director of the Calgary Zoo becomes the world’s foremost expert in its propagation
December 2009
Birthright
Is giving young Jews a taste of the homeland the best way to save Judaism?
October 2009
The Glad Scientist
A Vatican astronomer explains why science and religion are a match made in heaven
July 2009
At The Gastown Riot
Vancouver artist Stan Douglas reimagines a neighbourhood’s troubled past
Grand Slam Chief
Does Phil Fontaine have what it takes to lead the First Nations’ next generation?
April 2009
Calgary’s Quixote
David Swann takes over the most thankless job in Canadian politics — leader of Alberta’s Liberal Party
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