Winter 2012

The War on Strippers

For years, special visa considerations have helped immigrant women dance on Canadian poles—but, last summer, the Harper government closed this loophole. Who benefits from this sex-trade paper maze?

Is Egg Donation Dangerous?

About five hundred egg donations take place in Canada every year, and experts say the process is very safe. But some donors face serious health problems—and doctors may be underestimating the risks.

Against Tumblr

The microblogging site now rivals Facebook and Twitter in reach and influence, but it represents everything wrong with the online echo chamber.