Register Tuesday | July 25 | 2017
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    Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    Black Market Babies

    By Adam Elliott Segal Religious matching and lax anti-trafficking laws led to a booming underground market for infants in mid-century Montreal. Adam Elliott Segal, the son of one such adoptee, investigates.
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    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    Benevolent Big Brother

    By Tannara Yelland Tannara Yelland revisits Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media on its twenty-fifth anniversary.
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    Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Growing Season

    By Nikki Wiart As family farms disappear from the Canadian landscape, eco-conscious first-generation farmers would like to take their place. But, as Nikki Wiart reports, this is easier said than done.
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    Tuesday, June 27, 2017

    Ku Klux Canada

    By Robyn Maynard Robyn Maynard on our nation’s forgotten and far-from-over history of populist anti-Black violence.
Articles

Fleur de Least Resistance

Alan Randolph Jones on Those Who Make Revolution Halfway Only Dig Their Own Graves, which deconstructs the relevance of revolutionary fervour in modern-day Quebec.

No Woman Is an Island

Deborah Ostrovsky on how in addition to being the city of love, Montreal is also the city of broken hearts.

Tall Tales from the Underground

An urban myth holds that Portland’s subterranean tunnels were used to kidnap sailors for cheap labour. Will Preston digs into the story’s facts and fictions.

All the Girls Love Jesus

A short story by Meredith Hambrock.

The Language of Profit

Private language schools have always struggled to balance educational needs with profit. Erika Thorkelson investigates how these tensions boiled over at one Vancouver school, leaving students and teachers out on the street.

It Takes the Village

Straight tourists and gawkers are flocking to Montreal’s LGBTQ neighbourhood, while the queer community disperses for new haunts. Tim Forster on the double-edged sword of mainstream acceptance.

Nuclear Fallout

Thousands of Ukrainians sacrificed their health during the Chernobyl disaster cleanup. Chris Scott investigates how recent budget cuts have decimated the pensions they were promised.

Twins

New poetry by Souvankham Thammavongsa.

Scrubbing In

Tamara MacNeil on the history of blood, guts and the doctor’s white coat.

Coming Attractions

Alan Randolph Jones on Cinéma L’Amour, Canada’s last grand porn theatre.
Blog Posts

The Postscript: Adam Elliott Segal on Montreal's Black Market Babies

Andrea Bennett interviews Adam Elliott Segal about his Summer cover story.

History in Shapes and Spaces

A Review of Besides, History, a new exhibit at the Canadian Centre for Architecture.

Our Own Private Idaho

An Interview with Jen Sookfong Lee

On Materiality and Ephemerality

A conversation about digital art with Decoy Magazine

News

Our Summer 2017 Issue

June 9, 2017

On newsstands June 16.

Intern at Maisonneuve: Summer-Fall 2017

May 8, 2017

Maisonneuve is hiring Summer-Fall 2017 interns.

Maisonneuve Nominated for Four Canadian Magazine Awards

April 20, 2017

Maisonneuve is proud to announce that we're up for four nominations at this year's Canadian Magazine Awards! Our nominations include: General Interest Chris ...