Register Friday | December 9 | 2016
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    Monday, November 7, 2016

    Crib Notes

    By Gavin Tomson Gavin Tomson reads Rivka Galchen’s Little Labors, reflecting on writers who mother and mothers who write.
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    Tuesday, November 1, 2016

    Regret Machines

    By Nicolas Langelier Originally published in VLB’s Comme la fois où, translated by Melissa Bull.
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    Monday, October 24, 2016

    Chain Reaction

    By Andrea Bennett What does it take to puncture cycling’s insular bro culture? Andrea Bennett speaks with the women mechanics inciting change in her community.
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    Friday, October 21, 2016

    Les Enfants du Roi

    By Deborah Ostrovsky Montreal's Plateau, or “La petite France,” is overrun with elegant, polite French children.

Moon Shot

With Operation Avalanche, Matt Johnson takes a characteristic risk to break into the American movie market. Adam Nayman on how the director is eschewing Canada’s cozy film industry and making his own success.

Ample Habitat

A poem by Bardia Sinaee.

Paradise Lost

Making a park isn’t as simple as drawing lines on a map. Jimmy Thomson on the politics, petroleum and polar bears that have shaped one Arctic conservation area thirty years in the making.

Mic Drop

Festivals are being heralded as the savior of the music industry. But as Miranda Campbell writes, there's one big problem: women are being left out of the spotlight.

Let There Be Light

Brad Badelt reports on neon’s second coming in Vancouver.

Our Way or the Highway

Did Quebec sacrifice its past to build the largest roadwork project in the province’s history? John Symon investigates.


New poetry from Kayla Czaga.

Everyone's a Critic

Corridart was designed to showcase Quebec artists during the 1976 Montreal Olympics. But, as Taylor C. Noakes writes, one very important person was less than impressed.

House of the Cool Parents

Chandler Levack documents the life and death of Videofag, the tiny living room theatre that became Toronto’s newest art institution.

Down by the River

The Red River cuts through Winnipeg, ferrying discarded bicycles, tires and human remains. Susan Peters on the amateur investigators who comb its shores for clues of Manitoba’s missing.
Blog Posts

Tabacca Jack

Excerpted from The Woods: A Year on Protection Island.


Time divides and reunites for Melissa Bull, who's moved to a house across from a cemetery in Norwich, England.

Communication vs. Excommunication: Sarah Schulman In Montreal

Lucy Uprichard reflects on Sarah Schulman's Conflict is not Abuse.

Points of View: An Interview with Zoe Whittall

In her Giller Prize-nominated novel The Best Kind of People, Zoe Whittall looks at how rape accusations tear families and small towns apart.

CanLit Book Club Episode One: Sonja Larsen's Red Star Tattoo

Kim Fu and Andrea Bennett discuss Sonja Larsen's Red Star Tattoo.


Maisy Welcomes a New Editor

Dec. 2, 2016

Maisonneuve welcomes a new Editor-in-Chief and a new Associate Editor.

Our Winter 2016 Issue

Dec. 2, 2016

On newsstands December 9.

Intern at Maisonneuve: Winter-Spring 2017

Nov. 15, 2016

Calling all keeners: Maisonneuve is now accepting applications for part-time research interns.