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    Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    Hook, Line and Screecher

    By Brad Dunne As Brad Dunne explores, there are three ways to become a Newfoundlander: by birth, by residence or by initiation.
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    Thursday, January 12, 2017

    Let Them Eat Cake

    By Davide Mastracci Historically, Italians were called ignorant, subversive and prone to violence. While the groups of immigrants coming to Canada have changed, prejudices towards them have not.
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    Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    Burning Bush

    By Sharon J. Riley Canada is experiencing an unprecedented number of wild fires. As Sharon J. Riley investigates, our obsession with putting out flames may be what’s fuelling them.
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    Thursday, January 5, 2017

    Tour de Babel

    By Caitlin Stall-Paquet Caitlin Stall-Paquet on how Quebec’s false French-English dichotomy erases its linguistic minorities.

Litmus Test

Scientific misconduct in Canada can include outright plagiarism and fraud as well as minor unintentional mistakes. Miriam Shuchman investigates how the system is letting researchers down.

Picture Day

The West is inundated with images of refugees. But as Seila Rizvic explores, every wartime snapshot is also a family photo.

Crib Notes

Gavin Tomson reads Rivka Galchen’s Little Labors, reflecting on writers who mother and mothers who write.

Regret Machines

Originally published in VLB’s Comme la fois où, translated by Melissa Bull.

Chain Reaction

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

Les Enfants du Roi

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.
Blog Posts

Love at Half Mast

By Francine Pelletier. Adapted from the French by Emily Wilson, Deborah Ostrovsky and Francine Pelletier.

Remembering Leonard Cohen.

Maisy's Most-Read Stories of 2016

Our seventh annual round-up of the most-read pieces, from cover stories to blogs, posted on the Maisy site. Here are 2016's top reads.

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.


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.