Most people who have witnessed UFOs feel clear-eyed. Helping others see the light isn’t so simple.
Brennan McCracken speaks to Leanne Betasamosake Simpson about her new record Theory of Ice.
In British Columbia, a historic Finnish fishing village has weathered many storms. Now, its residents face their biggest battle yet.
Learning of his Mi’kmaw ancestry came as a surprise to Justin Brake, who always considered himself a Newfoundlander. What might it mean, he asks, to ethically explore the question of his identity?
Toronto’s homelessness crisis has reached new heights. Stephanie Bai meets members of a community fighting for their lives.
Tara-Michelle Ziniuk knows rest is essential. So why does she feel guilty about getting it?
The industry that fights bed bugs is growing, but the only real winners are the pests themselves.
Translation by Deborah Ostrovsky
Letter from Montreal
Spring reads from Selina Boan, Cheryl Thompson, Carrie Jenkins and others
When Isaac Würmann’s relationship began to crumble, he started seeking out examples of queer love elsewhere. It turns out, he didn’t have to look far.
Erin James-Abra always knew she wanted a family. She just couldn’t predict what shape it would take.
New music from The Weather Station, mara wild, Yu Su, and Kae Sun
Therapy is supposed to be a space for healing. And yet, years of seeing white therapists only brought Minelle Mahtani more pain.
DNA tests promise to tell people who they are and where they’re from. But for Emma Gilchrist, a search for answers only led to more questions.
Late in his life, Anna Leventhal’s father found a hidden side of his family—and of himself.
In the Western imagination, growing old often means retreating from life. Furqan Mohamed was raised to know otherwise.
After our loved ones die, we’re left to deal with their belongings. As Nikki Reimer explains, sorting through grief is no small task.
Writing from Quebec. Translated by Madeleine Stratford.
Winter reads from Eli Tareq El-Bechelany-Lynch, Sheung-King, Dakota McFadzean and others.
New fiction from David Huebert.
A photo essay.
Steph Wong Ken took to the streets this summer to declare that Black Lives Matter. But at home, she learned, listening was just as important.
After going to a faith healer, Dominik Parisien could see magical thinking all around him—and who it hurt.
How far would you go for your friends? On a canoe trip along the Ottawa River, Nathan Munn dives deep for the answers.
New music from Sea Oleena, LAL, Night Lunch and Matthew Cardinal.
We keep asking who killed the electric car. But as time runs out, a more important question looms: who will bring it back?
After moving back home to the States, Kelli Maria Korducki tries to settle into the feeling of never being settled.
New poetry from Phoebe Wang.
We've always known films bring us together. This year, many of us realized that they're good for the lonely times, too.
In this year of losses, Fatima Syed writes, let’s not add one more—our ability to care.
Fall reads from Justin Ling, Marlowe Granados, Marc Herman Lynch and others.
Usually, saying you'd rather eat glass is just an expression. Things are changing, Ziya Jones reports.
Letter from Montreal.
After years of using face-altering photo filters, Houda Kerkadi sees the bigger picture.
Small family farms are disappearing, but not for the reasons people tend to think. As investors rush in, farmers can’t hold on to their land.
The authors of As We Have Always Done and Policing Black Lives talk about writing on their own terms.
Streams gushed freely through cities—until they were seen as a nuisance. Now, we need them back.