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Living Legacy

As an adult, Montrealer Christine Estima discovered a buried truth about her family—and her city and country.

Labour of Love

Politicians have whittled down public health care for years. While caring for his dad, Ryan David Allen learned who picks up the slack.

Trust Exercise

In a pandemic, following the rules is an act of love. But the HIV crisis taught Stephanie Nolen that overlooking them can be, too.

Final Sale

When you’re sheltering in place, shopping doesn’t make much sense. So why is it so hard to stop doing it?

Banding Together

There’s such a thing as a solitary artistic genius—and Donovan Woods remembered this spring why he wouldn’t want to be one.

Museum Piece

The city only seems empty until you start walking around. Kasia van Schaik learns to appreciate it from the outside looking in.

The Hand That Feeds You

How did we end up with a farming system that endangers both its workers and the people it feeds? Experts say this is Canada’s Gordian knot, but Francesca Bianco tries to unravel it anyway.

No Holds Barred

Wrestling is famous for its outrageousness. It takes a special kind of fan to get bored with the mainstream.

Les Cris

A photo essay.

Degrees of Freedom

Secularism supposedly only limits public life, but hundreds of thousands of Quebecers know it’s not that simple.

Comfort Feud

Canadians have a lot of cultural bones to pick, finds Denise Brunsdon, and maybe they like it that way.

Flipping Out

Montrealers have always fought to keep rent low. What happens when they no longer know who or how to fight?

Zoned Out

Music put Montreal on the map, writes Adam Kovac, but the city isn’t returning the favour.

Curio

It’s tough times for bookstores, so how is one Toronto shop thriving—while stocking nothing on your reading list?

Habitat Loss

A man arrived in Grand Bend, Ontario, believing it was a refuge for strange species. Kieran Delamont observes the fallout.

Testing the Waters

A few citizens in Saskatchewan doubted the official account of an oil spill, Lauren Kaljur reports. But what could they do?

Homebound

Between Toronto, Bombay and a new play by Wajdi Mouawad, Adnan Khan explores the ties that bind us.

Cold Comfort

The craze for “hygge” comes from a dark place, writes Luc Rinaldi, and he’s not talking about Denmark in winter.

Phage Crusade

A Canadian scientist once harnessed the power of viruses against bacterial infections. In dire times, a new generation of scientists is fighting to do the same.