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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.

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.

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.

Our Way or the Highway

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

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.

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.

About Face

Shane Neilson always thought that bipolar disorder had permanently distorted his facial expressions. But the truth ran much deeper.

Back to the Drawing Board

Richard Williams spent more than twenty-five years creating what has been called the greatest film never released. Peter Henderson illustrates the story of the Canadian animation icon whose masterpiece ended his Hollywood career.

Self-Checkout

With Canada set to enact new right-to-death legislation, Nikki Wiart argues that we all need to get comfortable talking about end-of-life choices.

Will That Be All?

Alex Manley spent years working in a Montreal dépanneur that had something for everyone: cigarettes, newspapers and, beneath the counter, little baggies of mysterious white powder.

The Unbelievers

Leaving Islam often means isolation and intense social pressure from friends and family. Graeme Bayliss on how former Muslims are coming together to show that there is life after faith.

No Place Like Home

An influx of rich young urbanites into a neighbourhood often leads to an exodus of its lower-income residents. However, Samantha Edwards argues that gentrification doesn’t have to be a winner-take-all scenario.

Home Truths

In the Yukon, those with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder rarely find the care they need. Rhiannon Russell on a deadly lack of support.

When Living Was Easy

Be happy, be productive, be your best self: everybody has a version of the bathroom mirror mantra that defines the good life. Scaachi Koul and Naomi Skwarna on the tyranny of a life well lived.

A Wee Dispute

Kate Sloan on how a call for scientific conclusions about female ejaculation is drowning in a wave of pleasure.