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.
In This Issue
Caitlin Stall-Paquet on how Quebec’s false French-English dichotomy erases its linguistic minorities.
The West is inundated with images of refugees. But as Seila Rizvic explores, every wartime snapshot is also a family photo.
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.
The last time British Columbia’s Fraser River burst its banks, entire communities were submerged. With aging dikes and a growing population, Heather Ramsay reports, next time may be worse.
Deborah Ostrovsky on how in addition to being the city of love, Montreal is also the city of broken hearts.
Reviews of Rolling Blackouts, Black River Road, ةيلمع Operación Opération Operation 行 动 Oперация and The Dad Dialogues.
Alexander Huls reviews Angel Catbird, Margaret Atwood’s comic debut.
Originally published in urbania.ca, translated by Melissa Bull.
A poem by Bardia Sinaee.
A short story by Meredith Hambrock.
Photoessay by Lauren Zbarsky and Adon Moss.
Alan Randolph Jones on Cinéma L’Amour, Canada’s last grand porn theatre.
Importing wine into Ontario is a bureaucratic nightmare. Bill Reynolds profiles the husband-and-wife team who went from slinging records to pouring Rieslings.