Everywhere Western ideas touch down, people get fatter. Urbanization is literally making us sick.
In This Issue
As poverty’s historical enemy, technology will always defeat extremism.
One man's battle against CIBC exposes the billion-dollar scams behind our country’s “stable” financial sector.
A selection from George Murray's new book, Glimpse.
Sex tourism destroys the lives of millions of children every year, but activists are getting better at stopping Canadian predators in their tracks.
To fix a crumbling emblem, Montreal must think big once more.
When the Ontario government stopped funding Sex Reassignment Surgery, transsexuals panicked—then embraced the opportunity.
At a soccer tournament in Melbourne, a recovering drug addict and ex-soldier taught Dave Bidini that when you love the beautiful game, talent is optional.
Nelson Symonds is a guitar legend few can name now. In his day, though, he earned the admiration of Davis, Coltrane and King.
Luddites moan the iPad, Kindle and other e-readers spell the death of books. The ongoing popularity of vinyl records proves otherwise: the best technologies stick around.
150,000 people have already been laid to rest; 300,000 are injured; one and a half million homeless. The 2009 winner of the Prix Médicis tells the story of a people dealing with disaster.
Illuminating the bright-idea symbol.
Three new poems
A new short story by the author of Kanata.
Letters from our readers.