From the collection Malgré tout on rit à Saint-Henri (Le Quartanier). Translation by Melissa Bull.
In This Issue
When he is doing the job correctly it is almost as if he is doing nothing.
Looking for Rwandan poetry reveals a story not yet finished.
Although Montreal's streets may be crumbling, their names show that our history has always been filled with crackpots and crooks.
Confronting the semantics of belief at a Christian retreat centre.
A mysterious Buddhist organization recently arrived on Prince Edward Island with millions of dollars and a taste for organic farming. The monks and their followers are friendly—until you start asking too many questions.
Aboriginal women face staggering rates of domestic violence, especially on remote reserves.
From “funeral pie” to Party Chicken, the meals we eat following a death say a great deal about the way we mourn.
Are doctors and drug companies to blame for the opioid-abuse crisis? After two shocking deaths in small-town Ontario, Ann Silversides reports from one of the largest coroner’s inquests in Canadian history.
Geocaching—a hyper-modern treasure hunt that uses GPS signals and mathematical clues—is luring millions of techies away from their computers.
The phrase “going viral” used to conjure images of sickness and death. Now, it describes the outbreak of ideas online—and our choice of words is more apt than we realize.
Haiti after the earthquake.
Spring reads: Saleema Nawaz, Colin McAdam, Lorna Goodison and more.
Spring listens: Reversing Falls, Born Ruffians, Blue Hawaii and more.