As Christopher Szabla reports, Canada has been cast as the last bastion of liberalism. Are we up to the role?
In This Issue
Maija Kappler revisits her hometown.
As family farms disappear from the Canadian landscape, eco-conscious first-generation farmers would like to take their place. But, as Nikki Wiart reports, this is easier said than done.
Alan Randolph Jones on Those Who Make Revolution Halfway Only Dig Their Own Graves, which deconstructs the relevance of revolutionary fervour in modern-day Quebec.
An urban myth holds that Portland’s subterranean tunnels were used to kidnap sailors for cheap labour. Will Preston digs into the story’s facts and fictions.
Private language schools have always struggled to balance educational needs with their bottom line. Erika Thorkelson investigates how these tensions boiled over at one Vancouver school, leaving students and teachers out on the street.
New poetry by Souvankham Thammavongsa.
Tamara MacNeil on the history of blood, guts and the doctor’s white coat.
Will Johnson on how Canada's opioid crisis led to a bank heist and a high-speed chase in Nelson, BC.
New fiction by Andrew Forbes
Excerpts from Véronique Grenier’s book, Hiroshimoi. Translated by Melissa Bull.
Reviewing titles from Julia Cooper, Pasha Malla, Phoebe Wang, Catherine Owen and Guy Delisle