A pesky meme keeps saying Montreal’s overhyped. Is it right?
In This Issue
Wrestling is famous for its outrageousness. It takes a special kind of fan to get bored with the mainstream.
A photo essay.
Jasmine Irwin went to rural Quebec for adult summer camp and learned that French immersion is not for the weak.
This isn’t your parents’ separatism, Nora Loreto writes—except in a way, it is.
New fiction by Helen Chau Bradley.
Secularism supposedly only limits public life, but hundreds of thousands of Quebecers know it’s not that simple.
Canadians have a lot of cultural bones to pick, finds Denise Brunsdon, and maybe they like it that way.
Montrealers have always fought to keep rent low. What happens when they no longer know who or how to fight?
Music put Montreal on the map, writes Adam Kovac, but the city isn’t returning the favour.
New poetry from Shazia Hafiz Ramji.
Writing from Quebec. Translated by Melissa Bull.
Letter from Montreal.