Politicians have whittled down public health care for years. While caring for his dad, Ryan David Allen learned who picks up the slack.
In This Issue
A Where's Waldo-esque street scene created while social distancing.
New fiction from Heather O'Neill.
In a pandemic, following the rules is an act of love. But the HIV crisis taught Stephanie Nolen that overlooking them can be, too.
Letter from Montreal.
Summer reads from Saleema Nawaz, Walter Scott, Madhur Anand, Eva Crocker and others.
When you’re sheltering in place, shopping doesn’t make much sense. So why is it so hard to stop doing it?
Holed up, Suzannah Showler asks what we really owe the outside world.
A photo essay.
Writing from Quebec. Translated by Melissa Bull.
There’s such a thing as a solitary artistic genius—and Donovan Woods remembered this spring why he wouldn’t want to be one.
Apocalyptic novels used to be fun, Kevin Chong knows, but writers of the future will have to get their own literary devices.
The city only seems empty until you start walking around. Kasia van Schaik learns to appreciate it from the outside looking in.
How did we end up with a farming system that endangers both its workers and the people it feeds? Experts say this is Canada’s Gordian knot, but Francesca Bianco tries to unravel it anyway.
New music from Markus Floats, Pantayo, Basia Bulat and Carly Rae Jepsen.
New poetry from Andrew Faulkner.
New poetry from Tara McGowan-Ross.
As going into the real world loses its appeal for Chloë Lalonde, a new game brings life's mundane routines to her screen.