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The Parallel Highway

The Montreal writer Carol Dunlop and the Argentinian novelist Julio Cortázar carried out one of the greatest literary love affairs of the twentieth century. But their romance was shadowed by tragedy.

Ol' Talk

After years of burying her Trinidadian accent, the author reawakens to the richness of her native tongue.


Canadian dairy is one of the most formidable forces in Ottawa. How did our lactose overlords get so powerful?

Nunavut's Nursing Crisis

The life expectancy in Canada's newest territory is a decade lower than the rest of the country, and those most essential to providing front-line health care are in short supply.

Memory's Harvest

A growing number of indigenous people in Canada are experimenting with traditional diets, and the trend is about more than just health.

Sad Sack

Have sex and intimacy become uneasy bedfellows? Undressing modern romance.

Now We Here

Canadian society celebrates diversity, but only when it's convenient. On the country's complicated relationship with blackness.