When bodies are used as brushes, writes Mica Lemiski, it’s better to be the artist than the muse.
Pop culture’s obsession with twins offers Laura Wright insight into how strangers see her relationship with her sister.
Erin Flegg explores how a new women’s library in Vancouver became a battleground in the fight to define feminism.
Canada’s privacy laws weren’t designed for our digital age—and government agencies have been tracking our data with little oversight.
International students are a huge boon to the economy, but as Carine Abouseif writes, bureaucracy and social isolation can make it tough for them to set down roots in Canadian soil.
Reflecting on the last time we took comfort in ecstatic nationalism.
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.
Tamara MacNeil on the history of blood, guts and the doctor’s white coat.
Alan Randolph Jones on Cinéma L’Amour, Canada’s last grand porn theatre.
The neglected history of Chinese-Canadian farmers in Vancouver.
As Brad Dunne explores, there are three ways to become a Newfoundlander: by birth, by residence or by initiation.
Historically, Italians were called ignorant, subversive and prone to violence. While the groups of immigrants coming to Canada have changed, prejudices towards them have not.
What does it take to puncture cycling’s insular bro culture? Andrea Bennett speaks with the women mechanics inciting change in her community.
Importing wine into Ontario is a bureaucratic nightmare. Bill Reynolds profiles the husband-and-wife team who went from slinging records to pouring Rieslings.
Brad Badelt reports on neon’s second coming in Vancouver.
Cian Cruise on the Ugandan director making blockbusters for pennies.
Shane Neilson always thought that bipolar disorder had permanently distorted his facial expressions. But the truth ran much deeper.
Kate Sloan on how a call for scientific conclusions about female ejaculation is drowning in a wave of pleasure.
Life of Agony was about to hit it big when their lead singer walked. How Mina Caputo found her way back to the band and became an advocate for transgender rights.
With Canada entering the Golden Age of Death, green burial options are going mainstream.
An ache in the gonads is just an ache in the gonads, right?
More and more women are hitting the weight room and revelling in the power they discover at the squat rack.
Is Girls solving a problem of representation, or spoon-feeding its target audience?
The field of gender studies was created by women for women, but now, men are carving out a place for themselves in the field. Not everyone is embracing the change.
Why is a younger generation flocking to an old hobby?
There is pure pleasure in sound free of meaning.
The moral debate over gambling in small-town Ontario.
A growing number of indigenous people in Canada are experimenting with traditional diets, and the trend is about more than just health.
Have sex and intimacy become uneasy bedfellows? Undressing modern romance.
Remembering Stephen Leacock, Canada's master ironist, one hundred years after the release of Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich.
When the fun is over and the fans go home, someone has to pick up the trash.
Twenty years after Kurt Cobain's suicide, the author tries to walk in an icon's shoes.
If frat bros were fascists, they might have invented the quenelle, an inverted Nazi salute that's gone viral among disaffected French youth.
With government cuts looming, Parks Canada needs cash. Are the guardians of our unspoiled wilderness selling out?