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The Trust Spiral

Restoring faith in the media

Dear Prudence

A life of exuberance and eccentricity

Who’s Afraid of Alice Munro?

A long-awaited biography gives the facts, but not the mystery, behind this writer’s genius

Results: patricia treble

A Little Sincerity

A note from the editor-in-chief

...Sinaee, an accomplished poet and writer, and our copy editor, the formidable Patricia Treble, formerly head of research at Maclean’s (and, in her other life, an in-demand authority on the...


...Tostevin Sarah E. Tracy Kim Trainor M. Travis Lane Florence Treadwell Patricia Treble Larry Tremblay Yves Tremblay Phil Triadafilopoulos Triadafilos Triadafilopoulos Thomas Trofimuk Sara Truuvert Phoebe Tsang Carolyn H. Tuohy...

Continental Shifts

The many lives of Mario Vargas Llosa

...he scandalized them again by leaving Julia for his teenage cousin Patricia. In spite of his infidelities, his marriage to Patricia anchored his life. During his Nobel Prize speech in...

The Winter Queen

Reimagining a dramatic reign

Royalty sells. Throw a dart at the entertainment industry and it will hit a royal tale in production. Our obsession with all things purple-tinged is so voracious that creators are...

An Uncertain Royal Path

Three Windsor women and the future of the monarchy

Virtually all Canadians have known no other monarch than Queen Elizabeth II. Yet when the young, glamorous royal came to the throne in 1952, it seemed a fusty relic in...

Curtain Call

Images that have shaped the Canadian stage

...her as an experimenter. Patricia Flood, her assistant at Stratford and a reputable scholar of design, writes in Susan Benson that her varied techniques result in evocative costume sketches “with...

I Was a Teenage Mystic!

The “confessional snare” and Québécois women’s writing

...2009, much has been written about this episode, which encapsulates her inability to shake the hypersexualized image of herself she created in her work. As Patricia Smart notes in Writing...

Joy in Battle

An activist’s voice soars, from the blockade to the boardroom supposed to sing. Ah, said the music director, widening and then swiftly narrowing her eyes, that would be the bottom note in the treble clef. Later, when she started...

Green Guides

Two books to help your garden grow

...and locally. Gwendoline Le Cunff The book’s authors are three sisters from Montreal — the market gardener Stéphanie Wang, the family historian and musician Patricia Ho‑Yi Wang, and the nutritionist...