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The Melmac Years

My peculiar resin d’être

Maple Branches

Who talks of my nation?

Listening In

What recent populist victories tell us about Canada

Alison Gzowski

Alison Gzowski is an editor at the Globe and Mail and a founding director of the Writers at Woody Point literary festival.

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Right Out of Tosca

The sprawling, multi-generational history of a familythat is a window to the strangeness and richness of Quebec January | February 2019
It has been nearly three-quarters of a century since Hugh MacLennan’s emblematic novel about French-English relations, Two Solitudes, provided Canadians with a metaphor for our dual existence. And since that time, in the field of Canadian literature at least, it feels as though little progress has been made in breaking down the barriers that keep us in our respective linguistic…