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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

Barbara Yaffe

Barbara Yaffe is a longtime columnist at the Vancouver Sun, writing on national political issues. As a journalist, she has resided in six of the ten provinces, in Vancouver since 1988.

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Bountiful Diversity

A leading Québécois scholar’s appreciative look at Canada’s biggest province July–August 2013
On a rainy spring day back in 1971 my parents and I climbed into our Buick Skylark and headed west, leaving Montreal and heading for Highway 401, to a new life in Toronto. It was a journey made back then by many families, part of the so-called anglo exodus. My parents had grown weary of exploding mailboxes and the longstanding resentment displayed by Quebec’s majority toward those who did not speak…