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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

Brooke Jeffrey

Brooke Jeffrey authored Road to Redemption: The Liberal Party of Canada 2006–19. She teaches political science at Concordia University.

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Mr. Rolodex

Tom d’Aquino looks back October 2023
Few members of Canada’s political, economic, and cultural elite have not crossed paths with Tom d’Aquino over the past four decades. This is a man who simply knows everyone, as his easily readable memoir demonstrates. From the predictable titans of industry and power brokers of Bay Street to the less anticipated — Preston and Ernest…

Party Girls

Any given campaign September 2022
In September 2021, Iceland almost became the first European country to elect a majority female parliament, having already chosen its first female prime minister in 2009. But with 48 percent of its lawmakers female, Iceland remains the exception rather than the rule. Despite specific affirmative action measures promoted by the European Union, there are still more men than women in the legislatures of all member…