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Postmedia in the gutter

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Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

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Cyril Levitt

Cyril Levitt is a professor and former chair in the Department of Sociology at McMaster University and a psychoanalyst in private practice in Toronto.

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Cyril Levitt

The Law-Abiding Rabble Rouser

Alan Borovoy has changed the way Canadians think about civil rights. April 2014
Alan Borovoy grew up on Toronto’s Grace Street in the late 1930s and ’40s. He was, in his own opinion, an excellent Al Jolson imitator and, later, a translator of Elvis Presley’s songs—into Yiddish (well, one song—Love Me Tender). Not poverty stricken, he saw the poverty and material hardship nearby. He lived with his parents and extended…