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Paper Rout

Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

J.B. MacKinnon

J.B. MacKinnon’s latest book, The Once and Future World: Nature As It Is, As It Was, As It Could Be, will be published in September by Random House. He is a past winner of the Charles Taylor Award for Literary Non-fiction and nearly a dozen National Magazine Awards.

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J.B. MacKinnon

Crusader of the Woodlands

It took a Czech botanist to spotlight Canada’s old-growth forests June 2013
Canadians live closer to wild nature than almost any people on Earth, and yet the way we think about the natural world remains largely unexplored terrain. In high school we learn that our country’s history amounts to survival in a rugged land, with “human against nature” as a kind of motto. Meanwhile, ask even the most avid outdoorsperson or environmentalist whose thoughts on nature inspire…