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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Jake MacDonald

Jake MacDonald is the author of ten books of both fiction and non-fiction. His backwoods memoir, Houseboat Chronicles: Notes from a Life in Shield Country (McClelland and Stewart, 2004), won three awards, including the Writers’ Trust prize for non-fiction.

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The Pelt Belt

How beavers helped build a nation January–February 2016
The denizens of Europe and North America have increasingly moved into cities. In Canada, the vast majority of citizens live along the American border. Driving from town to city by automobile, we are surrounded by an ocean of darkness. And as the world of nature fades into our collective rearview mirror, nostalgic books about wild places and wild animals have sprung up to remind us of the world we are leaving…