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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?

Kayla Penteliuk

Kayla Penteliuk is working on her doctorate at McGill University.

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Kayla Penteliuk

Where There’s Smoke

A fiery debut by Tomas Hachard November 2023
Tomas Hachard’s debut novel, City in Flames, contemplates the power of those “fickle things” called words: “They can transform while travelling from mouth to ear. They can overflow with meaning or remain hollow.” In a near future, a charismatic politician known as P. rises from city council disrupter in Hillside, a thinly disguised version of…


He put a spell on her April 2023
If you embark upon a ghost tour of Old Quebec, you might hear the fabled history of Barbe Hallay, remembered for her unfortunate encounters with witches and demons. Though her possession is mythologized in the dimly lit back alleys of Place Royale, few scholarly publications exist on her life. Who was Barbe Hallay, and why is her story so often recounted by actors in face paint and period…