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Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

A Larger Role for Unions

Organized labour may be shrinking but the rhetoric is still upbeat

This United League

Will not die, will not perish

Michael LaPointe

Michael LaPointe is a writer and literary journalist in Vancouver. He contributes to the Times Literary Supplement.

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What's Happened to CanLit?

In classrooms today, cultural nationalism seems to be a non-starter May 2013
By the time a Canadian graduates from high school, there is one Canadian poem he or she is likely to know: “In Flanders Fields.” We might mistake McCrae’s poem for the central text of Canadian literature, so unfailingly can our students intone it. If one aim of mandatory schooling is to guarantee basic knowledge of one’s…