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The Trust Spiral

Restoring faith in the media

Dear Prudence

A life of exuberance and eccentricity

Who’s Afraid of Alice Munro?

A long-awaited biography gives the facts, but not the mystery, behind this writer’s genius

Peter William Twist

Peter William Twist is a historical consultant for museums, films and television specializing in material culture.

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Peter William Twist

Sea to Sea Power

The centuries of naval struggle that shaped Canada's development January–February 2015
When compared with the history of the Canadian army, it is unlikely that many of us have given much thought to the equally long past of Canada’s navy. How was the evolution of this branch of Canada’s military different from the other branches, and how did this evolution affect the development of Canada’s coasts? Although ostensibly a history of the main naval establishments on the country’s east and west…