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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Ryan McNutt

Ryan McNutt is a freelance music writer based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His work has appeared in The Walrus, Maisonneuve, Canadian Notes & Queries, and Exclaim!

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Ours, Not Theirs

The nationalism that a bluesy bar band from eastern Ontario built March 2018
Most rock concerts, even farewell ones, don’t become a coast-to-coast event to which an estimated 12 million people tune in. But the Tragically Hip, over the course of a 32-year career, have been elevated to rarefied air among Canadian artists: not just a beloved band or a point of national pride, but a shorthand for explaining “who we are” in musical…