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Our Violent National Game

The great hockey debate continues

Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

Sophie McCall

Sophie McCall is a professor in the English Department at Simon Fraser University. She is working on a new edition of Anahareo’s Devil in Deerskins, to be published by the University of Manitoba Press.

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Sophie McCall


Rethinking the expulsion of indigenous peoples from Canada’s parks July–August 2015
As soon as one starts thinking about the history and purpose of national parks, so many questions loom. Can activities such as hunting, trapping and fishing coexist comfortably with camping, hiking, tourism, conservation and educational programs? Who are national parks for? Today most Canadians would consider as indisputable the necessity and value of the national park…

Grey Owl's Wife

A new biography brings this fiercely free spirit to the fore July–August 2013
Although the name of Grey Owl is still well known, the name of Anahareo, his Algonquian/Mohawk wife who played a key role in his transformation from trapper to spokesperson for the wilderness, is not. Popular fascination with Grey Owl’s strange tale of inventing an aboriginal identity for himself, even though he was born and raised in…