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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

Susan Walker

Susan Walker is a Toronto arts writer and book editor.

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Saskatchewan Journey

Diane Warren’s upside-down novel is peopled with vivid small-town characters January–February 2016
Dianne Warren is a writer whose narrative technique is so subtle she might be an author without a strong sense of how her fiction works. Or perhaps with Liberty Street, her first novel since the Governor General’s Award–winning Cool Water, the vivid prose came off the tips of her fingers without much conscious…

Stories That Heal

A boy's task is to bury his father warrior-style July–August 2014
In his Harvey Southam lecture at the University of Victoria in 2011, Richard Wagamese made a statement that applies to all of his considerable oeuvre (13 books to date): “Stories are the very foundation of our business here. At the bottom of all human interaction is that one subtextual phrase: tell me a story.” But storytelling is not all there is to literary…