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Referendum Trudeau

He campaigned in poetry but governed in prose

Rinkside Reading

What does hockey’s literature say about the sport?

Alarm Bells

Fort McMurray and fires hence

Back Issues

January–February 2006

LRC 100 portraits by Wes Tyrell Wes Tyrell is a caricature artist and humorous illustrator. His works can be seen in a variety of publications, including The Globe and Mail and Maclean’s, as well as at

The LRC 100 (Part One)

Canada's Most Important Books

A.F. Moritz

Irreconcilable Differences

Author and reviewer come at end-of-life issues from entirely different places.

Preston Manning

Whither the Revolution?

A Quebec novel charts a puzzling course from barricades to banality.

Robin Roger

The Fine Line between Predator and Prey

A Newfoundland writer produces a novel that reveals our reptilian reactions.

Val Ross

When Is Equality Not Equality?

Canadian and American women diverge on work and motherhood.

Humanity Behind Bars

A rare document uncovers life in a human zoo for 19th century Inuit.

Warren Cariou

Spying in Lesovia

It took an American scholar to unearth the Gouzenko story.

Wesley Wark

In Defence of Ambiguity

What if economic transparency is not all it is cracked up to be?

Sylvia Ostry

Another Country

A Canadian writer seeks the remnants of a lost empire.

Mark Lovewell

A Family Affair

A son and daughter-in-law produce an intimate portrait of an important writer.

Dick Harrison