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Paper Rout

Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

Back Issues

July–August 2005

Tom Pokinko Tom Pokinko is a graphic artist based in Montreal. His work has appeared in The Progressive, Clamor and Fine Books & Collections (formerly OP Magazine), as well as with the United Nations Association in Canada. His online portfolio can be seen at <>.

The World in Canada

Multiculturalism needs to have an impact on our foreign policies as much as on our domestic ones.

Alidad Mafinezam

Duelling Pension Manifestos

Should workers have a say in where their money goes?

Keith Ambachtsheer

Don't Blink

A environmentalist says conscription is the right prescription for survival.

Kathryn O'Hara

A Full and Sympathetic Accounting

A new biography draws out the Shakespearean dimensions of a politician's life and death.

Jonathan Manthorpe

Found in Translation

The multicultural theatre experience helps define Canadian-ness.

Jovanni Sy

Artistic Liberty and Historical Distortion

Toronto in the 1930s makes for a good—but slightly inaccurate—read.

Cyril Levitt

A Sextet of Trios

Playing with the sonata form in short-story writing.

Allan Weiss

The Real George W.

A Canadian academic sees effective leadership behind the caricature.

Marcus Gee

What Makes Us Sick?

A new history reveals how culture shapes medical science.

Ray Conlogue

Maddened Zealotry

A St. John's journalist applauds a book that sheds more light than heat on the annual Newfoundland seal hunt.

Ray Guy

Harder Than It Looks

Three Canadian authors try their hand at crafting political thrillers.

Mark Lovewell

The Builder of Rome

Military might and shrewd diplomacy created an empire with immense staying power.

James Allan Evans