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The Trust Spiral

Restoring faith in the media

Dear Prudence

A life of exuberance and eccentricity

Who’s Afraid of Alice Munro?

A long-awaited biography gives the facts, but not the mystery, behind this writer’s genius

Back Issues

March 2014

Illustrations by Anthony Tremmaglia Anthony Tremmaglia is an illustrator, artist and educator based in Ottawa. His work has been recognized by Applied Arts Magazine, American Illustration, 3x3 Magazine and the Saatchi gallery. Some of his clients include WIRED, Smart Money, HOW, The Globe and Mail, San Francisco Weekly, Maisonneuve and Ottawa magazine.

The Incrementalist

Stephen Harper is a patient man on a mission: remaking Trudeau’s Canada

Max Nemni

How the NHL Grew Up

From fractious near-insolvency to profitable peace

Mary Ormsby

Has Catholicism Helped?

Taking stock of the church's role in international development

Farouk Shamas Jiwa

Television Wars

Reporting under fire, from Vietnam to CBC headquarters

Rita Leistner

The Lure of Bullion

A new book charts the rollercoaster of gold's fortunes through the ages

Sir Christopher Ondaatje

Arms and the Jew

The sweeping history of a troubled, shifting relationship

David J. Bercuson

Awaken the Neurotic Within

A lively writer suggests we clear all the self-help books off our shelves

Laura Penny

Polar Diplomacy

A recent history of international jockeying over the Far North

Ken Coates

Digging for It

Two new takes on World War Two's most famous breakout

John Lownsbrough

Myth, Metaphor and Politics

Stories challenge the stereotypes of left-wing activists

Joel Deshaye

Bringing the War Home

An IED attack in Afghanistan echoes through small-town Newfoundland

Alexander Hollenberg

A Conservative Lament

Joe Clark charts Canada's shift from foreign aid to foreign trade

Christopher Pennington

Ladies and Liquor

Are we getting more puritanical, or less, about women's drinking?

Jessica Warner

Hybrid Intelligence

Do computers and humans actually think better together?

Michael Harris