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The Trust Spiral

Restoring faith in the media

Who’s Afraid of Alice Munro?

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

Whatever the Cost May Be

Preparing for the fight of our life

Back Issues

March 2015

Cover art and pictures throughout the issue by Derrick Chow Derrick Chow is an illustrator and comic artist, whose work has appeared in This Magazine, the Toronto Star and Briarpatch Magazine. He lives in Toronto, where he is active in the local arts scene.

Rinkside Reading

What does hockey’s literature say about the sport?

Naoko Asano

Time to Make Ourselves Useful

An open letter on foreign policy to the 2015 federal election winner

Roland Paris

Brave New Cures

Genetic testing's expansion of medical horizons

Esther M. Verheyen

Failing Better

A poet's messy second chance at fatherhood

Joel Yanofsky

Celluloid Cities

The downtown visions of filmmakers from Arcand and Egoyan to Shum

Noreen Golfman

Classical Canada

The ancient roots of self-government here and down under

Mark Lovewell

Larger Than Life

A more positive view of the man who brought us "Vive le Québec libre!"

Daniel Stoffman

Travelling with an Open Mind

This new book meets the North on its own terms

Dave Secord

Parallel Lives

A fictional Canadian painter in post-war London takes her inspiration from Pierre Bonnard

Hilary Turner

Sentimental Education

A broken-hearted hero searches for a moral compass

Michael Posner

Of People, Pride and Potatoes

How international development has helped—and hurt—Andean farming villages

Arno Kopecky

Ghosts of the Machine

A nostalgic guide to the internet's industrial foundations

Chad Kohalyk

Big Man on the Hill

The "happy warrior" whose legislative legacy shaped modern Canada

John Baglow

Faith Across Border

Just a hundred kilometres apart, Buffalo and Hamilton evangelicals show intriguing political differences

Jonathan Malloy