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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 2016

Karen Hibbard Karen Hibbard is a freelance illustrator with experience in print, multimedia, film and animation. She draws on a 25-year career as a visual artist and an MFA from Concordia University. She teaches at the University of Victoria.

Beneath the Surface

Diving into our obsession with dolphins.

Andrew Westoll

A Strangely Obtuse Country

A diary of a public culture maker

Charlotte Gray

Green Enigma

Trying to make sense of current prospects for the environment.

Andrew Heintzman

Generation A

How disenchanted Arab youth are fuelling a regional transformation

Rouba Al-Fattal

Delicate Places

Rewriting development aims to take account of the risks of fragility.

Elissa Golberg


Placing the Ford mayoralty in long-term perspective.

Michael Booth

Hungry and Angry

Body size is the theme of Mona Awad’s powerful first novel

Brett Josef Grubisic

Sex, Death and Tourism

Two narrators tell intersecting stories in Farzana Doctor’s novel.

Rashi Khilnani

Cruelty at Mealtime

Exploring the realities of factory farming for Canadians.

Don LePan

Dramatis Personae

The players in our historical drama

Mark Starowicz

Due South

Are Canada’s constitutional values becoming more American?

Emmett Macfarlane

Queen's Park Dad

A former Ontario premier looks back at his years in office.

Steve Paikin

Unfinished Business

A British Columbia writer exorcises ghosts from her family’s past

Stephen Reid