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Untying the Knot

A new book untangles historical confusion and contemporary anxieties about marriage

Thou Art Anxious

Decisions, decisions

Keep in Touch

Why digital connections can’t sustain health, happiness or politics

Back Issues

March 2017

Jay Dart Jay Dart is a drawist who exhibits his art far and wide. He is also an illustrator and designer whose list of clients includes Yen magazine (Australia), Max Joseph magazine (Germany), The Globe and Mail, Maisonneuve, NOW magazine, Leo Burnett and Donovan Woods. At the National Magazine Awards in 2016, he won a gold for editorial illustration. Visit

Critical Un-favourite

The irascible, brilliant, greatly underrated John Metcalf, and how we talk about CanLit

Andy Lamey

The Grandest Wager

Is Trump betting on Russia to help contain China?

Gordon Chang

What We Don’t Know

A modest proposal for fixing Canada’s data deficit

Alan Broadbent


A walking tour straddles Toronto’s urban-suburban divide

Colin Ellard

Party of One

Solitude and the modern mind

Bronwyn Drainie

How to Be a Feminist

Searching for the soul of a movement

Naheed Mustafa


In her anti-confessional new novel, Rachel Cusk uncovers in others what it feels like to be human

Kate Taylor

Lines of Flight

Finding the tracks of Canada’s missing black history

Donna Bailey Nurse

The Eye of One Beholder

What happens to us when we encounter beauty?

Fraser Sutherland

End Reefer Madness

What Canadians really want from the new marijuana laws

James McIntosh