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The Path of Poetic Resistance

To disarm Canada and its canon

Are Interests Really Value-Free?

A salvo from the “realist” school of Canadian foreign relations

Going It Alone

The marvellous, single-minded, doggedly strange passion of citizen scientists

Back Issues

May 2016

Caitlyn Murphy Caitlyn Murphy lives and works in Toronto. She is the recipient of the OCAD Project 31 Illustration award, and has been featured twice in CMYK Magazine’s Top 100 New Creatives issues. Her work has been published by Chronicle Books and exhibited in galleries across Toronto. In 2014, she was selected to design a Polaris Music Prize poster.

The Good War?

What Canada’s mission in Afghanistan teaches us for the next time

Jonathan Montpetit

A Fine Balance

A museum expert likes what he sees at The Forks

Victor Rabinovitch

Latin Graces

The history of a Canadian academic fiefdom is finally told

Mark Lovewell

The Learned Society

Why there is no substitute for a liberal education.

Patrick Keeney


A critic’s take on the sharing economy

Rohinton Medhora

Brain Surgery

Detailing a vital way station for the neurosciences

Michael Bliss

Great Places, Everyone

The future is fine at the intersection of neuroscience and urban design.

Evan Castel

The Still Unknown Country

A natural-born explorer tackles the Again River

John Baglow

Continental Divide

Analyzing the many strains of Canadian economic nationalism.

Dimitry Anastakis

On Mahogany and Blacktop

To love freely and to freely be in 1959 Nova Scotia.

Jamie Zeppa

Gender Neutral

Shining light where the sun don’t shine.

Kamal Al-Solaylee

Turn It Up

Campus radio still has much to offer in an age of ubiquity

Michael Stevens

Caine and Able

A director’s director gets his close-up.

Seth Feldman

The Fix Is In

Exploring the role of gerrymandering in Canadian political history

Charles Paul Hoffman

Privacy Lost

Understanding the implications of the new surveillance state.

Murtaza Hussain