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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

November 2015

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Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

John Richards

Tales from the Beat

Two memoirs give a glimpse into the lives of women police officers.

Frances Lankin

A Question of Bias

An early attempt to put Canada’s book review culture under a critical lens

Margaret Atwood

Canada the Good

Myth and reality in Canadians’ involvement in African mining

Erin Riley-Oettl

Never to Forget

A new look at the lingering legacy of Newfoundland’s climb to prosperity

Jeffrey F. Collins

“Not a Lawless People”

Re-implementing the silenced legal tradition of the Cree Nation.

Catherine Murton Stoehr

Firearm Follies

A lover of guns offers an honest appraisal of their less savoury aspects.

Ian Weir

Attawapiskat versus Ottawa

How a students’ campaign on an isolated reserve overcame years of official neglect

Christopher Moore

Dip ’n’ Dunk

An award-winning graphic novel celebrates chemical photobooths and their legacy

Kenton Smith

Adolf’s Games

A new look at Canada’s participation in the 1936 Olympics

Naoko Asano

Victims of Geology

Don Gillmor’s unhappy fictional hero rides the boom and bust cycles of the oil patch

Diane Guichon

Decline and Fall of a Tough Guy

Virility and violence are at the centre of Nino Ricci’s new novel.

Norman Snider

Raising Hell

A new look at the history of civil rights advocacy in Canada.

Mark J. Freiman

Language Wars

Is English bound to remain the dominant global tongue?

Stephen Henighan