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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

October 2005

Nick Craine Nick Craine is a musician and illustrator living in Guelph, Ontario. His publishing credits include Dance Me Outside: The Illustrated Screenplay (Black Eye Productions, 1994) and Portrait of a Thousand Punks: Hard Core Logo (House of Anansi, 1997).

A Special Relationship

Geography and geopolitics have crafted an intriguing bond between Canada and Cuba.

Demanding Decency

A Cuban human rights activist critically examines the country's treatment of dissent.

Juan Antonio Blanco

A Sumptuous Cultural Past

Few small countries can boast the creative and artistic heft of Cuba.

Paul Knox

The Political Is Personal

A renowned Canadian activist gives her particular view of the women's movement.

Jamie Cameron

Oil Patch Heresy

An Albertan petro-history helps make the case for a new national energy program.

Patrick Brethour

Caught Between Nature and Modernity

A Newfoundland fisherman's struggle to stay linked to the sea.

Stephanie Hart

A Legend Brought to Life

A tale of the last Irish bard evokes the final days of Gaelic culture.

John Doyle

"Ization" versus "Ism"

Let's define our terms before predicting the end of the world as we know it

Jennifer Welsh

The Saintly Muse

Considering a classic novel and a new biography of "the Blessed Catherine."

The Diplomatic Dance

Three "old hands" at External teach one of the new boys some lessons.

Martin Laflamme

Breaking Away

Tracking the changes in the Britain-Canada relationship through Churchill's visits.

Donald S. Macdonald