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From the archives

The Trust Spiral

Restoring faith in the media

Our Feudal Immigration Policy

Why should an accident of birth determine who benefits from citizenship?

Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party


moonless prairie road

reaches thin


the headlights cast their lens


each scratch, crack

in the black

comes quick


the wheat fields

hold their breath

Elena Johnson’s poetry has been nominated for the CBC Literary Awards and the Alfred G. Bailey Poetry Prize. Her work has been published in journals across Canada, as well as in four anthologies. “Silent for the Dry Season” is from her book, Field Notes for the Alpine Tundra, which was published by Gaspereau spring 2015 and was written and researched while she was writer-in-residence at a remote ecology research station in the Yukon’s Ruby Range.