From the Montreal-based writer's first novel, out this month.
Remembering a visit to a Spanish village with a hate-fuelled moniker.
Twenty years after Kurt Cobain's suicide, the author tries to walk in an icon's shoes.
Canadian cities are expanding, but their municipal powers haven't caught up. Why our city halls can feel like a parody of parochialism.
The man behind Montreal's the Unicorns and Clues talks about his new solo album.
If frat bros were fascists, they might have invented the quenelle, an inverted Nazi salute that's gone viral among disaffected French youth.
When the fun is over and the fans go home, someone has to pick up the trash.
Remembering Stephen Leacock, Canada's master ironist, one hundred years after the release of Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich.
The moral debate over gambling in small-town Ontario.
A power line could bring clean energy from Quebec into American homes, but at what cost? A report from the heart of New Hampshire's anti-hydro rebellion.
When World War II threatened a remote chain of islands off the Alaskan coast, the indigenous Aleut people were displaced from their homes.
The poetry of a land left behind.
Part one of two.
Originally published in la revue Moebius (No. 137, Mai 2013). Reprinted with permission. Translation by Melissa Bull.
On the found poetry of Mary Dalton's Hooking.
Denis Villeneuve’s Enemy, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, explores the radical instability of post-modernist urban life.
Spring Reads: Polyamorous Love Song, Smoke River, Failure to Thrive, The Ever After of Ashwin Rao and Complicity.
With government cuts looming, Parks Canada needs cash. Are the guardians of our unspoiled wilderness selling out?
New releases from Tokyo Police Club, the Hidden Cameras, the Pack A.D., Kelis, Kevin Drew, Each Other, Sam Roberts Band, St. Vincent and Pkew Pkew Pkew
The role of the body in Christian worship has historically inhabited an ambiguous space between sacred and sinful.
Review: Untitled Feminist Show
From the collection Malgré tout on rit à Saint-Henri (Le Quartanier). Translation by Melissa Bull.
Cryptozoologists head into the forest looking for something bigger than themselves.
Witnessing mob violence in Tanzania.
When the Parisian leans against me on the bleachers, I feel like I am winning by 250 points.
Men hugely outnumber women in the kitchens of high-end restaurants and the imbalance is a recipe for abuse.
The three of us took the show on the road, with me as the ringleader, and the bobcat would do tricks.
The gold rush is long gone, but a new generation of artists is stoking the myth of the Yukon.
Vancouver’s Insite is an unqualified success. So why is it still the only supervised- injection clinic in North America?
Hilton Als, Tiqqun and the lost children of consumerism.
Syrian refugees are straining Lebanon's overburdened infrastructure. Without increased international aid, the country faces more than a humanitarian crisis.
The Montreal poet discusses ritual, belief, loss and his new book.
An interview with the poet and author about his new novel Sebastiano's Vine.
When he is doing the job correctly it is almost as if he is doing nothing.
The second-place winner of the 2013 Quebec Writing Competition.
The first-place story from the 2013 Quebec Writing Competition.
An alternate cultural history.