The moral debate over gambling in small-town Ontario.
The life expectancy in Canada's newest territory is a decade lower than the rest of the country, and those most essential to providing front-line health care are in short supply.
The poetry of a land left behind.
A growing number of indigenous people in Canada are experimenting with traditional diets, and the trend is about more than just health.
Gold winner in the Photoessay and Photojournalism category at the National Magazine Awards 2014.
Have sex and intimacy become uneasy bedfellows? Undressing modern romance.
When World War II threatened a remote chain of islands off the Alaskan coast, the indigenous Aleut people were displaced from their homes.
Canadian society celebrates diversity, but only when it's convenient. On the country's complicated relationship with blackness.
I would take that quarter-mile jag and own it, spectrally.
An excerpt from The Orange Trees of Baghdad.
The first-place story from Maisonneuve's 2014 Genre Fiction Contest. This year's theme was mystery.
One of two second-place winners in Maisonneuve's annual Genre Fiction contest. This year's theme was mystery.
One of two second-place stories in Maisonneuve's annual Genre Fiction contest. This year's theme was mystery.
I’d just moved, and newcomer logic dictates that you never say no to anything.
The author on the Russian train ride that inspired his new non-fiction book Where the Bears Roam the Streets.
Part one of two.
The contradiction of innovation.
After years of burying her Trinidadian accent, the author reawakens to the richness of her native tongue.
The Montreal writer Carol Dunlop and the Argentinian novelist Julio Cortázar carried out one of the greatest literary love affairs of the twentieth century. But their romance was shadowed by tragedy.
Canadian dairy is one of the most formidable forces in Ottawa. How did our lactose overlords get so powerful?
O the great migration of time in money!—Arkadii Dragomoshchenko.
Translation by Donald Winkler.
Stephen Harper’s A Great Game chronicled the birth of professional hockey with fanboy enthusiasm. But a closer look reveals a between-the-lines defence of the PM’s policies.
Summer Reads: What I Want to Tell Goes Like This, World of Paper, Burning Daylight and Democracy in Decline.
Summer releases from Owen Pallett, Chromeo, Fucked Up, Reuben and the Dark, The Black Keys, tUnE-yArDs, White Lung and Babe Rainbow.
Playing Quebec's VLTs feels casual. That’s a big part of the reason people pour their paychecks into them.
Actors turn the human instinct for performance into art. Ingrid Veninger’s The Animal Project explores this unique psychology.
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.
Remembering Stephen Leacock, Canada's master ironist, one hundred years after the release of Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich.
A review of this year's Glasgow International Art Festival.
On the creation of Equinox, DC Comics' first Cree superhero.
When the fun is over and the fans go home, someone has to pick up the trash.
The author of City of Bohane talks Ireland, Montreal and terrain vague.
Amid deadly attacks, Pakistan's Hazara community is closing in on itself.
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.