Richard Poplak ( is the author of The Sheikh’s Batmobile; Ja, No, Man; Kenk: A Graphic Portrait; and Braking Bad: Chasing Lance Armstrong and the Cancer of Corruption, an ebook.


Dr. Shock

How an apartheid-era psychiatrist went from torturing gay soldiers in South Africa to sexually abusing patients in Alberta


Seeing Red

No other sport reveals a country’s soul as well as soccer does (yeah, we said it, Don Cherry). So what does our neglect of the beautiful game say about us? A patriot explains why it should be Canada’s national sport