• Collage of RCMP imagery within the outline of the map of Canada. The Dark Side of the RCMP - The mystique that has helped cement the RCMP as a national symbol is also what renders it particularly, stubbornly difficult to reform by Jane Gerster


Inside the December 2021 issue of The Walrus

The problem with neighbourhood Facebook groups, the enduring mystery of how homing pigeons find their way, and a look at virtual medicine: Are we getting adequate care? PLUS: Why Zoom trials offer a compassionate alternative for survivors of sexual assault.


Canada has a lot of work to do to improve relationships with Indigenous communities. But how will we get there as a country? According to Roberta Jamieson, the solution goes beyond charity. It requires philanthropy based on Indigenous reciprocity.

Katharine Hayhoe’s new book, Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World, is a practical and compassionate guide for talking about climate change across differences.

It’s being called the “cyber pandemic.” With a rapid increase in online activity, cybersecurity has become more important than ever. How have fraud practices evolved?


  • Myth by Terese Mason Pierre
  • Soil by Bertrand Bickersteth


  • Illustration of a wave crashing against people on a subway platform. Seahorse - Mr. Simbatye’s body had not yet begun to wither, but she opened the window in case his soul required an avenue of escape. Also because of the smell by Alix Ohlin