• A therapist speaking to a couch with spikes on it. Who Gets to Be Mentally Ill? - Today, people talk about seeing a therapist like they’re going to the dentist. But our compassion around mental health still excludes the people who need it most by K. J. Aiello

  • Poet Billy-Ray Belcourt in front of an orange background Autofiction - Have I always been in the world? / No, I’ve been autumn in the middle of August. by Billy-Ray Belcourt
  • Why the Future Is Analog - During the pandemic, our digital lives hollowed us out. Getting back in touch with reality could make us whole again by David Sax



Events

Do you know a teen who dreams of being a writer?

The 2023 Amazon Canada First Novel Award is currently seeking submissions for the youth short story category. The prize is $5000. The deadline to submit is February 5, 2023.

The Walrus' December 2022 cover featuring an animation of indoor air flow with the cover story The Air We Share

Inside the December 2022 issue of The Walrus

COVID-19 Brings the Importance of Indoor Air Quality to the Forefront, The Rings of Power Has a Troll Problem, Going to Afghanistan, and more.


COVID-19 Brings the Importance of Indoor Air Quality to the Forefront


The Rings of Power Has a Troll Problem


Finding a Father on Facebook Marketplace


Going to Afghanistan

Podcasts

Our host Sophie Heringa speaks to Alisha Arora, who is in the process of pioneering an A.I. program that detects suicidal ideation on social media with M.I.T. Arora shares the story of the events that led her to such an idea.


André Picard, is a health reporter and author who started us off on this audio journey, with his talk on the epidemic of loneliness, so it only felt appropriate to hand the mic back for the final episode of season 3, because this has been quite a time to be a health reporter, and Picard is one of this country’s best.

In our first-ever documentary “Submerged”, we hear the different ways Indigenous communities bear the brunt of mega hydroelectric projects. What happens when land is flooded, waterways diverted, and dangerous neurotoxins like methylmercury are released?



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Poetry
  • Poet Billy-Ray Belcourt in front of an orange background Autofiction - Have I always been in the world? / No, I’ve been autumn in the middle of August. by Billy-Ray Belcourt

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Fiction
  • A soldier leans against a tree while a helicopter flies in the distance Going to Afghanistan - Leadership had already noticed the change in morale since the official announcement. This was the new Canadian military by Benjamin Hertwig

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