Posts by Jonathan Kay

Jonathan Kay (@jonkay) is the editor-in-chief of The Walrus.


Trudeau's Task: Managing the Ego of an Agitated President

Such meetings once were all about real, specific issues such as acid rain, softwood lumber, and beef exports. But Donald Trump doesn’t do reality


Canadian Electoral Reform Was Never Going to Happen

Our first-past-the-post system doesn’t need to be fixed


Lessons from a Hateful Weekend

Our spirit of tolerance must be able to withstand the waves of fear generated by terrorism and Islamophobia


A Role Model Leaves the White House

Forget politics. Forget race. Forget partisanship. Barack Obama taught us how to be better human beings

Arts & Culture

Why Is Joseph Boyden’s Indigenous Identity Being Questioned?

Attacking a man’s racial composition is never an entirely benign exercise