winnipeg—We live in Wolseley, a granola-belt neighbourhood. We are surrounded by tree huggers. We’ve got standards to uphold, pacifist Mennonite standards. So, for the teenage boys in our family, when …Read More
How international corporations are exploiting our nation’s positive image with little more than a postal boxRead More
As a classical violinist I have learned,
over many years, that great music performances are
more than a matter of physics and technique.
Illustration by Courtney Wotherspoon books by tom wolfe discussed in this essay: I Am Charlotte Simmons HarperCollins (2004) 676 pp., $37.95 Hooking Up Farrar, Straus & Giroux (2000) 293 pp., …Read More
Meet “John Holloway,” former clown, trucker, drug addict, high-paid crime fighter,
serious adrenalin junkie, and—for now—retired undercover agent
As The Newsroom enters its final season (again), Ken Finkleman faces his last temptation: being niceRead More
Who needs cod? Newfoundlanders troll the seas for treasures of a different kind.Read More
If the music industry can profit from a sneaky, hidden, ridiculous tax, why can’t publishers
profit from a tax on paper?
Italian artist Carol Rama, now 86, has been controversial since 1945Read More
On a US base in Jordan, Canadian cops are training new Iraqi police officers for an impossible assignmentRead More