The March 2013 Issue

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Rachel Giese investigates the mainstreaming of mental illness; Sasha Chapman studies Canada’s role in the worldwide collapse of honeybee colonies; Nobel laureate Mark Jaccard explains why he found himself blocking a coal train; Sarah Selecky takes Lainey Lui’s master class on celebrity culture; fiction by Zoey Leigh Peterson…

Feature

The Accidental Activist

How an energy economist and former government adviser found himself blocking a coal train

Feature

The New Normal

Canada’s largest mental health facility is undergoing a multimillion-dollar facelift that reflects a greater cultural shift, the mainstreaming of mental illness

Justice

Insecurity Complex

Omar Khadr and the legacy of Guantánamo Bay

Environment

New Waves

As Japan’s tsunami debris washes up on the BC coast, beachcombers consider the meaning of the refuse

Fiction

How Long and What a Marvel

The children leaned forward and watched with narrowed eyes, because they could feel themselves becoming part of a story

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