Features

"'Goin’ to university' was a cover or alibi, rather than a statement of fact, providing the indolent and the imaginative with richer lives than simply having a job." more »

Dispatches

the historian who writes potboiler novels replete w/ racial stereotypes / the wildlife biologist who chases bears from the staff parking lot more »

POETRY

Stephen Osborne is entranced by a pair of eccentric, high profile students while on a university tour in 1964. more »

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How did the 99 B-Line bus route come to be the locus of the most heartless transit rides in Greater Vancouver? more »

Dispatches

Jimmy McKay brought our mom seven seagull eggs. To this day I wonder how he could have known they were about to hatch. more »

FACT

"The North does not try to explain itself, but people are always trying to explain The North." more »

POETRY

Donald Creighton was a bigot and a curmudgeon, a cranky Tory with a chip on his shoulder. He was also the country’s leading historian, who changed the way that Canadians told their own story. more »

Columns

A collection of Jerome Stueart's Greyhound sketches, including one Vitruvian bus driver. more »

Dispatches

It is not uncommon for there to be periods of agitation shortly before death. People often try to rise from their beds as if they have to get somewhere. more »

FACT

Possum-style or straight up dirty. more »

Dispatches

"My daughter has fallen in love with a professional hockey player. He refers to her as his puck bunny, which I have decided to find cute." more »

FICTION

So much of how life feels lies in the phrasing. more »

FACT

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