Features

Please arrange the following terms in order of preference, starting with the least important: Health Care, Education, the Environment, Homelessness, Logo Placement at Sporting Events. more

Poetry 12 Comments

"It’s a Canadian thing like tourtière or Irving." The quintessential expression of Canadian contrition. more

Prose

From "Come Cold River," a collection of poetry revealing critical insights about her family and Canada. more

Poetry

Michel Huneault's documentary project, Post Tohoku, records the effects of the 2011 earthquake in Japan on collective and individual memory. more

PHOTOGRAPHY

The wind blows. The sun dwindles. The ice waits. more

Short Stories

On the screen, only the image—not the word—can become the world. more

Columns 3 Comments

Fireside Truck Stop, Rancheria, Bear Flats Lodge, Lum 'n Abner's—just a few of the disappearing outposts along the Alaska Highway. more

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Leonard Cohen, a troupe of French-Canadian clowns, a person with an antiquated profession, an unusually tall municipal bureaucrat, Gordie Howe and others coalesce in these randomly generated CanLit premises. more

FICTION

"He had white hair at every angle, a paunch, and he didn’t bathe much. Colleagues joked about the Leonard Condensate, one whiff of which reduced matter into muck." more

FICTION 1 Comments

Alison McCreesh encounters snow in May, a bemused gas station attendant and a dumpster to cook behind on a trip across Canada. more

FACT

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

Dispatches

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