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Montreal was once the “City of a Thousand Steeples.” Today it’s the city of a thousand church bazaars open on Saturdays to keep the cash flow up. more »

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For me, the jacket is a piece of menswear history that I can actually put on, and a link to the tragicomic tale of an underachiever with a famous name. more »

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Espadrille, paduka, chopine—Eve Corbel illustrates a guide for readers on some of the fanciest footwear found in literature. more »

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"We got into Zellers through jewellery, purses and umbrellas, stockings and underwear and into brassieres, where our momentum deserted us. Now we were both in unfamiliar territory." more »

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

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Possum-style or straight up dirty. more »

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Michal Kozlowski reports on the state of publishing: s'mores, Titantic metaphors, Celtic jigs, steak canapés and mechanical bull riding. more »

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Stephen Osborne says goodbye to Stephen Harper. more »

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A man with a chainsaw boarded the number 7 bus at about 7:45 a.m., when I was on my way to work in downtown Ottawa. more »

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“Thank Christ,” says Dieter when I finally wake up. “I thought you were dead.” more »

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"My father began his shopping spree in the fashion department. He ordered jackets, sweaters, shirts, trousers and shoes. In his new wardrobe he looks like a mummy that has been dressed up for a big night of trick-or-treating." more »

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"The tour guide said: every hour you spend down in the mine adds three minutes to your life." Michal Kozlowski reports from 300 feet below ground. more »

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During World War II my grandmother ran contraband, hunted pigeons. more »

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Roni Simunovic catalogues types of literary festival attendees: the jaded art student, the CanLit socialite, the overworked publisher and more. more »

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"Could I forget: the look that tells me you want me"—Vincent Pagé creates Google autocomplete poetry. more »

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Eve Corbel on marriage and what comes after the wedding: the monster mortgage, the dreary housework, the contemptuous in-laws and more. more »

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The zine scene—comics, wrestling, skateboarding and music. more »

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"I glanced at Jack, his tattooed arms, his gloved hands resting on the wheels of his manual chair. If only I could get my arms back. I could live with anything else." more »

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Lindsay Diehl encounters choppy waves, a beautiful man in a hot tub and a pendant shaped like a curved tongue on a trip to Hawaii. more »

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