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Notes from the Governor General’s Literary Awards. Read more

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Han Fusen navigates multiculturalism and kookoo sabzi from inside a Persian grocery store. Read more

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Jill Mandrake on the surprising effect of peanut brittle. Read more

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What was a lone hen doing in the yard, a few feet from a busy city street? Read more

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In Peterborough, Pastor Billy cures arthritis, back pain, bone spurs, lymphoma, stage four liver cancer, sleep apnea and atrial fibrillation Read more

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From morning to night, there's always someone coming in for smokes and a chat. Read more

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The secret heart of Albania is imbued with compassion and a desire to help those in need Read more

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Veronique Darwin revisits her childhood journal, from hearing ghosts in kindergarten to staring at hotties in grade seven. Read more

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The facts (and fictions) surrounding the tale of Quebec's most famous murderess, La Corriveau. Read more

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My great-grandfather exists now only in memory, unacknowledged even by his tombstone Read more

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He said he just wanted towels. There was no reason to be afraid. Read more

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A poem about a postal code. Read more

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Joe Bongiorno goes in search of enlightenment and finds the Shī Fu. Read more

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It is a Sunday in August. We drive from London, Ontario, to the Pinery Provincial Park in a new green 1964 Mercury Comet. Read more

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We got paid once a week in cash - it made you feel special the first few times. Read more

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Rice, tea and a trillion dollars of spirit money. Read more

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Personal narratives by Indigenous and settler contributors describing significant first contacts that brought new insights. Read more

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Very quietly, very slowly, happiness can take over a person's life Read more

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Who knew my dad's old pen was a famous Parker 51 Vacumatic? Read more

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Leaving Thunder Bay isn't one of the things that gets easier with practice Read more

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