2011.09

September 2011


Goin’ Down the Road

Goin’ Down the Road

In which the writer recalls a lifetime of Trans-Canada road trips, first with her parents, then with her family, and, with her nest now empty, alone with her husband. Is this the end of something or the beginning?
Life After Death
Thirty years after HIV/AIDS was first identified — after it decimated gay communities across the country — a new generation comes of age in its long shadow
Blinded by Science
Modern-day hucksters are cashing in on vulnerable patients
Aid for Aides
A Carleton program will certify political aides, the fall guys behind our elected officials
Giving Offence
Gavin McInnes co-founded Vice magazine. As it got big, he got ousted
The Upside of Tragedy
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I Understood Our Time Was Running Out
For Julie
The Money Tree
Climate change provides a tree planter with the business opportunity of a lifetime
Spellbound
La nouvelle orthographe is supposed to improve language — to the chagrin of some French speakers
Dead White Guys
European classics still dominate Canadian theatres
The Jihadi Hunter
Provocateur Tarek Fatah wants Canadian Muslims to embrace progressive, secular values. His fans think he’s a hero; his critics think he’s exploiting anti-Islamic sentiment
Letters
Fit to Be Tied; Other Authorities; Sized Up; Ice Cold; and Correction
Editor’s Note
Is it time for a slow news movement?
Lessons Learned
A decent proposal
Rude Awakening
Steven Shearer provokes at the Venice Biennale
A People’s History
On an iconic Toronto street, the past lives in the details
Bluegrass
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