Nov 27 2014
| By Emma Morgan-Thorp |
Are Canadian writers defined by their Canadianness? What does the genre of CanLit even defined as any more? Who should you read? Eliza Robertson answers all these and more!
Nov 20 2014
| By Michelle Reid |
Access to abortion is a right in Canada. While we do have an active anti-abortion minority in Canada, pro-choice people are also guilty of silencing women's choices at times. Why?
Nov 13 2014
| By Tiana Reid |
Dionne Brand's new novel 'Love Enough' does not disappoint. The constantly moving city is the backdrop to the characters that swirl all around in various incantations of love. What can love endure?
Nov 6 2014
| By Justin Podur |
What happens when a detective novel moves beyond the regular narrative of police and criminal and the law, and looks at the political context? You get 'The Demands of the Dead'.
Oct 30 2014
| By Nathaniel G. Moore |
Canadian poetry and activism mix? You bet! 'From the Poplars' puts a spotlight on B.C. history and the Qayqayt First Nation in this call to arms for environmental consciousness.
Oct 23 2014
| By Geoff Martin |
The production and consumption of news is a fundamental liberal democracy. So what happens when one of Canada's richest families owns all the papers in New Brunswick?
Oct 16 2014
| By Aparna Sanyal |
Is Nelly's madness a product of herself or of the absolutes in a world she is forced to inhabit? In this newly translated novel, readers ponder to whom Nelly's suicide note is really addressed.
Oct 9 2014
| By Paula Mallea |
What can be done and what is being done in Canada to move on from the failed "War on Drugs"? Paula Mallea discusses better alternatives in this excerpt.
Oct 2 2014
| By Brad Hornick |
Is the battle over the tar sands the most urgent battle of the environmental movement? Well, yes! Here's why.
Sep 25 2014
| By Daniel Tseghay |
Tings Chak illustrates moments of resistance and struggle within migrant detention centres in Canada. Based on discussions with detainees, these drawings and text reveal these spaces of incarceration.