as a journalist, I love little generalist, political and literary magazines ("We all began in a little magazine": Norman Levine), esp. Montreal-based ones, so in this case Maisonneuve really fills the bill:
Always eclectic, and some good writing.
got the recent issue, and despite the big turnover -- founding editor Webester off the Reader's Digest, and managing editor decamps to Vancouver -- the quality and even the size (64 pp.) have improved this issue
in any case, catch the photo-essay on the poor people of lower East Side Vancouver that it is whiting out during the Olympics.