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Why Canada needs quality queer entertainment

Natasha Negovanlis

Carmilla's Natasha Negovanlis reflects on the responsibility of queer entertainers, both on screen and off

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We’re hiring fiction and poetry editors!

Erica Lenti

Applications due February 27

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Migrant detainees use hunger strikes to enact change in Ontario correctional centres

Pema Tsering

In 2013, more than 7,300 migrants were detained in Canada without charges or trial

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Exploring bilingualism and English-speaking privilege at a Montreal movie theatre

andrea bennett

What columnist andrea bennett learned from watching a Xavier Dolan film as a native English speaker—and what Anglophones take for granted

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REVIEW: Unpacking gender through a mystical world in Lake Jehovah

Arielle Piat-Sauvé

In Jillian Fleck's first graphic novel, pronouns, relationships, and more come into play

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REVIEW: Collection of short stories examines the way death changes our lives

Samantha Sobolewski

Date with Destiny's stories evoke sadness, sympathy, hilarity, and even awkward discomfort

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REVIEW: Exploring Toronto’s legacy of poverty in print

Ryan B. Patrick

Bryan D. Palmer and Gaétan Héroux's new book examines the city's history of the poor, from the 1830s to present day

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REVIEW: New Coach House novel explores love, loss, and loneliness through alternating perspectives

Jemicah Colleen Marasigan

Shot-Blue is Jesse Ruddock's debut novel

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Two poems by Leigh Nash

Leigh Nash

From our January/February 2017 issue

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How one Montreal student is fighting food insecurity in Canada’s North

Michael Lyons

Behind Eva von Jagow's DueNORTH

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Q&A: Why a Mohawk community established its own legal system—the first of its kind in the country

Blair Mlotek

In conversation with Joyce King

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Inuit art exhibit sheds light on the people of Nunatsiavut in Labrador

Jonah Brunet

The exhibit is on at St. John's The Rooms

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These reusable pads are changing women’s periods across the world

Courtney Dickson

Lunapads tackle the ongoing cost and environment waste of traditional menstrual products

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Award-winning novel explores life in Winnipeg’s North End

Ophelie Zalcmanis-Lai

The Break, now a Canada Reads finalist, is author Katherena Vermette's first novel

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Meet the Toronto artist transforming one of the city’s unlikeliest neighbourhoods

Nicole Abi-Najem

Caroline Akwe performs at Yonge and Eglinton amid construction and bustling businesspeople

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