THIS

Progressive politics, ideas & culture

Menu
Screen Shot 2017-12-11 at 10.44.08 AM

Social workers devote their lives to helping others. Why aren’t they receiving help themselves?

Shauna McGinn

Behind the shortcomings of the mental health care industry

More »
Screen Shot 2017-12-04 at 10.02.59 AM

The gadgets we rely on are intrinsically changing us

Tyler Hellard

Technology helps us unconsciously make major life decisions—from the way we live to the way we love

More »
bestof

Best of This Magazine 2017

This Magazine

The stories our readers loved most this year

More »
Screen Shot 2017-12-12 at 10.31.21 AM

An ode to old technology

Lisa Whittington-Hill

In defence of the big-ass cellphone in our pop culture favourites

More »
Screen Shot 2017-12-05 at 12.29.25 PM

After a century-long absence, bison are returning to Canada’s national parks

Kyle Edwards

Sixteen of the animals were successfully reintroduced at Banff National Park earlier this year

More »
Christina Aguilera and Pink during 2001 MTV Movie Awards. Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc.

Please, stop pitting women in pop culture against each other

Lisa Whittington-Hill

The media expects female celebrities to be in constant feuds. Enough is enough

More »
Screen Shot 2017-12-13 at 12.15.00 PM

Meet Canada’s abortion doulas

Sara Tatelman

The assistants help break down the stigma for Canadians terminating their pregnancies

More »
Screen Shot 2017-12-08 at 10.30.11 AM

Inside Edmonton’s first Indigenous art park

Brandi Morin

Carrying the theme “the stories of This Place,” each piece will showcase different ways Indigenous people connect to the land

More »
Screen Shot 2017-12-07 at 10.50.17 AM

Why Canada is doing television revivals the right way

Sara Black McCulloch

Homemade reboots are finding a way to successfully connect with new generations

More »
BIB01 In the Ring PRINT.indd

REVIEW: New novel brings together crime and sport in moving narrative

Aaron Broverman

Inside In the Cage by Kevin Hardcastle

More »
GovernorOfNovaScotiaCharlesLawrence

Forgetting Charles Lawrence

Tyler LeBlanc

The racist Nova Scotian tried to destroy my family’s Acadian culture. I’m refusing to let his legacy live on

More »
salvation-army-montreal-road

Is Ottawa’s proposed mega-shelter the right way to tackle homelessness?

Courtney Dickson

Critics say it’s the wrong approach

More »
TGCC.FRCOV.LARGE

I was an opioid addict with cancer. Then, cannabis changed my life

Sam Mellace

Excerpt of Sam Mallace's new book, The Great Cannabis Conspiracy

More »
978-1-55152-706-2_TarryThisNight

REVIEW: New dystopian novel finds influence in today’s biggest conflicts

Ophelie Zalcmanis-Lai

Inside Tarry This Night by Kristyn Dunnion

More »
JJL_2831

B.C. clothing line takes back the appropriated designs of Indigenous communities

Isabelle Docto

Section 35 tackles Indigenous stereotypes head-on with political statements people can wear

More »
Screen Shot 2017-11-27 at 10.18.21 AM

Vancouver’s Sandeep Johal offers hope in the face of female violence with her artwork

Madi Haslam

The artist's Rest in Power series celebrates women whose lives were taken brutally and unjustly

More »
Screen Shot 2017-11-24 at 10.46.12 AM

How voice casting for video games has made the Canadian industry more homogenous than ever

Mike Sholars

Improved video game technology should have made more room for visible minorities. Instead, it’s created more jobs for white people

More »

More topics in-depth