This Magazine

Progressive politics, ideas & culture

November-December 2018

I grew up in the age of VCR recordings and pay-per-view. Now, I’m raising my son in the streaming era.

Anne Thériault on what she's learned from Netflix, iPads, and her seven-year-old

Anne Thériault

Now that my son is seven, our weekend mornings have gelled into a proper routine. He wakes up at some ungodly hour—earlier, by the way, than he gets up on weekdays—and plays for a while in his room. When he’s tired of that, he’ll grab a couple of granola bars from the kitchen and then […] More »

The women of Rolling Stone

Lisa Whittington-Hill

If you’ve been busy binge watching season three of Orange Is the New Black (and you really should be) you might have missed the latest issue of Rolling Stone with OITNB stars Taylor Schilling and Laura Prepon on the cover. The magazine’s cover story devotes significant column inches to talking about how historic OITNB is. […] More »

Women: Not coming soon to a theatre near you

Lisa Whittington-Hill

An in-depth review of Hollywood’s problem with women “You could try to hold your camera like this… but your breasts would probably get in the way.” “Women do not belong on set unless they are in hair and makeup.” “Your main job is basically to be my work wife. You need to anticipate my needs. […] More »

Celebrity meltdown coverage: gender matters

Lisa Whittington-Hill

  When male celebrities implode on the world stage, they’re arty heroes. When women do it, they’re called “troubled” and worse Did you miss the recent Valentine’s Day announcement that winning warlock Charlie Sheen is getting married for the fourth time? Maybe you were busy having a life, or watching season two of House of […] More »

Enter to win new books from forward-thinking academics!

Lisa Whittington-Hill

This Magazine has partnered with Lorimer to offer lucky This Magazine readers the chance to win one of the following great Lorimer titles. Simply email [email protected] with the subject line “Lorimer” by January 31st and you’ll be entered into our monthly draw. Quiet No More examines the meaning and promise of Idle No More, the […] More »

Thank you! We couldn’t do it without your support!

Lisa Whittington-Hill

A big, big, big thank you to everyone who has donated to our 47th birthday spring fundraising drive. We couldn’t do it without you! We’d also like to give a big, big, big thank you to all our 47th birthday indiegogo campaign donors: Amanda Beattie, Joyce Byrne, Deborah Brewster, Crissy Calhoun, Nathan Carey, Luke Champion, […] More »

Have you got your copy of our 2012 Year in Review issue yet?

Lisa Whittington-Hill

Our special 2012 year in review issue is now in stores. This newsstand-only special issue is available for a limited time only so get yours today. TODAY! You can also order a copy online (leaving the house is hugely overrated). Just visit and we’ll send you your copy today. This is our first ever year […] More »

Give the Gift of This Magazine!

Lisa Whittington-Hill

Does exposure to malls and holiday jingles make you want to stuff everyone’s stocking with coal? Is getting trampled while trying to buy a large-screen TV not your idea of a good time? Does the thought of crowded mall parking lots turn you into a grinch? If so, we’ve got the perfect gift giving solution. […] More »

A sneak peek at This Magazine’s redesign

Lisa Whittington-Hill

Here’s a preview of our exciting September/October issue. Looks a bit different, doesn’t it? The issue features our brand new look, as well as our first annual Corporate Hall of Shame. We’re really excited about the issue and can’t wait to hear what you think. The issue will be on newsstands across Canada next week. […] More »

You can keep your “all,” thanks. I don’t want it.

Lisa Whittington-Hill

I sighed loudly when I read the “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All” cover line on the latest issue of The Atlantic (July/August 2012). When done sighing, I wondered what the “all” was now. I hoped the “all” was a nap because I was exhausted before I even opened the issue and read Anne-Marie […] More »

This Magazine Presents: The Craft and Business of Writing Workshop

Lisa Whittington-Hill

Writing is no easy gig. Anyone who’s ever put pen to paper (or finger to keyboard) knows the list of roadblocks can seem endless—and even apocalyptic. Sometimes we have great ideas, but can’t write a single sentence. Other times, the writer’s block on ideas can seem Grand Canyon-sized. How do people find time to write, […] More »