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September-October 2011

Canada’s coming $50-billion hydro boom brings environmental perils, too

Will Braun

Canada is a nation of wild, legendary rivers. The Mackenzie, the Fraser, the Churchill, and dozens more all empty into our national identity. They flow through our landscape, history, and imagination. They are vital to any history textbook, Group of Seven exhibit, or gift-shop postcard rack. Canada is also a nation of river-tamers. We revere […] More »
July-August 2003

Speak No Evil

Alex RoslinWebsite

Last winter, David Ahenakew shocked the nation with his anti-Semitic comments. But some who know Ahenakew say he never made a secret of his intolerant views. The question is, how did he get away with it for so long? More »