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Coming up in the March-April 2010 issue of This Magazine

Graham F. Scott

The March-April 2010 issue of This Magazine will be landing in subscribers’ mailboxes this week and is now on most newsstands coast to coast. (If you haven’t subscribed yet, this is a great time to do it, locking in a great price before the HST comes along. Just sayin’!) As always, the stories will all […] More »

Technical note: Our commenting system weirdness—one moment, please.

Graham F. Scott

We’ve been having a spot of trouble with the commenting system on the blog for the last few days; comments mysteriously changing which post they appear on; comments suddenly appearing on every post on the blog, stuff like that. The magazine and podcast comments work fine. It appears to be a problem with the comment […] More »

Tips for young journalists who want to work in international development

Siena AnstisWebsite

[Editor’s Note: Siena Anstis, who has served as our Africa correspondent on the blog over the past few months, is moving on to new projects. She’ll continue to contribute to the blog, but wanted to pass on some of the things she’s learned during her time working and reporting in Uganda, Kenya, and elsewhere for […] More » will be a 100% Olympics-free zone for the next two weeks

Graham F. Scott

The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games open tonight with much fanfare, pomp, jollity, glee, grandeur, ceremony, flourish, and setting things on fire. We’ve spent, oh, about the last six weeks moaning about the whole thing, from the overblown budget to the bogus environmental claims, the sponsor bloat to the unsettled aboriginal land claims, the out-of-control […] More »

Hey, we (re)launched the new This Magazine podcast today!

Graham F. Scott

We experimented with a few one-off podcasts sometime last year, but with the dawn of a new decade, and armed with some New Year’s Resolutions to be as awesome as possible, This is launching a new podcast series today — cleverly titled “Listen to This,” geddit? We’ll be posting new Q&As with some fascinating Canadian […] More »

In the January-February 2010 issue of This Magazine…

Graham F. Scott

The January-February 2010 issue of This is now in subscribers’ mailboxes and on newsstands coast to coast (for the first time ever, we’re also being sold this issue in 30 Canadian airports — let us know if you find us on the racks in your travels!). You’ll be able to read all the articles from […] More »

Watch "EcoChamber" blogger Emily Hunter on MTV Canada tonight!

Graham F. Scott

Emily Hunter, This Magazine‘s resident environmental blogger, took an MTV Canada documentary crew to Alberta’s Tar Sands over the summer to see the devastation that’s unfolding there for herself. She’s currently working on a feature story for the magazine, but the documentary she made is airing tonight on MTV Canada, at 8:30 PM EST. The […] More »

Correction to November-December 2009 issue

Graham F. Scott

Print readers of This, please take note: “After the Tigers,” which starts on page 28 of the November-December 2009 issue, and has been posted online today, is missing one crucial detail: the author’s name. Though writer Meena Nallainathan‘s name appears on the contributors page of the magazine, and her name is attached to the story […] More »

This article on feminist porn included in Best Canadian Essays 2009

Graham F. Scott

Alison Lee’s November-December 2008 This Magazine cover story, “The New Face of Porn” was chosen as one of 14 pieces to be published in Tightrope Books’ The Best Canadian Essays 2009. There are some great pieces of writing in there, and we’re thrilled that an essay that started in the pages of This is getting […] More »

Reminder — Legalize Everything: The Party is this Thursday in Toronto!

Graham F. Scott

So, in case you haven’t already been bombarded with reminders, emails, tweets, facebook messages, and posters about our party on Thursday, here’s one last plug! Our Legalize Everything! party this Thursday, November 19, promises to be a great time, complete with prizes, poets, pirates, and more. Hear some winners of the 2009 Great Canadian Literary […] More »

Welcome to This Magazine's Legalization Week™

Graham F. Scott

The November-December issue of This is showing up in subscribers’ mailboxes and on better newsstands coast to coast this week, and today we’re kicking off “Legalization Week” to showcase the five stories and writers who contributed to this special issue. Today it’s Tim Falconer’s call to legalize physician-assisted suicide in Canada: Given that the boomers, […] More »