It’s a strange thing, as a Canadian theatre artist, to be part of a relatively small community of colleagues spread far and wide across a massive land mass. Though our aesthetic and pedagogical [...]
Why wouldn’t he talk about it?” Donna Korchinski wonders. “Of course he’s not going to talk about it, because he was ashamed.” She’s speaking of the internment of her Ukrainian step-grandfather [...]
Filmmaker and scholar Marusya Bociurkiw’s Food Was Her Country condenses a lifetime into a few hours’ read—reflecting on her life as the queer daughter of immigrant parents, giving readers [...]
From its opening lines, Jenna Butler’s Magnetic North, a poetic chronicle of her two-week-long sailing journey through Norway’s Svalbard archipelago, delivers keen, tactile observations of a [...]
On January 1 of this year, a large number of women, estimated at “hundreds of thousands” and “five million” in different stories in The Guardian, formed a human chain that stretched the entire [...]
By Tom Langford
Calgary's new public library garnered worldwide attention when it opened in November 2018. And rightly so: Its stunning, inventive design made Architectural Digest’s “most anticipated” list for 2018, as well as that magazine’s tally of the world’s most futuristic libraries. Edmonton’s new downtown Stanley A. Milner Library won’t be far ...
DR. UBAKA OGBOGU SAYS YES. In March 2016 over 100 people were exposed to measles—a serious, vaccine-preventable disease—at Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. The source of the infection was an unvaccinated child admitted to the ER. One of the affected was an immunocompromised toddler battling brain cancer. The risk to this ...
Hakique Virani says yes. Twelve-step addiction recovery programs teach that it is irrational to “do the same thing over and over again expecting different results.” This should be a lesson for legislators too. As the 4,000 Canadian families who lost a loved one to an opioid overdose last year know, our ...