Will Prime Minister Justin Trudeau break our hearts? Most surely he will. But judged by the season launch, I’d say our new prime time series looks promising.
Rover features an excerpt from Generation Rising, the Time of the Québec Student Spring, by editor and writer Shawn Katz (Fernwood Publishing, 2015).
As The Gazette loses more blood, Matthew Hays pays tribute to two departing heavy hitters and asks what’s next for Montreal’s English-language daily.
It isn’t every day that I get spat upon. Then a stranger quietly muttered, “Muslim.”
Terrorism, open societies and fundamentalist religion are a perfect storm in our hyper connected world. The Charlie Hebdo attack raises questions of free expression and humour.
For most of my life I have hated Christmas. My father was often laid off just before the holidays and there wasn’t much money for presents. It didn’t stop me from wanting things. And I always wanted things.
As a Christian Arab he is caught between the Muslims “who say we are the best nation under God” and the Jews “who say we are the chosen people.”
How goes Montreal’s anglo cultural scene? Marianne Ackerman offers some preliminary thoughts ahead of a panel she will join on Sunday hosted by the English-language Arts Network.
There’s something cathartic about riding a bike naked on the streets of Montreal. But that is yet to be determined as we enter our sixty-ninth minute of this ride.
If Rob Ford is politician who strove to be mayor and won, but became an international late-night clown, Jón Gnarr is the anti-thesis, a clown who ran as a joke, but then shockingly won the mayorship of Reykjavik.NDG City Councillor Peter McQueen reviews How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World.
At World Press Photo, the best talents wield the camera not as an indifferent eye, but an instrument that reveals, often tenderly, the complexity of the world and who we are.
The PQ’S Charte des valeurs may be dead, but its origins aren’t. L’Urgence de penser is a collection of essays written mostly by sovereignists opposed to the charter.
Working for the UN in Jerusalem during the Gaza offensive, I found the organization’s neutrality attacked from both sides. But what does it mean to be neutral in a humanitarian crisis?
In her politically audacious My October, Claire Holden Rothman crawls under rugs most of us in this province have left untouched, and the dust she stirs up is impressive.
Gaza’s Ark was an unarmed ship built to bring relief to besieged Gazans and challenge the Israeli blockade from the inside out. It was targeted by Israeli forces on July 11th.