Orangutans Doing Yoga
Vol. 1 | AFTERNOON
Short fiction about orangutans doing yoga.
Who is Alex Trebek?
November 23, 2017 | Passport 2017
This beloved game show host, pop culture icon and sesquicentennial ambassador—plus newly inducted officer of the Order of Canada—is a lifelong champion of his home country.
Cross-Country Couch Surfing
November 8, 2017 | Passport 2017
The Red Couch Tour, a Canada 150 Signature Project, invited Canadians from coast to coast to coast to sit down and say what this country means to them.
Littlest Hobo, Biggest Hero
July 20, 2017 | Passport 2017
Great moments in Canadian television: When an ownerless, nameless German Shepherd roamed the country saving lives and melting hearts.
The Trailer Park Boys' Favourite Things
June 20, 2017 | Passport 2017
(Republished in the Canada Day edition of the Montreal Gazette)
The best in Canadian music, movies, and books—according to the refined tastes of Ricky, Julian, and Bubbles.
They Were Five: The Dionne Quintuplets
June 15, 2017 | Passport 2017
Resisting the shameful treatment of the world's first surviving quints—who were made wards of the Ontario government, and put on public display as tourist attractions.
On the Road Again
March 30, 2017 | Passport 2017
Cruise back to the early '90s with CrossCountry Canada, the low-tech, long-haul trucking simulation that taught geography to a generation of gamers.
March 16, 2017 | Passport 2017
In praise of Lucy Maud Montgomery's Anne Shirley: The heart of Anne of Green Gables, she's a literary heroine for the ages—and all ages of readers.
Master of Puppets
February 23, 2017 | Passport 2017
Mr. Dressup taught generations of kids to keep their crayons sharp, their sticky tape untangled and to always put the tops back on their markers.
February 9, 2017 | Passport 2017
Don't hide your love, Canada: the non-guilty pleasure of Tim Hortons coffee.
January 26, 2017 | Passport 2017
In defence of the Trailer Park Boys, progressive Canadian heroes.
Why Torontonians Without a Family Doctor Miss Out on Mental Health Care
September 9, 2016 | Torontoist
For many, barrier-free clinics are their best bet.
Faith and Loss Across the Generations
June, 2016 | The Literary Review of Canada
Yann Martel's return to an abandoned novel.
All Bodies Great and Small
February 19, 2016 | The Walrus
Mona Awad’s 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl traces the outline of a weight-obsessed culture.
From Horror to Hope
September 30, 2015 | The Walrus
A Q&A with Will Ferguson on his new book, Road Trip Rwanda.
On Fables and Fiction
September 8, 2015 | The Walrus
A Q&A with Patrick deWitt on his new novel, Undermajordomo Minor.
Eight Rebels with a Cause
Summer, 2012 | The Ryerson Review of Journalism
In 2001, advocacy journalism inspired a social revolution when Adbusters provided the impetus for the Occupy Wall Street movement. The RRJ decided to take a look at the history of advocacy journalism to see how it got to where it is today.
OpenFile's Wilf Dinnick named Newsperson of the Year
February 3, 2012 | The Ryerson Review of Journalism
J-Source named OpenFile‘s founder and CEO Wilf Dinnick Canadian newsperson of the year last Wednesday, based on his innovation in redefining the way citizens and journalists interact.