“The new solitudes,” (Cover, May 27) is a well-written, thought-provoking article that showed both sides of the very sensitive issue in the Middle East. As a born-and-bred Canadian, I have no ties to the region, yet I am deeply affected by the recent events there.
A forest fire in northern Alberta continued to burn out of control. Since the blaze began on May 17 about 100 km south of Fort McMurray, it has consumed some 1,400 sq. km of woodland-an area more than double the size of the city of Toronto-and forced the evacuation of 1,200 people.By Jonathon Gatehouse9 min
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