November 1, 2017

THE YEAR'S BEST 8283
University

THE YEAR'S BEST

We collected the data, crunched the numbers and built our rankings. Out of nearly 50 schools, here are the universities with enviable reputations, vibrant libraries, amazing professors and thriving campuses.
Behind the Big Red Machine 2425
National

Behind the Big Red Machine

How a small think tank called Canada 2020 gave rise to Justin Trudeau and became the country’s new nexus of power
PLOT OF GOLD 4041
International

PLOT OF GOLD

Thousands have searched, and some have died, for Forrest Fenn’s mysterious hidden treasure. Allen Abel joins the hunt in New Mexico.
An elite school’s dark past 3233

An elite school’s dark past

How a well-intentioned gesture by Prince Andrew exposed sexual abuse at an exclusive Ontario academy
2,816 dead Canadians and counting 2021
National

2,816 dead Canadians and counting

How Ottawa has scrambled to confront an unprecedented opioid crisis. And why frontline workers say it’s only going to get worse.
CANADIAN INJUSTICE 3637
National

CANADIAN INJUSTICE

Across the country, Gladue rights for Indigenous offenders are being ignored, underfunded or flat-out denied
Truth and education 5253
University

Truth and education

For First Nations, Metis and Inuit students to find academic success, schools need to rework their programs, curricula and campus cultures
I’m moving to Canada 6465
University

I’m moving to Canada

Foreign students are streaming into this country as universities offer guaranteed housing, language classes and mentoring to help newcomers succeed
LETTERS 67

LETTERS

Thank you for the update on the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women commission (“Lost and broken,” Cover, October 2017). I am appalled that this necessary process has been such a waste of money, and that no lessons learned were applied from the previous commission.
Not just for super geniuses 6869
University

Not just for super geniuses

Earning a scholarship isn’t all based on grades. It’s about knowing your skills, research, and starting early.
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