March 1, 2019

Into the dark 4041
International

Into the dark

The inside story of an improbable team of divers, a near-impossible plan and the rescue of 12 boys from a Thai cave
The Meng ultimatum 1819
National

The Meng ultimatum

The arrest of Huawei’s enigmatic CFO has landed Ottawa in the middle of a dangerous fight between its closest ally and a rising superpower in China—and Canada stands to lose the most
RENOVATING REPUTATION 2829
National

RENOVATING REPUTATION

Brian Mulroney has been working hard to improve his legacy. It just might be paying off.
The Nancy walking all over Trump 5455
International

The Nancy walking all over Trump

Back as House Speaker, Pelosi has found her political mission

My dissident dad 6263
Society

My dissident dad

A young woman and her father clash over what it means to fight the powers that be and correct injustice
CALLING OSCAR’S ODDS 6061
Society

CALLING OSCAR’S ODDS

Anything can happen in this year of historic firsts in the Best Picture category Here’s a close look at the nominees.
TO THE EDGE OF OBLIVION 3637
National

TO THE EDGE OF OBLIVION

Was Ottawa’s forced relocation of a group of Inuit in the 1950s an act of genocide?
The battle of the bulls 3839
National

The battle of the bulls

Sculptor Don Foulds explains how he made Moose Jaw’s Mac the Moose and why Norway’s giant statue is bigger and better
An artist’s retreat 1213
National Notes

An artist’s retreat

It starts whenever Matthew Lien flies to Taipei. Flight attendants realize who he is and want selfies. Then, at border security, agents tell him they love his music. Meals at restaurants get interrupted by bashful fans. Paparazzi snap his photo on the sly.
Selective consumption 89
THE COLUMNISTS

Selective consumption

IN 2009, THE now-deceased British theorist Mark Fisher published his seminal work Capitalist Realism, a short read detailing the extent to which capitalism had come to dominate modern political thought. Early on in the book, Fisher likens capitalism itself to the alien creature in John Carpenter’s 1982 film The Thing: “a monstrous, infinitely plastic entity, capable of metabolizing and absorbing anything with which it comes into contact.”
February 12019