It’s not like Paul is a total writeoff. He cleans up the yard, makes sure the bills get paid, does far more than his share of the laundry. But when his common-law wife Catriona reflects on their relationship—and how casually her 32-year-old spouse has thrown off the cares of the workaday world—a note of resentment creeps into her voice.
MACLEAN’S AND WRITER Martin Patriquin have again managed to tackle the sensitive subjects of immigration, multiculturalism, religion and race in a forthright, balanced and sensitive manner (“Canada: A nation of bigots?” National, Oct. 22).
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