“Again and again, the health-care system exploits the sense of obligation we have to one another.”
The Roaring Cat Retreat was more than one couple’s personal zoo. It was a symbol of the divisions between a small Canadian town’s rich and poor, its past and present, and the park’s closure threatened to take some of Grand Bend, Ontario’s unusual character with it.
One of Canada’s biggest cities has a flood control problem. Global warming worsens its prospects.
Cycling culture has the reputation for being a boys club filled with patronizing shop clerks and a highly stratified, male-centric attitude, but Canadian female mechanics are dismantling that gender normative bro-show and increasing access and respect for female cyclists.
Influenced by media, Canadians, like Americans, suffer from unrealistic standards of beauty and conflicted feelings about their naked, natural bodies. One woman in Toronto runs the Body Pride workshops to help reverse that.
Sculpture has always been a controversial art form in Iran, but that is where Parviz Tanavoli has found his greatest inspiration. A new Longreads Exclusive from Maisonneuve magazine.
Between jail and the hospital, Savannah Shannon’s life is in limbo. A new Longreads Exclusive from Genna Buck and Maisonneuve Magazine.
On the complicated reality of surviving a life-threatening disease.