Risk-takers and thrill-seekers who made their marks on Canada. by Kaitlin Vitt
For several centruies, Canada’s East Coast has been the focus of fisheries conflicts and negotiations. by Victor Rabinovitch
Vancouver’s Percy Williams beat the odds when he sprinted to two gold medals. But his post-Olympics struggles led to a tragic end. by Kerry Banks
On the cover
Acrobat and tightrope walker Charles Blondin crosses the gorge below Niagara Falls in 1859.
Defying the odds.
D-Day pilot honoured. Maple syrup memories. Machine gun mix-up.
A special game bag made from woven rawhide and smoked caribou hide.
Bearing witness to war. Making a splash. From the Archives: wild rice harvest. Labour Day by the numbers. Chinatown in focus. The legend of Nellie Cashman. Object of Interest: Kuukpak comb. Canada Summer Games turns fifty.
Exploring the colourful culture of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, islands by Atlantic Canada that are territories of France.
Open Book: Excerpt from Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson. Reviews: Seeing the forest. About face. Roots of resistance. More books: Fur wraps, flamboyant rants, morbid metropolis, anti-fascist fighter. Read them all
Celebrating the successes of 2018–19. Plus our annual honour roll of donors.
A family enjoys a day at Lake Muskoka, in the heart of Ontario’s cottage country.