The Priest Who Shaped a Province
The untold story of the cleric who helped the Métis resistance win provincehood for Manitoba 150 years ago. Read an excerpt from his diary by Philippe Mailhot
The Ballots Question
How a 1919 federal political leadership convention forever changed the way politics is practised in Canada. by Christopher Moore
Looking back at the legacy of the landmark Persons Case. by Charlotte Gray
Experiments in Peace
A group of sixties-era pacifists is forced to examine its principles of non-violence. by Tarah Brookfield
On the cover
A portrait of Métis leader Louis Riel circa 1873.
Sign of the times.
Controversial commemorations. Minor moment?
Construction underway on Inuit Art Centre. Iconic banknote update. Manitoba’s otherworldly archives. Remembering a world-beating Ontario speedboat. From the Archives: white-tailed deer.
A nineteenth-century cutlass and scabbard.
Asking the right questions is crucial to unlocking your family’s history.
Q&A: Ian Roberts on explorer Étienne Brûlé. Reviews: Imposing sanctuary. Land of promise. Respectful trailblazing. More books: ranch hands, public hangings, remarkable women, wrestling Hydro. Read them all
Showcasing the winners of the Indigenous Arts & Stories competition.
Touring the Ottawa River region by bicycle.
How the founder of Orange Shirt Day transformed a frightening childhood moment into an occasion to unite in the spirit of reconciliation.
A restful moment at a Manitoba hunting camp.