Photo of the Royal Canadian Bicycle Club
Summer, 2018

Accidental Historian

Barry Slater’s curious nature is helping a Toronto curling club rediscover its past.
Photo by Ron Nickel Photography
Summer, 2018

Footprints in the Sand

Richard Kelly Kemick wasn’t sure why he wanted to spend an entire summer in the Alberta badlands acting in a play about the death of Jesus Christ. In this excerpt from a work-in-progress, the Christian-turned-agnostic discovers he’s not the only one with questions.
Photo of Jasper by W. J. L. Gibbons
Summer, 2018

Distinctly Canadian

Visitors to Jasper, Alberta, still love the town’s namesake host, seventy years after his first appearance.
Photo by Brian Francis
Summer, 2018

Devilishly Elegant

Nothing says summer like a trayful of hard-boiled eggs covered in salad dressing and cornflakes.
Photo by Edmund Jarecki, Chicago Daily News
Summer, 2018

Neighbourhood Watch

In January, 1968, eleven black students integrated Mount Greenwood Elementary School, on Chicago’s Southwest Side. In this excerpt from a memoir of her family’s civil-rights activities, Terry Murray, a white Mount Greenwood teen at the time, recalls the turmoil of the anti-integration protests that followed.
Photo by Conan Tobias
Winter, 2017–2018

Last Ticket to Ride

Letting go of the Centreville carousel.