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Kristine Berey's nursery school in Budapest, 1959.
Features

Budapest to Montreal: Scenes from an immigrant childhood

My husband and I share almost identical stories of our childhood: circa 1956, the sounds of war outside, he in Cairo, me in Budapest,

Papineau Liberal Member of Parliament Justin Trudeau in Montreal December 17, 2008.
Photo by Blair Gable for Maclean's Magazine
Features

Justin Trudeau & the word on the street

Harper is finally gone. It almost seems like the country has let out a sigh of relief, especially among the younger generations.

Editorial: A ‘Yes’ to Housefather is a ‘No’ to Harper on Oct. 19
Editorials

Editorial: A ‘Yes’ to Housefather is a ‘No’ to Harper on Oct. 19

It’s been a long ten years with Stephen Harper and his Conservatives running the country and it is high time to change direction.

Editorial: Prime Minister Stephen Harper must go — and here’s why
Editorials

Editorial: Prime Minister Stephen Harper must go — and here’s why

Among the range of skewed priorities of the Stephen Harper regime is the government’s ideology-driven war on crime and its rapidly rising cost. It is one of several reasons the Conservatives are bad for Canada, out of touch with the voters of this city and province and deserve to be […]

Senator Hugh Segal is ready to see job eliminated, if that’s what voters want
Features

Senator Hugh Segal is ready to see job eliminated, if that’s what voters want

Most Canadians would be hard pressed to name any of Canada’s 105 senators. That’s the nature of the beast. Our senators are appointed by the governor-general on the recommendation of the prime minister. They require no public support or accountability to serve until age 75, and barring a scandal they […]