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Canada's Newspaper Legend

By Richard MacFarlane

Amid the "newspaper wars" of the ’90s, we’ve been witness to an explosion of electronic news through cable television and the Internet. But less than a generation ago, newspapers were the principal sources of the late-breaking story. Breaking that story entailed hard-nosed ... Read more

Joseph Howe and the Battle for Freedom of Speech

By John Ralston Saul

On 20 March 2004, John Ralston Saul delivered the inaugural Joseph Howe lecture at King’s College School of Journalism in Halifax, Nova Scotia. One of Canada’s foremost thinkers on issues of media, politics and society, Saul spoke to the legacy of Joseph Howe, his famous ... Read more

Next Big Thing

Edited by Philip Lee

Canadian journalist and political insider Dalton Camp left behind a powerful legacy, including books, essays, and newspaper columns on Canadian politics and public policy.

To both celebrate his career and continue his passionate efforts to encourage and support the practice ... Read more

No Place for a Woman

By Antony Berger

As a young woman, the late Ella Manuel left the busy shipping community of Lewisporte, Newfoundland, for the wider world in the 1920s, but eventually returned to the island, as a single mother, to settle in Bonne Bay. An accomplished writer, broadcaster, journalist, advocate ... Read more

The 30-Second Commute

By Stephanie Dickison

Exploring the downfalls of being a freelance writer, this cautionary tale explains what happens when one becomes self-employed, celebrating cubicle-free living through a brilliant comic narrative on the real-life ups and downs of a full-time writer. For more than a decade Stephanie ... Read more

The Typographic Mind

By Robert Bringhurst

An essay on thinking typographically. Includes references to architecture, design, language and poetry.

Word Carving

Edited by Moira Farr & Ian Pearson

Word Carving: The Craft of Literary Journalism collects the works of twelve writers, either up-and-coming or already at the top of their field. Each writes with passion, skill and storytelling expertise. Their words are shaped with all the care and artistry that artist Peter ... Read more