Nonfiction

Dear Atlantic Canadians

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Steve Patterson, radio-famous comedian and author of The Book of Letters I Didn’t Know Where to Send, didn’t know where to send this hilarious letter to Atlantic Canada. So we published it for him.

After Ghomeshi

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Within our justice system, all aspects of a victim’s personal life are on the table: sexual history, correspondence, drinking and drug use. The accused is not put through the same paces; he has the right not to testify. While few in the legal community wish to see this protection removed, it creates a power imbalance in sexual assault cases.

The Strength of Rita MacNeil

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“Lots of people are very insecure, but she just let it all out, she wasn’t worried about being upstaged or anything like that. I always interpreted that as another sign of strength in her.” -Kim Dunn, who played keyboards in Rita MacNeil’s band for 14 years.